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Want a date, a friend?
June 07, 2005
hat's the coolest way to make friends in this day and age?
Enter Friendster.com. The leading online networking community will soon be in India.
What you can do
~ Make new friends.
~ Communicate with existing friends.
~ Share information.
~ Organise activities.
~ Find dates.
~ Reconnect with lost friends.
What's more, you can post or respond to local listings for jobs, services, items for sale, events, real estate listings and personals.
"Friendster continues to deliver features that allow our members to keep in touch, meet new friends and share personal interests and experiences," said Joe Hurd, General Manager, International, Friendster. "Our online classifieds service brings a new twist to traditional online buying and selling. Our members can feel free to leverage their social networks to find a job, sell their old cell phone or find a roommate."
"India is an important market for us," adds Hurd. "PC penetration, online advertising and e-commerce are rapidly growing throughout the country, and we wanted to introduce a service that we think will be very popular with our membership."
Combining its highly-coveted 18-34 year old demographic with a local focus, Friendster Classifieds will give advantages to local employers in recruiting.
What you need to do
1. You need to register at www.friendster.com
2. To access Friendster Classifieds from Friendster's home page, click the Classifieds tab on the navigation bar.
3. Members can browse or search by keyword to locate categories of interest, like housing, for sale, services, jobs and more.
Listings are already available online, and new posts can be added at no charge to reach the entire Friendster community with your message.
4. To track specific topics, items or categories, members can also sign up for e-mail alerts to be contacted each time a new post takes place.
All listings feature an anonymous e-mail address automatically.
Friendster has received several industry awards, including Time magazine's 50 Coolest Websites of 2004 and Coolest Inventions of 2003.