Formspring, The Pioneering ‘Ask Me Anything' Anonymous Q&A Platform, Is Shutting Down

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http://techcrunch.com – Formspring, a startup that helped pioneer the “ask me anything” format of anonymous Q&A online, is shutting down. The San Francisco company announced the news in a blog post this afternoon. The closure of the Q&A platform will occur March 31st, and users will be able to export their data until April 15th, Formspring’s founder and CEO Ade Olonoh wrote in the closure announcement. Formspring may have been the first mover in its space when it launched back in 2009, but its brand was certainly hurt when parts of its service were replicated by larger existing players such (IT news)