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

Tagged Ditches IPO Plans, Acquires Tinode And Renames Itself If(we)

Social networking site Tagged is no longer going for an IPO. Instead it's renamed itself if(we), acquired little known startup messaging app startup Tinode for an undisclosed amount and has completely

It’s Official: Digsby, Owned By Social Network Tagged, Is Now Open Source And Living On GitHub

A new chapter today for <a target="_blank" href="http://www.digsby.com">Digsby</a>, the social/instant messaging client <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/04/19/tagged-buys-popular-socialinstant-mes

Social Network Tagged Raises $15M; Revenue Grew 35 Percent To $43M In 2011

Tagged, a social network for meeting new people, has raised $15 million in growth capital financing from Lighthouse Capital Partners and Comerica Bank. The company previously raised $9 million in fund

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

Tagged buys Topicmarks to help discover people easier

<img class="shot2" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/topicmarks_logo.jpg" alt="" />The social discovery service, <a href="http://www.tagged.com">Tagged</a>, has announced an acquis

Tagged Buys Popular Social/Instant Messaging Client Digsby

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/digsby.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" /><a href="http://www.tagged.com">Tagged</a>, the San Francisco-based social network that is <

Yet Another Senior MySpace Exec Bails: SVP Tish Whitcraft Joins Tagged

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/3706/3706v1-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /><em>"Tish Whitcraft recently joined MySpace as SVP of Customer Care res

As MySpace Implodes, Tagged Doubles Staff And Gives Everyone A Raise

<img src='http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0000/3706/3706v1-max-250x250.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />I recently over heard someone saying of MySpace - "It used to be dirty,

How A Startup Pivots: The Tagged Story (So Far)

<img class="snap_nopreview shot" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/screen-shot-2011-01-03-at-4-22-21-pm.png" alt="" /><em>Editor's Note: This is a guest post by <a href="http://www

How Tagged Found A 100 Million User Path Post Facebookocalypse (Video)

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/taggedmike.jpg' class="snap_nopreview shot2" alt="" />Heard of <a href="http://www.tagged.com">Tagged</a>? Back in 2005 it was a teenager-only

Tagged.com Wins $201,975 In Default Judgment Against Spammer

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/tagged-215x76.jpg" width="215" height="76" />Social networking company <a href="http://www.tagged.com/">Tagged.com</a> has been awarded more t

Let's Not Put Tagged In The DeadPool Just Yet

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/tagged-215x186.jpg" width="215" height="186" />Harsh words from <a href="http://www.pehub.com/42166/social-networking-startup-may-become-black

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="https://techcrunch.com/2008/06/23/modeling-the-real-market-

Top Social Media Sites of 2008 (Facebook Still Rising)

<img src="https://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 November a f

Modeling The Real Market Value Of Social Networks

Is MySpace worth $3 billion, or $20 billion? It depends on how you value a user. It’s time to start comparing the big global social networks on something other than unique visitors and page view

Microsoft Embracing Data Portability? Partnerships WIth Facebook, Bebo, Hi5, LinkedIn and Tagged

Bowing to the inevitable, Microsoft took a big step today towards data portability by announcing that Windows Live contacts can now be exported to social networks and other Websites. Its Windows Live

Meebo Turns Chat Rooms Into A Web Service

Today, Web-based IM and chat room provider Meebo is releasing full-fledged APIs for its Meebo Rooms that will allow Websites to embed chat functionality in an automated fashion. Currently, Meebo Rooms

Big Money For Tagged, Too

Word about social network Hi5’s $20 million financing leaked earlier today. But that isn’t it for social networking funding news. We hear it from a good source, but without confirmation by

Tagged Turns Profitable – May Be Fastest Growing Social Network

Silicon Valley based Tagged was a young-teen focused social network that, like Piczo, focused on security of its users first. It is part of a vague second-tier of social networks that assemble under t
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