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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


At Glasshouse event, Bebo's Michael Birch avoids AOL talk

Birch co-founded the social network in 2005, then flipped it to AOL for $850 million. He's more than happy to talk about his preference of fish and chips over hamburgers, though.

By April 21, 2008


Maps and mapping

This week: Mapping! It's one of my favorite topics. We'll discuss how maps are made, who owns the aerial image of your backyard, and how to crowd-source mapmaking. With Peter Birch of Google and Nick Black of Cloudmade.

By March 19, 2010


Bebo founder drops $1 million at charity auction

Michael Birch, who sold his site to AOL for $850 million, says he'll match all of the proceeds at Monday night's Charity Water benefit.

By December 15, 2009


JVC looks to the trees for latest earbud design

New model is made with birch.

By January 3, 2008