Roam to pause new sign-ups
The launch of a waitlist comes after an influx in new users
Heard about Roam Research?!
Well, it’s becoming incredibly popular right now — with thousands of productivity geeks flocking to the “new Evernote” to take advantage of its “networked thought” for brain-like note-taking.
Learn about Roam here…
Here’s a timeline into how Roam has gone waitlist first
🐌 Slow Load Times
Roam has historically been slow. This has been due to high server load, smaller team, and early development — all-natural problems of a start-up.
Most recently Roam announced a data loss — due to a huge influx in users — mainly due to a Thomas Frank video that overwhelmed the service.
As you can see by these recent tweets, it very much reached capacity.
📰 No New Users
All new users from tonight will now have to sign up to a waitlist and wait for an official Roam invite. This was announced by Conor White-Sullivan after seeking guidance from the Roam Cult and community.
📈 Surge in Use
The growth of Roam has been incredible to see, so many useful resources already being made. Take Shu Omi’s YouTube channel below:
Recently, we have been exploring the future of Roam.
This news is probably one of the best things for Roam at the moment, staggering users until their development cycle is, further along, will create happy existing users, moe hype waiting for users, and greater speculation around the tool.