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16th Dec 2018

Founder of Vine, Colin Kroll, found dead aged 35

James Dawson

Kroll was named CEO of HQ Trivia in 2015.

The co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, Colin Kroll, has been found dead aged 35.

TMZ reports his girlfriend called New York City police early Sunday morning to ask them to perform a welfare check after she was unable to get in touch with him.

It is reported that Kroll’s body was found in his bedroom.

He was named CEO of HQ Trivia in 2015, a year after he stopped working for Twitter.

He was the general manager of the six-second video company between 2013 and 2014. Prior to that he had been chief technology officer for Jetsetter.

He also served as the Engineering Manager at Yahoo between 2007 and 2009.