I just got the official notice today (even though I have been hearing rumors for some time now) that Pownce is officially shutting down shop on December 15th. I guess you can’t hit home runs with everything you do huh? Pownce had potential, but when Twitter came along and had such a better interface, not to mention you didn’t have to “get an invite” etc. I used Pownce a few times, never really saw much from it, or liked it all that much so I am not really sad about it going away. What are your thoughts about it shutting down?
Here is the official word from the email tonight:
We are sad to announce that Pownce is shutting down on December 15,
2008. As of today, Pownce will no longer be accepting new users or new
To help with your transition, we have built an export tool so you can
save your content. You can find the export tool at Settings > Export.
Please export your content by December 15, 2008, as the site will not
be accessible after this date.
Please visit our new home to find out more:
Our thanks go out to everyone who contributed to the Pownce community,
The Pownce Crew