It was launched in 2003 due to the rapid increase of the single members of Friends Reunited, to provide long-term partners as well as friends.
During 2004 to 2005, it reached its fastest growing.
Which is sort of what Instagram and Facebook already do anyway.
Lightning rarely strikes twice, but let's not overlook that initial contribution of his.
It's called Liife, which reads like a typo but isn't.In 2005, Pankhurst sold the site to ITV for £175m, but ITV was late in arriving to a party at which most of the guests were already departing for a better soiree elsewhere down the information superhighway.The TV channel cut its losses four years later, and sold the site to DC Thomson for £25m.Social networking was not even a term anyone used, but Friends Reunited grew very quickly to become one of the largest sites in the UK.” It did. In a newly technological era where no one, not even JR Hartley, used the phone book anymore, it took full advantage of the internet's ability to shrink the world until it was within everyone's grasp, and for a few years it managed, organised and compartmentalised our collective memory.Suddenly, all of us were revisiting old pals, if not to reconnect then to snoop.