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Bebo founder buys back social network for $1M

Michael Birch isn't sure if he can reinvent the site he launched eight years ago, but he plans to have fun trying.

By Jul. 1, 2013


Bebo promises members that new site will have fewer 'members'

Bebo is coming back, and the original founders promise new members that the new site will have fewer, ahem, members.

By Aug. 8, 2013


Remember Bebo? Yeah. That's why the founder is killing the site

AOL once paid $850 million for the social network. Bebo creator Michael Birch has bought it back for a cool $1 million, and aims to start over.

By Aug. 7, 2013



One of the fastest growing social-networking Web sites on the Internet

By Jun. 18, 2007


AOL sells off Bebo at last

Criterion Capital Partners acquires and will run the teen-oriented social media network Bebo, which had been "a major distraction" for AOL.

By Jun. 17, 2010


Has AOL finally unloaded Bebo?

AOL may have found a buyer in a Southern California hedge fund, but at a price nowhere near what it paid for the social network in the first place--$850 million.

By Jun. 16, 2010


Facebook lands former Bebo CEO

Joanna Shields, who is also an ex-Googler, will run Facebook's sales team for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

By Apr. 1, 2010


Webware 100 winner: Bebo

Webware 100 winner: Bebo

By May. 19, 2009


AOL's Armstrong: Bebo deal 'really fell apart'

He wasn't yet CEO of AOL when it blew $850 million on Bebo two years ago, but now he has to own up to one of the digital-media industry's biggest acquisition messes.

By May. 25, 2010


AOL appoints new chief for Bebo

Company shifts Bebo's chief operating officer to the top slot as the social network is moved into the new AOL Ventures division.

By Jul. 29, 2009