According to foreign media reports, Reunited Friends, one of Britain's oldest social networking sites, is about to stop.
Pankhurst Steve, one of the founders of the website, explained in an email that the site currently has only a small number of users, and these users have not used the site for the original design. He also said, "it is obvious that most users come to the site for information only. "
Reunited Friends was originally founded in 2000, when Facebook founder Zuckerberg Mark is still in high school. In the 2004 Facebook became popular in the United States campus after, the website in 2005 at a price of $250 million sold to ITV, but unfortunately, in 2005 after the development of social media at the speed of light golden decade, friends reunited failed to keep up with the times the pace and landed on the teams behind.
2009, ITV was unable to catch up with Facebook and other social media giants, they put the site to $35 million price package sold to the animation publisher Thompson DC company. But DC Thompson also huitianfali, a few years ago they site founder Steve was, would like to return to his website.
Was and his business partner Jason porter agreed to take over the web site, and try to run to see if there is a chance to save the pieces.
"Although the site has more than 10 million registered users, but they recently updated contact is ten years ago, the data is outdated. "Was in the mail writes," more important is, the website to make ends meet, which determines the site business can not continue. "
Pankhurst Friends Reunited decided to "sleep". At the same time plans to open a new site called Liife, is also a social networking site, but users can only and events related to a friend to share life, rather than a wider range of other viewers.