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Matt Marshall over at Venture Beat has a post up about Friendster with a "returning from the dead" kind of vibe: Matt points out that the site -- which is kind of the poster boy for early social-networking success, followed by equally rapid failure -- has had what he calls a "massive" 40-per-cent jump in…
If I were an advisor to a startup, or a venture capitalist like Paul Kedrosky or Rick Segal or Fred Wilson, I would clip and laminate the story from today's New York Times about the decline and fall of Friendster, or blow it up and make a wall-hanging for the boardroom, or force every employee…

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Like a lot of people (judging by the links at memeorandum) I read the New York Times story on MySpace with interest, since it and Facebook are probably the poster-children for the whole online "social networking" phenomenon, or whatever you want to call it. Others -- such as Clickety-Clack -- have focused on the fact…

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