The reason, as you might expect, is simply that no one was using it.
Friendfeed was one of the first networks to provide real-time updates for social feeds. Our Editor-in-Chief, Martin Bryant, actually got his job at TNW thanks to an ad placed on FriendFeed, and we even used private groups on the social network as our staff backchannel for a while.
If you’re still on the platform, posts, messages and photos will be available until April 9, after which they will disappear into the ether. No new sign-ups are being accepted.