Social browser Flock recently announced that it was shutting down. Today I got an official end of support notice. It also recommended Flock users to upgrade to Chrome or Firefox. Zynga acquired it in Jan 2011 and then killed it as they’re using the Flock team for further development of Zynga. Makes me wonder whether this is just a beginning of a trend where larger entities would just acquire smart digital ventures and repurpose their resources to achieve scale.
I enjoyed my time on Flock. All I can say is RIP Flock.