A Digital Autopsy: How Computer Scientists Analyzed Friendster's Cause of Death

Founded in 2002, Friendster was a pioneer among social networks, beating MySpace and Facebook to the scene and, at its peak, boasting over 100 million users. In 2009, though, it swiftly descended into irrelevance and obscurity—and computer scientists have been scraping though its remains to work out exactly what went… »2/28/13 5:03am2/28/13 5:03am