Friendster, Inc. Friendster was a social networking service based in Mountain View, California, founded by Jonathan Abrams and launched in March 2003. Later the company became a social gaming site based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
What purpose and features did Friendster offer when it was first launched?
Started in 2002 by U.S. businessman Jonathan Abrams, Friendster.com was designed as a place to connect with friends, family, colleagues and new friends over the Internet. But it went beyond just a one-way communication like Evite, which connects the social lives of people who already know each other.
Why was Friendster invented?
Friendster was created in 2002 by Peter Chin, Jonathan Abrams and Dave Lee. The group wanted to find a way for people to meet new friends on the Internet, keep in contact with already existing friends and to expand personal networks in a safe manner.
When was Friendster created?
March 22, 2002 Friendster/Dates launched