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The Web at 25: Out of the ashes and onto the Friendster

In part 3 of his four-part series reflecting on a life lived largely on the Web, Crave's Eric Mack recalls fleeing the dot-com bust fallout for Alaska, only to be drawn back to a digital world that was growing up fast.

By March 12, 2014

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Correction: A look back at Friendster

A previous version of this story incorrectly stated where Friendster was based in 2002. It was based in Mountain View, Calif.

Read the corrected story here.

By February 5, 2014

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Remember Friendster? Thought so

A decade ago, the social-networking world was a very different place than it is nowadays, with several contenders for the crown. Most didn't make it, but Facebook did.

By February 4, 2014

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This startup wants to mail you quarters (really)

Washboard wants to help you get your laundry done by sending you quarters, which is just as ridiculous as the 25-year-old "Saturday Night Live" joke about a bank that just makes change.

By June 21, 2014

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Send off Windows XP by blowing it up with Microsoft's help

From the good-sport department, Microsoft takes a shot at itself with a Web game that encourages players to send Windows XP back to the early naughts, permanently.

By April 11, 2014

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Friendster founder raises $1.7M for social startup Nuzzel

Jonathan Abrams' latest project raises seed round from investors including 500 Startups' Dave McClure.

By November 8, 2012

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The Web at 25: How it won the White House -- and won me back

In the fourth and final installment of his series celebrating 25 years of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack returns to the Web from the wilderness after spending some time exploring the dark side of the Force, er, politics.

By March 13, 2014

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The Web at 25: Dot-com bubble bursts and breaks me, too

In part 2 of a four-part series tracking a colorful quarter-century of the Web, Crave's Eric Mack drops out of school to join the dot-com madness of the late '90s, only to get drop-kicked back to where he came from.

By March 11, 2014

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The Web at 25: I was a teenage dial-up addict

In part 1 of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack reflects on how the Web blossomed out of an idea from Tim Berners-Lee. Oh, and thanks for the awkward first kiss, AOL girl!

By March 10, 2014

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The Web at 25: I was a teenage dial-up addict

In part 1 of a four-part series, Crave's Eric Mack reflects on how the Web blossomed out of an idea from Tim Berners-Lee. Oh, and thanks for the awkward first kiss, AOL girl!

By March 10, 2014