Maura Magazine | Pulling Time

Pulling Time

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Last weekend I realized that my Friendster profile had gone away. The site started in 2002 and accrued millions of users pretty instantly; I joined up pretty early, although it seems like I was first active on the site more recently than 11 years ago. But time turns to taffy on the internet, and Friendster eventually fell to MySpace (est. 2003, sold to NewsCorp in 2005), which was eventually eclipsed by Facebook (est. 2004, although it didn’t open itself up to post-collegiate fogies like myself until 2006). [...]