Justin.tv was always one of the most popular sites discussed when people in the .TV sub forum at Namepros would ask for examples of developed sites. The site started back in 2007 and grew to have one million registered users by July 0f 2008.
Out of Justin.tv came Twitch.tv which is reportedly in talks to be acquired by Google for $1billion. So now with the focus on Twitch.tv, Justin.tv is shutting down.
The Verge reported:
So in June of 2011 the team decided to focus in on the most popular section of global phenomenon. It now represents one of the biggest sources of web traffic during peak hours, and is reportedly being acquired by Google for $1 billion. In February of 2014 officially rebranded the entire company to Twitch Interactive, and today they put the final nail in the coffin, turning off the website, mobile apps, and API.: users who were broadcasting and watching streams of live video gaming. The new project was called . That company quickly grew into a
“J TV will probably be remembered as one of the most awkward internet experiments of all time,” saidCOO Kevin Lin. “It’s one of those things that can only happen in the age of the internet.
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