How did you find out about Vivaldi.Net?
Mana last edited by
Hey friends! Warm greetings from Japan! So tell us, how did you find out about Vivaldi.Net? Were you a [b]My Opera[/b] user? Personally i got the link from an article informing us that My Opera is shutting down. (Mashable?) Hopefully i will spread the message right? Since i totally [url=http://coffin-cache.zohosites.com/blogs/post/Vivaldi-Net/]shout it out in my own blog[/url]. :woohoo: What about you?
tenno-seremel last edited by
Read somewhere on my.opera. I'm not quite sure where exactly :whistle: Exported most of my old gallery and some posts manually and moved here
Suntana last edited by
I saw a MyOpera member mentioning it to someone else who was looking for a new Blogging home. I clicked on the link and I have to admit, when I first saw the home page of Vivaldi, I was skeptical. I seriously wondered, "Hmmm??? Is this real or is this just some scam?"
Then I think I saw in my Latest Activities a link to Jon's Blog with that invitational post to join Vivaldi. My skepticism subsided some, but not entirely. I still wondered, "Is this really Jon's Blog … THE Jon's Blog? Or is it just someone pretending to be Jon?"
slackwrdave last edited by
Ruari did a good job of getting the word out over at myopera.
AcesOnFire last edited by
Well i liked MyOpera and when they announced to close it, it was like a little part of my was falling apart.
But when i read the CNET article about vivaldi i was up in flames
Ice007 Banned last edited by
I also first read it at MyOpera.
But I´m sure many users will find out through the press, respectively web articles.
I believe it was QuHno's blog on myopera.
Koiai last edited by
Through you… and that article you sent me. I even updated my opera yesterday too. Kind of sad to see it go but well, all things must come to an end.
Midnight_stardust last edited by
Yes. Through you too
I started my Internet life through Opera. I was a dedicated follower of it for some years until the social net scene started to change and I sort of lost track of it. With the recent changes to the browser and stuff, I was aware of whats going on. But I came across an article the other day, I think it was CNET. I honestly do not know why but the whole shut down thing has shocked me a lot. I searched around to know more about this place and it was good enough for me to give this a try
noisyandy last edited by
I think My Opera was the first social network I joined after Windows Live and I made many friends on there and found romance
What appealed to me was the presentation and the ability to put photo albums on there as well as socialising.
When the demise of My Opera was announced, I went on the forum about it. In the ongoing dialogue a number of contributors keep mentioning Vivaldi.Net so I set up on here, and have just finished uploading my photos…..after asking for the limit on numbers of photos and albums to be raised, admin obliged
If users are unhappy about other issues, I strongly rcommend they go on or start a forum.
Numbers are small but increasing so more publicity is needed to make it a viable, thriving community, so recommend Vivaldi.Net!
leirom last edited by
I started my more active Internet life with the Opera browser, and wrote my first blog post in the Opera Community – so I must have read about the (shocking) shut down there.
I came straight here. :woohoo:
WillyWanker last edited by
I've been using Opera since Version 8 or 9, but I used MyOpera only as an alternative Email address. After the MyOpera shutdown announcement, I moved on.<br />Then I read about Vivaldi in a german news article at http://www.golem.de/news/kritik-des-ex-opera-chefs-opera-hat-sein-ansehen-verschleudert-1401-104140-2.html and thought "Hey, give it a try".<br /><br />From what I can say after spending only half an hour setting everything up, I actually like it.
NightMayor last edited by
What happened to me was I got linked to an article from a podcast about Opera signing up Samsung for Opera TV Store on TechCrunch. A related article was of the former Opera CEO launching Vivaldi! Also several minutes later I popped on over to Ruario's blog on My Opera and I saw he had made a post on the subject.
Greetings from Norway! I was previously not a user of My Opera, but I read about the shutdown in a Norwegian news article. After reading the article I got interested in seeing what this new service would be like. So far so good! And I really like the policy that the data belongs to the user and not to the provider. I think this is a step forward, but I'm also curious about how the company is going to earn money to keep the service going.
debazan last edited by
Yo me entere atreves de myopera, tenia tres cuentas cada una la utilizaba para un nombre de álbum diferentes, me entere que lo iban a cerrar y me entro algo malo , porque tuve que hacer un lugar nuevo para alojar mis fotografía…. :woohoo:
Perttii last edited by
I read about it in Computerworld Norway.
I have great respect for Mr. Jon S. von Tetzchner and although I have been using FireFox and not "his" Opera web-browser lately, I join because I like the repect for my privacy - as opposed to FaceBook and Google, etc - who steal our personal data and sell it for commercial purposes.
If I like it and feel safe here, I would even consider using my own name and improve my Avatar, too!
Neugen last edited by
I learned about Vivaldi today in an article from Reuters on Bing news.
Locopoloco last edited by
Read about it on Dawn.com via google. I have to get away from facebook anyhow. I'm one of those kids whose mother has tried to 'friend' them on FB. Time to go elsewhere. Im 47 and she's 82…