Tallygram, a Facebook-based friend-finding app created by dating site OkCupid, has shut down, saying that the community never grew large enough to sustain the site. Tallygram, which originally billed itself as “a better way to surf Facebook,” first opened for business in November 2012.
Now the site, in a note to existing users (below), is referring to itself as an “experiment.” Those existing users have an option to export their data from the service by May 15.
With sites like Facebook continuing to build out its own ways of mining its massive database of users and information, such as Graph Search, and many other ways to discover new people (three examples are Badoo, OkCupid and Tinder, which like OkCupid is also owned by IAC) it’s perhaps not too surprising that Tallygram found it hard to pick up traction.
The service, which came out of OkCupid…
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