Popular website multiply.com will shutdown on May 6, 2013
Join us in a moment of silence for the social-networking-site-turned-online-marketplace. Multiply has announced that it will shut down on May 6 and cease business operations by the end of next month. This after completely shutting down its blog platform in December 2012 to shift to e-commerce.
Here's the full statement published on Multiply.com:
"We regret to announce that Multiply will be closing on May 6, 2013, and ceasing all business operations by May 31, 2013.
Multiply will maintain normal site operations through May 6. We will use the rest of May to make sure the all accounts are settled and that merchants receive full payment for all the transactions they completed on our platform. This will also provide our merchants with time to find and migrate to alternative ecommerce platforms, settle all payments on items bought and delivered, and to minimize disruption to their businesses.
Multiply will ensure that you receive all funds you earned on the platform no later than May 31, 2013. We will close the actual marketplace sooner, on May 6, 2013, to ensure that all orders have sufficient time to complete and be delivered to your customers before the end of the month.