|Acquired by||Telegraaf Media Groep (TMG)|
Hyves is the social networking site in The Netherlands with mainly Dutch visitors and members. Hyves is comparable to American sites such as Facebook and MySpace. Hyves was founded in 2004 by Raymond Spanjar, Koen Kam and Floris Rost van Tonningen. In May of 2010 Hyves had more than 10.3 million accounts, with growth of over two million members compared to the previous 1.5 years.