The start of a new week, start of a new month, the sun was shining earlier today in both London and Malmö and we got lots of nice candies from trick or treating last night, so we have lots to be cheerful about and want to share this happiness with you.
Until now we’ve kept pretty quiet and modest about our happy little system (ok yes, occasionally our servers are not that happy and get grumpy, but hopefully that hasn’t caused too many problems!), but we think it’s time to share a bit about the great things you’ve all been doing – so you can be as happy as we are about how together we’re changing the way the world works, thinks about, and pays for content.
Our video quotes the nice Swedish saying that “many small streams will form a large river”, and we know that leads to the Q: Just how many streams are we talking about and how large is this river?? A: It’s large.
Quick recap: Peter and Linus started testing Flattr with 100 of you back in February. We then opened it up to a few more people in late-March and then opened up even wider in April/May until we opened up to anyone and everyone in August.
Now, two months after going public, we have over 46,056 registered users. And more than 114,057 € has gone through the Flattr system.
You. All. Rock.
So thank you all for being a part of the early journey and here’s to many more streams joining up with us and making the river bigger and bigger each month.