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Quite a few April Fool’s Day jokes have come through Betabeat’s transom today, but only one held our attention for more than 30 seconds: QuizUp’s new “general nonsense” quiz category.
The wildly popular QuizUp app matches you with strangers or friends to compete in a variety of categories, from Harry Potter to Ancient Rome to general knowledge. They introduce new categories pretty frequently, but usually they follow the SAT-multiple-choice format of one question with three wrong answers and the right one.
If you’re as addicted to QuizUp as we are, you’ll be thrilled to learn it’s probably here to stay for now, thanks to a $22 million shot in the arm.
Plain Vanilla Games, the studio that owns QuizUp, announced the fundraising round today. The participating investors included Tencent Holdings and Sequoia Capital, who led the round, according to a press release.
Find your apartment finder Scrolling through disgusting and/or terrifying Craigslist apartment ads has become an unfortunate initiation ritual for NYC newcomers. But just in case you’re maybe, sort of, kinda getting tired of completely re-imagined neighborhood lines and surprise walkups, real estate site Lovely just added a direct-to-landlord application feature this week. Like job application Read More