The live trivia app HQ Trivia was once the obsession of the internet, garnering millions of players and an international spotlight. But then it all went wrong. Boom/Bust: The Rise and Fall of HQ Trivia tells the story of the once-viral trivia app and examines vagaries of the attention economy.
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Pretty much every former employee I spoke to for this podcast remembered the aftermath of Colin Kroll’s passing as HQ’s darkest period. The company felt like it was in a total freefall.
People were worried about job security.
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