Colin Kroll

 

 

Age: 34

 

Summary: co-founder and chief executive officer of the HQ Trivia app, which live-streams 15-minute trivia shows twice a day to tens of thousands of mobile users and became a viral sensation when it debuted in August 2017 and it inspired an array of copycat apps, who was among those who founded the 6-second video app Vine, which was sold to Twitter in 2012 and closed down in 2017, who worked briefly for Twitter and later acknowledged being fired for "poor management" amid allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior toward women.

 

 

Cause of Death: Apparent drug overdose

 

Born: May 17, 1984

 

Died: December 16, 2018

 

Location: Manhattan, New York