Friendster launched in 2002 as one of the first social networking sites. The service allowed users to communicate with other members, share online content and media, discover new events, brands, and hobbies. The site, at its peak, reached tens of millions of registered users; however, it has since lost its popularity. Friendster was acquired by MOL Global in December 2009 for $26.4 million.
In May 2011, Friendster repositioned itself into a social gaming site, discontinuing support for existing users' social data; its new focus is on providing users with entertainment and fun.
Past Team (23)Update
Founder / CEO
Aug, 2002 - Jul, 2005
VP, Sales & Business Development
2004 - Jan, 2005
Senior Product Manager
Jan, 2009 - Oct, 2009
2003 - Jan, 2005
Jun, 2006 - Dec, 2009
Manager of Network Operations
Funding Rounds (5) - $48.5MUpdate
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