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App.net lays off entire staff but remains afloat

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
May 7, 2014
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  1. As co-founders of a startup, it's a bad sign when you have to lay off your entire staff and quit taking a salary. But Dalton Caldwell and Bryan Berg, the two responsible for App.net, aren't totally bummed out about their...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,166   +2,391

    Who the hell would pay subs to a social networking site?
     
    Auth3ntic0, Jad Chaar and ikesmasher like this.
  3. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar Elite Techno Geek Posts: 6,498   +971

    Yeah seriously. Not just that but how can they compete with Twitter...
     
  4. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,345   +63

    Sounds like my company It's not that I laid them off, it's just that they don't want to work.;
     
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 7,166   +2,391

    They can't hope to compete, they were trying something slightly different and trying to make a quick buck, maybe they accomplished it, if they did, it's off to the Bahamas for the owners for a while. Goodbye App.net.
     

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