Dating site bebo
At its height in 2008, Bebo had 40 million users and saw over 1 billion page views a week.AOL, interested in the booming social network craze, for reportedly less than million.
Online dating services allow users to become "members" by creating a profile and uploading personal information including (but not limited to) age, gender, sexual orientation, location, and appearance.
(If you're offended by certain anatomical images, or don't enjoy sassy British humor, don't watch it.) He talks about a well-known Bebo feature called the whiteboard that the company created in hopes of drawing people away from Facebook.
It was like an MS Paint feature on your profile, on which people could leave drawings.
Birch explained the move in a video posted to the Bebo landing page, where he acknowledges the site just wasn't worth running anymore.
Michael Birch, the founder of the one-time Facebook rival, bought back the social network only to have his company shut down the site on Wednesday as it prepares to relaunch the business.