Tag: friendster

by Julie Keck

1. AOL poised to hire Susan Lyne to run all content brands but HuffPo (AllThingsD) 2. Cablevision sues Viacom in battle over bundling of channels (NYT) 3. What the Atlantic learned from its Scientology incident (PaidContent.org) 4. Yelp: We compete with print, not Google or Facebook (CNET) 5. Andrew Breitbart’s combative conservativism lives on with […] more »

by Mark Glaser

They say that history repeats itself, but that’s so easy to forget. It was only as recently as 2006 that analysts were saying that MySpace was likely worth $15 billion (and I was spoofing that conclusion). And you can go back to older social networks like Friendster or Tribe.net or America Online’s chat rooms… you […] more »

by Jennifer Woodard Maderazo

What do Brazilian and Indian Internet users have in common? A favorite social networking site called Orkut, a Google web property which, when it was launched in 2004 was meant to put its parent company on the social networking map in the U.S. Orkut may not have taken off stateside, but it has exploded in […] more »