TITLE

Unable to connect you

AUTHOR(S)
Willyard, Cassandra
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
New Scientist;2/18/2012, Vol. 213 Issue 2852, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses online social networks prior to Facebook and MySpace. Topics include an overview of Friendster, which was launched in May 2003, founder Jonathan Abrams's struggles with the use of fake profiles on Friendster as a result of the site's limitations on group web pages, and how Abrams's efforts to rid Friendster of fake profiles led to its failure.
ACCESSION #
71838184

 

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