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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 August 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 August 7, 2013


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 July 1, 2013


Why Google Glass is the next frontier for developers

Google Glass has the potential to succeed the Facebook Platform and the iOS App Store as the next great frontier for developers.

By July 8, 2012


Pinterest guide: What it is, how to start and who to follow

Katie Collins presents her guide to Pinterest -- and explains why it's going to be the next big social networking sensation in the UK.

By February 22, 2012


Cameron promises government won't be 'heavy-handed' online

Representatives of government and business are discussing cybercrime at the London Conference on Cyberspace today.

By November 1, 2011


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 June 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 June 16, 2010


Internet troll jailed for abusing families of dead teenagers

A man who sent hateful messages to the grieving families of dead teenagers has become the first person to go to prison for Internet trolling.

By September 14, 2011


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