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(Redirected from Convore) was originally Convore, a real-time chat web application created by co-founders Eric Florenzano, Leah Culver, and Eric Maguire.[1]

PC World said "It works as a news aggregate as well as a question/answer forum for its myriad of topics";[2] according to MIT Technology Review, it had "the polish and responsiveness that most new sites of its ilk lack."[3]

In January 2012, Convore pivoted into, with a focus on providing services for businesses, and touting as a core feature that it was based on IRC.[4] The imminent closure of the Convore service was announced on their own website and on Twitter in February.[5][6]

In October 2016, announced that they were closing down, and recommended users to use Slack as a replacement.[7]


  1. ^ "About Convore - Convore". Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2011.
  2. ^ Kennedy, Jason (2011-04-18). "Social Media Treats: Convore and SoftCity". PCWorld. Archived from the original on 2011-11-24. Retrieved 2011-05-08.
  3. ^ "New Chat Thing Convore Is Google Wave Minus the Suck". Technology Review. Retrieved 2011-05-08.
  4. ^ "Convore is reborn as, a chat service for businesses". Gigaom. 2012-01-10. Archived from the original on 2019-05-19. Retrieved 2016-10-28.
  5. ^ "Convore Shutting Down April 1st". Convore. Archived from the original on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2012-12-08.
  6. ^ "Convore Shutting Down April 1st". Twitter. 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2016-10-28.
  7. ^ "Closing up shop". 2016-10-10. Retrieved 2016-10-28.

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