IAC-Backed Social Journaling Service Proust To Close the Last Page In Its Diary


Just because entrepreneurs have an unending well of inspiration for intimate social networks doesn’t mean that users—or revenues—follow. Proust, the social diary service launched by IAC back in July, told users via email today that the site will close on January 31. The company, which tried to emphasize sharing deep, personal memories with close friends and family, offered a data export tool for any content that may have been uploaded, reports AllThingsD.

Proust started in beta in 2010. Since then, however, features like the ability to visualize one’s life history as a timeline, have been adopted by another social network you may have heard something about one time. Read More