Revue Shuts down

Well, to the surprise of no one (not me at least), I was notified today that the bird site owned (email service) is shutting down.

“From January 12, 2023, it will no longer be possible to access your Revue account. On that date, Revue will shut down and all data will be deleted.”

Martijn de Kuijper

One thing to note: The shutdown news comes just one day after, one of the original co-founders of the bird site, Jack posted the following “a native internet protocol for social media” on Revue yesterday, in which there’s a link to his own competing platform and mentions .

Please make sure to migrate out of any other services owned by this company as soon as possible.

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