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“Friendster (Version: N/A)”:

Manufacturer of the IMS

  • Friendster, Inc.
  • URL: (Visit Homepage)
  • Nature of provider / distributor: private
  • Nationality of the manufacturer: N/A

Type of the IMS / Class of the IMS

  • Class of the IMS: Class 3

Supported languages

  • England: English

References for the IMS

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?

State of IMS deployment

Distribution of the IMS

Geographic scope

Is the IMS an open/closed IMS?: Closed

State of IMS deployment: Available

Distribution of the IMS: N/A

Geographic scope: Global

Hard and software requirements of the IMS

Browser

Installed base of the IMS (Userbase)

>65 million members (www.friendster.com/info/index.php)

Interoperability and supported standards

N/A

Server-side component(s)

Complete user-profile is stored on friendster.com-servers.

Client-side component(s)

No local storage, service is operated through browser

Description of functionality / features (client and server)

Social networking, weblogs, photo-gallery

Main functionality

There are no explicit mechanisms for managing different identities.

Purchase costs in EUR

0

Flow charts of the IMS

Screenshots of the IMS

Other file resources

N/A

Evaluator of the IMS

Christian Krause (ICPP)

General Comments (free text)

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