The 10 Social Networking Sites that Failed to Stand the Test of Time

The 10 Social Networking Sites that Failed to Stand the Test of Time

India and hurt a number of people in Brazil and has since been reported Orkut, favorite social networking site, Sep these days, I came across that is closed by the end of 2014, an era of pure nostalgia are going through. While the rest of the world is not much to lose, India and Brazil, are widely used site, sad, and are busy taking old photos, praised the friends and memories to last a decade. The Facebook, Twitter, etc., many modern and user with the most number of enhanced features start-friendly sites, like Orkut and popularity threatened the existence of many sites. Therefore, we are unable to pass the test of time on social networking sites look down memory lane.

1. Orkut

Starting in January, 2014 Web site is named after its creator, Google employee, Orkut Büyükkökten. It was designed to make new friends and help maintain existing friendships, share photos and videos, likes and dislikes. In 2008, it was one of the most visited sites in India and Brazil. However, the Alexa rank site, September 30th 2014 will be closed because of privacy and state censorship, criminal activity, Google, lack of operating body, announced on June 30th 6101 to May, 2014, etc. dropped on. Then you might have gone to the site before, you read this.

, Is using social networking sites has many Ore Sprouter, VitalSkate, etc. Some quickly tanked others try their best to survive. Today, we are all with different goals, characteristics, etc., have a host of social networking sites, and use it in different ways. But, after the closure of failed nostalgia of old sites, will remain with the users.

2. MySpace

Back in 2005-2008, was the most popular social networking site MySpace world. Starting in August 2003 by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, the site owned by Google, has been surpassed in the US in 2006. Specific Media LLC and Justin Timberlake, who place great emphasis on music, pop culture and music had a positive impact. However, the popularity of other social networking sites led to a reduction in its use, and the redesign and the addition of many features, the site could not maintain its old popularity. As of August 2014, the Alexa rank 1054.

3. LiveJournal

Also known as the Russia allows zhivoy Zhurnal or ZheZhe, if a user to keep a blog, journal or diary. On April 15th, a number of American programmer Brad Fitzpatrick, political pundits, especially in the hands of the Russians 1999 after its birth, is used for political commentary. However, the contents soon come under the scanner, and account security risk. Subscription rates for boys were stopped in 2011 with a target to invite a ‘code’ extremely critical. Seamless be many disputes regarding the site and its features. Alexa rank of 135 as of April 2014.

4. Hi5

Founded in 2004 by Ramu Yalamanchi, Hi5 Red monthly unique visitors in terms of the most popular social networking website in 2008, was given the task to score. By 2009, with photo and video sharing, friend networks, status updates, user groups, a social networking site, after which the gaming and entertainment based features 200 additional gaming genres with some common features, etc. , was added. Now, a social discovery website ownership tag by site, the Alexa rank, as of April 2014, is 19.018.

5. iTunes Ping

Apple launched this software-based social networking site cum recommended system on September 1, 2010. It was essentially a music-oriented site which allowed its users follow their favourite artistes and view their latest updates. It also allowed the user to view the musical preferences and updates of friends, get information about concerts, etc. But, lack of integrations with existing social networking media, absence of many artistes, spam and fake accounts, absence of basic social networking features, etc. led to its discontinuation on 30th September, 2012.

6. Friendster

Founded in 2002, Friendster began as a social networking site. It has rapidly become one of the pioneers in social media, but it failed to live up to its potential. The site had more monthly visitors than any other social network called Asia, and the bulk of its traffic came from Asia. It had to be redesigned, and as a gaming network was resumed in 2011. It actually functions as a social networking site is now defunct, but it’s still active, he in Southeast Asia, as a gaming site. The Alexa rank is 20.555 2014.

7. Eons

Founded in 2006 by Jeff Taylor, the founder of, Eons was initiated to serve as a platform for Baby Boomers and other internet users above the age of 40 years, complete with obituary feature, funeral home advertisements, etc. However, the site failed to gain traction, in spite of having raised $32 million investment capital. Its ownership was shifted a number of times, and in its limping state, it changed its initial strategy and opened the accounts for everyone above the age of 13. But, it failed anyway, and in June 2012, the site was shut down.

8. iYomu

Launched in August 2007, iYomu targeted ‘adults’, i.e. users of the internet above 18 years. Founder David Wolf-Rooney and director Frances Valintine hoped to offer special benefits to the grown-ups, which were not there in the existing sites at that time. The site allowed users to stay in touch with family and friends from around the world, store and share important documents, find advice, etc. However, it turned out that the adults did not really want a separate site dedicated to them, and the long questionnaire to register didn’t help. The site failed to fly, and was closed in June 2008.

9. The Hub

When leading supermarket was founded in 2006 by China, Walmart. This school aimed solely through your way ‘promotion, with the approach that will be attached around the product to the store, young. Share your photos and videos as well as a list of items Walmart, encouraged youth. But, actors and PR people were, turn off the product to sell fake profiles, multiple ads. Plus, prevent youth from using off-site in September after 10 weeks, fully consistent information to parents about their activities.

10. ConnectU

Originally named HarvardConnection, Mark Zuckerberg’s Harvard classmates Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss, Divya Narendra well, May 21st, 2002 The site, launched with the help of fellow programmer Sanjay Mavinkurve. The features of the social networking site. Zuckerberg did not create Facebook, they will be a part of ConnectU. The two parties ended up in court as a result, and after about a year, ConnectU lost book. Currently, the site stands idle.

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