Created in 2005, Bebo was well known for being one of the most successful social networking sites in the United Kingdom. Its success boasted over 10 million users and saw it speed past MySpace in the race for social network popularity.
When was Bebo most popular?
2008 Bebos popularity peaked in 2008, at about the time of the sale, but steadily declined as Facebook aggressively expanded its international user base, particularly in the UK.
When did people use Bebo?
December 2007 Bebos Open Application Platform was launched in early December 2007 with just over fifty applications and is now host to hundreds.
When did Bebo start and end?
It has been a long and winding road for Bebo over the years. Starting out way back in 2005 by Michael and Xochi Birch as an early social networking site, Bebo quickly became the market leader in a couple of English-speaking countries, specifically UK and Ireland.
When did Bebo first come out?
2005 Mr Birch launched Bebo- which stands for “blog early, blog often” – in 2005. It quickly gained popularity in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. It boasted more than 40 million users at its peak.
When did Bebo end?
AOLs CEO called Bebo a true pioneer of the social web. But this was just as Facebook was taking off. After hinting at shutting down the site, AOL instead sold off Bebo to investment firm Criterion Capital Partners for just $10 million, and Bebo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2013.