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2008-07-02 09:00:26

MetroLeap Media today announced its flagship site, MetroLyrics (www.metrolyrics.com), has become the most trafficked lyrics site in the world. With more than 22 million unique users per month up from 14 million in December 2007, the site has gone from the number three spot to number one in just six months and is now also among the fastest growing sites on the Internet in many countries, including the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia. In April, MetroLyrics announced an agreement with...

2008-06-30 12:02:34

TOKYO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- comScore, Inc. , a leader in measuring the digital world, today released findings on the Asia-Pacific market from its report "The State of the Global Internet with a Focus on Asia," which will be presented via free Webcast from Singapore and Japan in July. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080115/COMSCORELOGO) During the past year, the Asia-Pacific Internet audience (at home and work locations among users age 15 and older) grew 14...

2008-06-26 09:02:30

SAN FRANCISCO and SINGAPORE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendster, Inc. (http://www.friendster.com/), the 7th largest website in the world and the #1 social network in Asia, today announced at ad:tech Singapore that its users in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines will soon be able to subscribe to Friendster Text Alerts, a full suite of alerts covering activity in their Friendster network, sent directly to their mobile devices via SMS text messages. Friendster Text Alerts is...

2008-06-18 09:00:27

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Friendster, Inc. (http://www.friendster.com/) today announced that Friendster.com is available in Malay, allowing Friendster users and visitors a greater choice of languages with which to navigate the site, enter content and use Friendster's complete set of social networking features. The 15 million Internet users in Malaysia and Malaysians around the world can now easily join and use Friendster, the pioneer of social networking that is now the...

2008-04-21 00:35:00

The popular social networking site Facebook is initiating an aggressive expansion to better serve the 60 percent of its 69 million users who live outside the United States. Users around the world are translating Facebook's visible framework into nearly two dozen languages, for free. The company says it's using the wisdom of crowds to produce versions of site guidelines"”especially terms specific to Facebook"”that are in tune with local cultures."Our goal would be to hopefully have...

2006-08-23 00:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO -- Friendster Inc. said on Monday it received $10 million in new funding to expand abroad and help its pioneering social-networking site survive in a market dominated by younger successors who stole its thunder. Friendster's initial funding in 2004 set off a speculative boom of copycat investments, which drew comparisons to the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s but also spawned the rise of its now-far-larger rivals, MySpace and Facebook. Friendster President Kent Lindstrom, a...

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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'