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…
The tech world is full of flops. This ain't them; some of these companies and their products were monstrously successful for a time; others never even had the high expectations and hype required for something to earn the title "flop".
When all the brightest stars of the internet universe come together to roast Facebook the old fashioned way, it's poor ol' MySpace that takes the brunt of the insults. I mean, as it should be, right?
The thrice-obsolete social networking service Friendster is deleting all user content next month. Woe is us! Er… woe is us who still have a Friendster account. So, woe is twelve-to-fifteen people?
Guys, Facebook is so last week. You know what the new hotness is? Friendster! Hey, stop laughing!