Es gab wohl schon mal deutlich bessere Zeiten für ADN und ich hoffe, dass dieser Dienst mit dem heutigen Blogeintrag nicht langsam seinem Ende entgegen geht.
Kurzgesagt läuft erst mal alles weiter wie gewohnt aber man hat keine festen Mitarbeiter mehr; inkl. der Gründer.
The good news is that the renewal rate was high enough for App.net to be profitable and self-sustaining on a forward basis. Operational and hosting costs are sufficiently covered by revenue for us to feel confident in the continued viability of the service. No one should notice any change in the way the App.net API/service operates. To repeat, App.net will continue to operate normally on an indefinite basis.
The bad news is that the renewal rate was not high enough for us to have sufficient budget for full-time employees. After carefully considering a few different options, we are making the difficult decision to no longer employ any salaried employees, including founders. Dalton and Bryan will continue to be responsible for the operation of App.net, but no longer as employees. Additionally, as part of our efforts to ensure App.net is generating positive cash flow, we are winding down the Developer Incentive Program. We will be reaching out to developers currently enrolled in the program with more information.