The Flattr vision, a creative internet beyond ad revenue

I often get asked “why did you start Flattr?” It’s a question I love, because it’s easy to answer. Even though the answer is long the goal has always been obvious for us. The internet is this wonder of creativity, information and imagination. It has unleashed people's creative forces and the power it gives in … Continue reading The Flattr vision, a creative internet beyond ad revenue

Celebrating Flattr 2.0: A look inside our Berlin launch party & time at Mozfest!

It’s been a whirlwind two weeks: we launched Flattr 2.0, hosted a celebration with some of our favorite creators at an awesome location and helped them earn money as they party, then we headed to Mozfest! Here’s a quick breakdown of the last two weeks:   Tuesday, October 24 saw us launch the new Flattr … Continue reading Celebrating Flattr 2.0: A look inside our Berlin launch party & time at Mozfest!

Today’s the day: Flattr 2.0 launches to the public!

We’re incredibly pleased to announce that after a lot of hard work, Flattr 2.0 launches publicly today. The product we’re releasing today was what we imagined, and hoped, Flattr would be when the original idea was born some years ago: an automatic, effortless way for creators to make money from their online content, and for … Continue reading Today’s the day: Flattr 2.0 launches to the public!

Key elements of the new Flattr – the all-knowing, privacy-friendly algorithm

The new Flattr is completely automated, meaning that it flattrs your favorite content for you based on the attention you give it. This is done through our smart algorithm, but how does it really work? What does the algorithm know? What does it tell us? Let’s take a dive into automation, algorithm and privacy! The … Continue reading Key elements of the new Flattr – the all-knowing, privacy-friendly algorithm