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2008-09-04 09:00:17

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Socialmedia.com, the first social advertising network to monetize Facebook application traffic, is now allowing marketers to advertise within Orkut and Friendster applications. Hundreds of applications currently exist on Orkut and Friendster, with these two social networks reaching a combined global audience of 50MM+ unique users. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080429/AQTU109LOGO) Orkut and Friendster are two of the social networks...

2008-08-21 12:00:51

MocoSpace (mocospace.com), the largest mobile social network, today announced the addition of Bebo's first employee and board member, and current angel investor, Jim Scheinman to its board of directors. Scheinman pioneered and shaped the social networking space as an early employee of Friendster and the first employee of Bebo, helping to launch the world's third largest social networking site which was sold to AOL last year for $850 million. Scheinman's broad social networking, business...

2008-08-19 00:00:15

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendster, Inc. (http://www.friendster.com/), a top-10 global website based on traffic and the #1 social network in Asia,* today announced that it has deployed the OpenSocial standard application programming interfaces (APIs) as part of the Friendster Developer Program. Companies and individual developers can now use the OpenSocial standard to introduce their applications, or features, to Friendster's 75 million users around the world. OpenSocial...

2008-08-12 00:00:20

By Jeeva Arulampalam SOCIAL networking group Friendster Inc, plans to list but only once it has optimised growth potential in its networking service, said its top official. "We will look at going public in the medium term but the business focus for now is on user growth," Friendster's newly appointed chief executive officer Richard Kimber told Business Times. Kimber said the primary focus will be on Asia Pacific, as Friendster is now almost double the size of any other social network in...

2008-08-06 06:00:21

By Brad Stone Don't count Friendster out yet. The pioneering social network, surpassed by MySpace and Facebook in most of the world, is still going strong in Asia, and now it plans to build on its success there. On Tuesday, the company was to announce a $20 million investment round and the nomination of a new chief executive, Richard Kimber, the regional managing director of South Asia for Google. The financing will be led by IDG Ventures and includes past Friendster backers like...

2008-08-05 09:00:27

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendster, Inc. (http://www.friendster.com/), the 9th largest website in the world based on traffic and the #1 social network in Asia, today announced Richard Kimber as its new chief executive officer (CEO) and a member of its board of directors. As the new CEO, Kimber will lead Friendster's global business and guide operations in Asia and the U.S. In addition to the appointment of Kimber, Friendster also announced today that it has closed $20 million...

2008-07-28 00:00:22

By Siti Syameen Md Khalili * THE Friendster Mobile site (m.friendster.com) is now available in Malay. According to Friendster Inc's marketing director Jeff Roberto, there are over four million visitors to Friendster.com a month from Malaysia as of April this year, and this translates into 27 per cent of Malaysia's 15 million Internet users. "Many Friendster users are multi-lingual, and 32 per cent of them have friends in different countries. With the Friendster platform being accessible...

2008-07-21 21:00:22

DALLAS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today MyStore.com confirmed Michael Birch, who just sold his company Bebo to AOL, has joined the group of private investors including Gordon Crawford (Capital Research & Management) and Julian Lennon (son of the late John Lennon) behind yourStore, LLC. The company owns and operates http://www.mystore.com/, an online marketplace. "In addition to his monetary investment, Michael has joined our board of directors and has contributed some great ideas to help...

2008-07-20 12:00:23

By John Lenger Christian Science Monitor Dear Friend (if I may still call you that), Recently I received an e-mail inviting me to be your friend on LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Friendster or some other professional- or social-networking Web site. I receive many such e-mails, which I pretend I don't get. But LinkedFaceTickleFreakSpaceFriend, or whatever you call the Web site, keeps sending messages claiming to be you, so I feel compelled to respond. I'm sure you mean well, and...

2008-07-11 12:00:27

Shopit is the leader in free social commerce. The platform enables efficient sharing and publishing of products and information anywhere online. Products and Services can be directly linked from Shopit to any site, including popular destination properties like MySpace, Facebook, Bebo, Friendster, Blogger, LiveJournal, Xanga and many more. Shopit enables users within these networks to buy and sell goods and services. Shopit's free commerce platform provides 100 percent Identity...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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