SSENSE acquires Polyvore, sparks an outrage.

SSENSE acquires Polyvore, sparks an outrage.
SSENSE/The new Polyvore homepage.

SSENSE/The new Polyvore homepage.

Montreal-based fashion platform SSENSE recently acquired Polyvore, a social-commerce website, from Oath Inc., a subsidiary of Verizon Communications.

Effective immediately, all Polyvore traffic is now redirected to The Polyvore app no longer has community and staff support.

Visitors to Polyvore's desktop site are taken to a SSENSE homepage with two shopping links and a message displaying, “Polyvore is now SSENSE.” Fortunately, the Polyvore community will have till May 10, 2018, to download their content from their respective profiles.

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Members of Polyvore’s online community haven't quitely moved on though. Many have expressed grievances online for disloyalty and little notice given in shutting down the site and mood boards.

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