There is absolutely no reason they can’t communicate something, even if just to say “we’re taking a little break, we’ll be back with more updates later.” I know they have a small team, but they have someone on staff whose job is Community Liaison. I think it’s poor judgment to leave all the beta testers who’ve been here through thick and thin in the dark. I know for a fact some of the partners were given an update over 2 weeks ago. It would be so easy to put that same info into a bulletin and would be very welcome by everyone.
I also realize we’re not in normal times, and if that’s the reason they’ve pulled back, let us know! The beta testers have been through all kinds of ups and downs, from the app development being suspended 2 years ago to losing Jacob, a key engineer, in a tragic death a few months before the launch. We’ve always been here for Dom and his team, no matter how bad things got. So it feels a bit personal to now be ignored after all we’ve been through together.
Everyone in this community wants to see this app succeed. We’ve all made so many great online friends through this app and forum. It’s why many people are concerned about the long silence. But at some point people are going to start questioning whether it’s worth sticking around if it appears that even the Byte team has lost interest in their own app and community.
They need to let us know what’s going on, good or bad.