Question: What does the term Friendster mean?

Filters. The first social networking site. Launched in 2002 by Jonathan Abrams, members are typically teenagers or young adults in their 20s, depending on the country they live in.

Does Friendster still exist?

Site transformation. In June 2011, Friendster shifted from social networking site to a social entertainment site with a focus on gaming and entertainment. At the end of 2015 Friendster closed the website and related services and on July 1, 2018 it officially ceased to exist as a company.

What is the purpose of Friendster?

BEGINNING AND HISTORY: When Friendster was launched it was simply a social networking site, and its main purpose was to provide opportunities for people to make new friends and to stay in touch with old ones.

How is Facebook different from Myspace and Friendster?

1. Facebook is a newer online social network site compared to Friendster. 2. Facebook has the most number of subscribers as opposed to Friendster. 3. Facebook is ranked 2 by Alexa, while Friendster is ranked at 167. Friendster primarily dominates areas in Asia.

How many users did Friendster have at its peak?

10 million users Friendster, true to its vision, began to expand internationally and gained strong momentum in Asia, especially in South East Asia. However, the picture at home was not as rosy. Friendster peaked at about 10 million users and began to tumble downhill.

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