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  1. Huge cache of Russian e-mail account info leakedHuge cache of Russian ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... were not all from Gmail accounts but instead appeared to be compiled from multiple hacked sites including Friendster and eHarmony, according to the International Business Times . In a posting on its security blog, Google said that less than 2% of ...

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  2. Huge cache of Russian e-mail account info leakedHuge cache of Russian ...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... were not all from Gmail accounts but instead appeared to be compiled from multiple hacked sites including Friendster and eHarmony, according to the International Business Times . In a posting on its security blog, Google said that less than 2% of ...

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  3. Delaware Says Relatives Can Inher...Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | MediaPost

    Broadly speaking, social media is now in its 12th year (measuring, quite arbitrarily, from the founding of Friendster in 2002) and it has quickly grown into a global phenomenon: over half the U.S. population is on social media, as well as one-quarter ...

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  4. CEO of Courtland Brooks, Mark Brooks, Set to Give Keynote Address at...Read the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | WebWire

    ... Mark Brooks has worked in the internet dating and social networking industry since 1998 with companies such as Friendster, FriendFinder, Cupid.com and POF.com . ABOUT THE IDATE DATING INDUSTRY CONFERENCE 'iDate' is the largest industry convention ...

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  5. What makes an online community workRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Social Media

    ... in 1,000 who spent a lot of their time making the community ultimately a success. Most social networks, such as Friendster and Orkut , end up "losing control" of their communities and then spend their entire life trying to being the mission back ...

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  6. Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2014 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... Too many of the high user-growth startups have been fads, and numbers can go down as fast as they go up, as per Friendster and MySpace. 5. Understanding competitive early-mover requirements. First movers in a new space need users more than revenue ...

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  7. iDate Cologne to Host a Special Pre-Conference Session Prior to 2014 EventRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | WebWire

    ... Mark Brooks has worked in the internet dating and social networking industry since 1998 with companies such as Friendster, FriendFinder, Cupid.com and POF.com . ABOUT THE IDATE EXPO 'iDate' is the largest industry convention for the dating business. ...

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  8. it's super noisy out there, so why write? What I've learned at BlogHer 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2014 | BlogHer

    ... . The subject: The Future of the Social Web. It's a heady topic, covering the last 10 years of change--from Friendster and Blogger and MySpace to whatever hip new thing you're totally beta-geeking out about right now. One of the main takeaways that ...

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  9. Do You Remember Friendster?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Clickz

    ... possible instead of just reacting to what's in front of them. When I was starting out in digital marketing, Friendster was the social network of the time. With exponential growth rates and a new format for interaction, it was the buzz of the ...

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  10. We've Extended the PITCH DeadlineRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Women 2

    ... that plague job-readiness and career management. His prior experience includes Head of Technology at Friendster, Live Nation Worldwide, Howard Dean's presidential campaign, and Lucidity (the commerce arm of BlueMountain.com). Before managing ...

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  11. Facebook is a School Yard Bully That's Going DownRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | CIO

    ... users by manipulating their feeds should hasten its decline, putting it on course to follow the likes of MySpace, Friendster and similar social sites. This coming decline is no secret at Facebook. The company is clearly worried that it may be losing ...

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  12. This Is What 2014's Social Networks Would Have Looked Like In 1997Read the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... born. So much of life in 1997 was good. The internet was hardly a part of that. Five years before the advent of Friendster, social networking as we know it was just a twinkle in a 16-year-old Mark Zuckerberg's eye. But if you're curious as to what ...

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  13. Orkut who? Google shuts down proto-social media site this SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Cult of Mac Blog

    Back in the heady days of the early 2000s, early social networking services like Tribe.net, Friendster, MySpace and Facebook all offered similar features: connecting with other folks via the world wide web.

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  14. Flashing Back to 2004 As Orkut Fades Away a Decade LaterRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | Re/code

    ... memory lane for a moment and remember the circumstances of Orkut's launch in 2004, after Google had tried to buy Friendster and two weeks before the first appearance of Facebook. " Exclusive Google will shortly unveil its social networking site, ...

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  15. World Cup Wisdom: To Succeed In Business, Think Like A GoalieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2014 | Forbes.com

    ... market, but your timing was off by a bit, or you were completely wrong in where you thought the market was going. Friendster, SixDegrees, and all of the generation one social networks were correct in that people would want to have profiles and be ...

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  16. Social networking services should be facilitated not controlledRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Biznology

    ... my users, the 1/1000 who spent a lot of their time making the community ultimately a success. Most SNS's, such as Friendster and Orkut , end up "losing control" of their communities and then spend their entire life trying to being the mission back ...

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  17. Social Apps: What You Can Learn from the BestRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2014 | Adotas

    Everyone knows that staying afloat in the Social world is rough - in a landscape littered with the abandoned Friendster and MySpace profiles of yore, running a social app can be an intimidating challenge.

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  18. Social News Aggregator Nuzzel Raises $1.7M From Lowercase, Homebrew, And OthersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | TechCrunch

    Nuzzel , the social news startup led by Friendster founder Jonathan Abrams, says it has raised $1.7 million in new funding.

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  19. Nuzzel, the hot social news discovery startup, grabs another $1.7MRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | VentureBeat

    ... angel investors like ESPN exec Ryan Spoon, media investor Gordon Crawford, and others. Nuzzel founder (and former Friendster cofounder) Jonathan Abrams told VentureBeat that the startup will use the additional funding to expand its current ...

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  20. Addition of foaf:gender to specRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2014 | Planet RDF

    ... databases such as Six Degrees (the old pre-crash version; the domain name seems to have been recycled) or Friendster . However, the FOAF "data set" (ie. the collection of all Web documents and services which use FOAF vocabulary) is highly ...

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