Friendster

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Friendster

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. By 2007, the majority of Friendster users were from Southeast Asia (Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore). See social networking site.
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The handbook points to tools for finding the news as it's happening, such as the web aggregator Banjo--an event-focused window into what's happening now (which is great for browsing conferences such as SXSW from a distance)--as well as explaining how to not get tricked by fakesters.