Colin Kroll, one of the founders of smartphone apps Vine and HQ Trivia, is found dead in his apartment in the American New York. He is 34 years old.
The police found the body after the friend of Kroll had called, according to TMZ. She worried after him by telephone could not achieve.
According to sources, Kroll found surrounded by drug paraphernalia. The police would suspect that he died from an overdose. The research is still running.
Kroll was one of the founders of Vine in 2012. The app allowed users to create short movies, each re-play. The company was acquired by Twitter in 2014, where he was later discharged. Vine was eventually scrapped.
Presenter HQ Trivia honors deceased founder of Kroll in quiz app
Last year, Kroll again together with Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann, to join together the quiz app HQ Trivia to start. In the app, players can in large numbers at the same time to enter the same quiz program, which also includes cash prizes will be awarded.
HQ last year was a big hit, but since then, would the user figures of the app drop.
According to Recode was Kroll internally under fire, because he is very aggressive towards staff would prepare. Nevertheless, he was last summer, the CEO of the company.
Profile: Colin Kroll, deceased founder of Vine and HQ Trivia