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  2. Friendster - Wikipedia

    Friendster was a social network and social gaming site based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, founded in 2002 and launched in 2003. It had over 8.2 million registered users in 2008 and was one of the original social networks until 2009, when it was overtaken by Facebook. It became a social gaming site in 2011 and ceased trading in 2018.

  3. What Happened To Friendster? 4 Reasons Why It Failed

    Friendster was a social networking service that allowed you to create user profiles, connect with other people, and communicate with them. It failed because of site performance issues, rising competition, executive turnover, and extensive content moderation. Founded in 2002, it was later rebranded and relaunched into a social gaming site with a focus on Southeast Asian users.

  4. The Friendster Autopsy: How a Social Network Dies | WIRED

    A group of internet archeologists have picked over the digital bones of Friendster — the pioneering social networking site that drowned in Facebook’s wake — and we now have a clearer picture ...

  5. How Friendster Works | HowStuffWorks

    Friendster is a social networking site that connects you with friends, family, colleagues and new friends over the Internet. You can create a profile, make connections, join groups, interact via messages, blogs and applications, and represent yourself or your business. Learn more about its history, features, safety issues and future.

  6. Friendster is back! Or is it...?

    November 21, 2023 - The Australian Cyber Security Centre has provided 10 steps for small and medium businesses to store customers' personal data securely. CONTINUE READING 0 Comments. We take a look at a supposed relaunch of Friendster, a social media site once hugely popular in many parts of the world.

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  7. Before Facebook there was… Friendster? Yes, that’s right!

    Friendster was founded by Jonathan Abrams, a Canadian computer programmer, in March 2002. The site started in a basement with ten friends and went live that same month. It grew to several hundred users within a few weeks and grew to over 3 million users by early 2003.

  8. Friendster Back with Social Network | Social Media Today

    Friendster is bringing social back. Yes the traditional social networking platform is back from social gaming. Friendster was launched in 2002 by an American computer programmer Jonathan Abrams as a social networking platform to connect users with each other to share videos, photos, messages and comments with each other via their profiles.

  9. Friendster - Facebook

    Friendster. 267,367 likes · 1 talking about this. The Official Friendster page on Facebook.

  10. Antisocial Media: The Rise and Fall of Friendster | Mental Floss

    Friendster was getting just 1.1 million. By 2006, Friendster was mired in software kinks and something less tangible: a loss of cachet among users who were gravitating toward other social ...