Los Angeles – Pioneering social network Friendster has
informed users that it will delete all photos, blogs, comments and groups from
the site on May 31, encouraging users to utilize an export application to
download their uploaded content, TechCrunch reported.
Friendster will maintain
all user accounts, which after May 31 will feature basic profile information,
friend lists and games details.
"Our improved site is designed to create
new profiles that allow you to connect differently with people and do things
differently than other networking sites. Basically, the new site will
complement your existing online presence in other social networking sites,"
reads a note to Friendster users.
Friendster launched in 2002, and raised around
$50 million in venture capital before being acquired by Malaysia’s MOL Global
in 2009 for a reported $40 million.