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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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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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Farewell, 2003: The Friendster apocalypse is nigh

The site that was many peoples' intro to online social networking is now telling them that it's planning to focus exclusively on gaming--and they better export profile content before it's deleted.

By April 26, 2011

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Friendster explains monetization plans

In effort to better monetize its services, the social network is looking to expand its brand to encompass games and location-based services.

By September 27, 2010

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Friendster finds buyer in Asian payment company

Pioneering social-networking site agrees to be purchased by MOL Global, a Malaysian online payment company.

By December 9, 2009

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Friendster gets a face-lift, looks for love?

The social network has long since fallen from favor in the U.S. Its redesign places its focus more squarely in Asia, where the youth market has stuck with it.

By December 3, 2009

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Friendster awarded 'compatibility scoring' patent

The social network has earned three other patents in the past and says more are on the way.

By December 9, 2008

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Friendster announces support for Facebook apps

Through a licensing agreement with Facebook, applications for the big-in-Asia social network will be virtually interchangeable. Will others be on the way? Maybe.

By October 2, 2008