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Flock Bids its Farewell

Written on April 13, 2011 by Adam Eve

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After providing its users with features that will make jaws drop, Flock is saying goodbye.

, the with loads of media sharing and social features in it, announced that it’s shutting down. Unfortunately, the web browser went out with a sigh, and the news has been greeted with a shrug.

Five or six years ago, Flock was born and people loved the web browser. Some of its was not trivial to build, and an HTML editor in a content management system was revolutionary back then. But things drastically changed after that. Maybe Flock was just too ahead of its time, or other web browsers in the market was just progressing slow.

Looking back when Flock was first launched, many users were amused because they were so wide-eyed about its features. However, those wow factors are now simple part of web browsers nowadays. Those naive enthusiasm aid the quick move of the industry forward. Indeed, the rapid acceleration of technology, history and culture can burn people out.

Back then, everyone was so jaded and conservative about what they get excited about. But today, people tend to play safe, making it detrimental for progress and innovation.

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