MeetMe

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

    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 a surprising amount of revenue despite being relatively unknown. Tagged bought Hi5 in 2011 before branching out into standalone social app development and renamed the parent company If(we). But… Read More

  • MeetMe Launches Standalone Dating App Charm, Where Tinder Meets Vine

    MeetMe Launches Standalone Dating App Charm, Where Tinder Meets Vine

    After rebranding from MyYearbook more than a year ago, social network MeetMe is off and running on its next big adventure. It’s a Tinder meets Vine social dating play, and it’s called Charm. MeetMe’s focus has always been on meeting new people that may end up being great friends. With Charm, the company believes it can make a play in the dating space by using videos and… Read More

  • How to Rebrand A Social Network And Live To Tell About It

    How to Rebrand A Social Network And Live To Tell About It

    Editor’s Note: This guest post is written by Geoff Cook, cofounder and CEO of social networking site myYearbook. Imagine the outcry if Facebook were to change its name. People would grab their pitchforks, join a posse, and burn the Internet down. That nightmarish vision led to many sleepless nights for our team after we decided to do the unthinkable: rebrand a social network used by… Read More