Old-school social networks Tagged and Hi5 bought by MeetMe for $60M

Like bizzaro Facebooks, Tagged and Hi5 launched in 2004 to help you meet new people instead of connecting you with friends you already know. Through social games and paid dating features, they earned

Facebook’s Leftovers? Social Network Tagged Acquires hi5

Social networking service <a href="http://www.tagged.com">Tagged</a>, Inc. announced it has acquired the social game network <a href="http://www.hi5.com">hi5</a> today, doubling Tagged's monthly acti

Hi5 Confirms “Significant” Layoffs, Wraps Them In Mumbo Jumbo Speak

Earlier today, we heard social network <a href="http://hi5.com/friend/displayHomePage.do">Hi5</a> was laying off a large number of their remaining employees. When we pinged them about this, we expecte

Social Gaming Market Reaches Its Final Stage…and It’s Not Looking Pretty

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/alex-st-john.jpeg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /><strong>Editor's Note:</strong> This is a guest post written by </em><span style="font

Gaming-Focused Social Network hi5 Raises $14 Million

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/hi5logo.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.hi5.com">hi5</a>, a gaming-focused social network that most people forgot about long ago

Social Network hi5 Raises $3 Million In Debt From Mohr Davidow

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/hi5logo.png" class="shot2"><a href="http://www.hi5.com">hi5</a>, an also ran social network that most people forgot about long ago, has

hi5 CTO: Zynga Is Mediocre. It Isn't Social, It Just Discovered An Opening For Spam

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/alex-st-john-1.jpg" class="shot2">Today during a panel on disruptive game platforms at GDC's GamesBeat, a panel of gaming execs took the stage

hi5 Acquires Social Gaming Company Big Six

<a href="http://new.hi5.com"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/hi5logo.png"><a href="http://www.hi5.com">hi5</a>, one of the world's most popular social networks, has be

World Map Of Social Networks Shows Rise Of Facebook

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/worldmap1-215x109.png" width="215" height="109" /> Italian writer, blogger and photographer <a href="http://www.vincos.it/about-2/">Vincenzo

Meet The New hi5: It's Game Time

<a href="http://new.hi5.com"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/hi5logo.png" width="200" height="102" /></a>If there's been one shining star on social network application

OLX And hi5 Join Forces For International Expansion Plans

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/olx-hi5-167x200.png" width="167" height="200" /><a href="http://olx.com">OLX</a> and <a href="http://hi5.com">hi5</a>, both challengers to dom

A Map Of Social (Network) Dominance

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/socal-network-world-map-215x112.jpg" width="215" height="112" /> Even on the Web, world dominance must be achieved one country at a time. Wh

Modeling The True Value Of Social Networks: 2009 Edition

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/socialnetworkvalues-180x200.jpg" width="180" height="200" />A year ago we <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/06/23/modeling-the-real

hi5 Adds Chat, With A Social Twist

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/hi5.jpg" width="166" height="166" /> Social network <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/hi5">hi5</a> is launching a messaging s

In Quest For Real Revenue From Virtual Goods, hi5 Teams Up With PlaySpan

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/hi5-playspan1-215x121.png" width="215" height="121" /> San Francisco-based <a href="http://hi5.com/">hi5</a>, which operates the third larges

Paymo Strikes Deal With hi5 To Use Mobile Payments For Virtual Goods

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/23384v1-max-250x250.png" width="207" height="106" /> Global mobile payments network <a href="http://www.paymo.com/">Paymo</a> and soci

ShopIt Acquires Triana Global, Launches Ad Network For Social Networks

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/shopit_media_logo.png" alt="" /><a href="http://www.shopit.com/">ShopIt</a>, a social commerce platform that enables people to set up a

Social Playtime: hi5 Adds Casual Gaming Section

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/hi5.jpg" alt="" />That <em>other </em> social network boasting tens of millions of members worldwide, <a href="http://hi5.com/">hi5</a>

Top Social Media Sites of 2008 (Facebook Still Rising)

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/wls-chart.png" alt="" /> What were the top social media sites of 2008? ComScore came out with its worldwide traffic stats for Novembe

Hi5 Hopes To Make Real Coin With Virtual Gifts

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/coin_icon01_200.png" /> Social networks need to find a way to make money fast. Online advertising never really worked well on social
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