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Interview with Bryan Opfer, CTO, Famster
7/23/2007
Famster, which is based in Las Vegas but runs all of its R&D in Los Angeles, offers families a way to share photos, files, news, recipes, and even family trees through their own private web site. The company's Web 2.0-style services are available for a monthly fee, and don't carry any advertising.... MORE
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CNN
Pop Digital: Social networks
6/25/2007
CNN's Matt West has a look at some sites that take social networking sites to a new level of functionality.... MORE
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CNET
Adventures in avatarland
6/21/2007
Online avatars are gaining in popularity fast as more people seek ways to express themselves digitally. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari and CNET Download.com's Jessica Dolcourt reviewed five sites that offer avatar-building features to test how well they can be used to recreate consumers' likenesses.... MORE
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CBS, Indianapolis
Family Web Sites Offer More than Just Pictures
5/30/2007
Graduations, family gatherings and vacations are filling up your schedule and the recorded memories are filling your camera. Rather than sending pictures via the mail or even e-mail there are some other ways to share them with everyone you know.... MORE
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Chicago Sun-Times
It beats mowing lawns
5/1/2007
Like a lot of high school students, Henry Wang enjoys surfing the Net. Unlike most, the 18-year-old gets paid to do it -- $1,000 a month to tell others about stuff he finds online that interests him.... MORE
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Newsweek
BeliefWatch: GodTube
3/19/2007
What would Jesus download? One of the hottest sites on the Internet is GodTube.com, the Christian answer to YouTube. It's a goofy, fascinating window into the world of Christian youth... MORE
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CNET
Virtual family fun with Famster
3/9/2007
CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari takes a hands-on approach to Famster.com, a new closed-networking site that aims to create a place where families can connect... MORE
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Mashable
Famster Launches Famster IM
3/6/2007
Famster, which aims to be a safer social site for families, is continuing along that path today. The site is due to launch Famster IM, an IM for kids that can be monitored by their parents... MORE
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Goody Blog
The New Family Pet Project
3/6/2007
So Famster (a social networking site for your own family) just launched an IM feature with parental controls today. I had no idea that Famster even existed, and maybe it's just that I'm a sucker for their hamster logo, but I think this is great... MORE
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Digital Media Insider
Family-Friendly Social Networking with Famster
2/22/2007
Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported on the growing influence of Web sites like Digg. For example, last summer a popular Digg contributor commented favorably on a family-friendly social networking site called famster.com... MORE
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Wall Street Journal
The Wizards of Buzz
2/10/2007
A new kind of Web site is turning ordinary people into hidden influencers, shaping what we read, watch and buy... MORE
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Review
10/15/2006
FAMSTER offers users a private way to blog and share photo albums, recipes, links, and more. The only other people who will be able to read your diary... MORE
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Adobe
Site of the Day
8/25/2006
A family-friendly online environment, Famster provides an alternative to today's social networking sites. You and your kin can join the free service and safely share photos, links, and video... MORE
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Web 2.0 Weblog
Everything for your family online
8/21/2006
Famster is a social network with a special focus on families. Once registered you can create a family tree with as many branches as you want, create the family blog and photo albums and much more... MORE
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CNN
Famster wants to be a MySpace for families
8/21/2006
After all the scary headlines about sexual predators on MySpace, it was inevitable that someone would come up with a family-friendly social-networking website. So here's Famster... MORE
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Tech Crunch
Famster's hamster wants to network with your mom
8/19/2006
Famster is a Flash based social networking site with a long list of features. Created by Whittier California web design company Ivenue, it's an attempt to take online social networking mainstream for adults... MORE
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Mashable
Famster Is The Anti-MySpace
8/14/2006
Famster is a new family-oriented social site that taps into safety concerns about MySpace, YouTube, Bebo and the rest. The service provides a website that lets you share your blog posts, photos and videos publicly or with family members... MORE
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