Does Anyone remember what came before Face Book?

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  1. Lady Guinevere profile image61
    Lady Guinevereposted 4 years ago

    Does Anyone remember what came before Face Book?

    I see a lot of messages and hubs and media all about Face Book, BUT there was something bigger than that before that even was though of.  It was MSN Groups.  Has anyone remember that or have been in one?

  2. Bubblegum Jones profile image60
    Bubblegum Jonesposted 4 years ago

    My-Space is the social network that came before Face Book.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image61
      Lady Guinevereposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      No MSNGroups came even before Myspace.

  3. owomide profile image56
    owomideposted 4 years ago

    Before facebook exit, I used Hi5 to message.

  4. goodnews11 profile image88
    goodnews11posted 4 years ago

    I was active in Orkut before I started using facebook.

  5. Lisa HW profile image62
    Lisa HWposted 4 years ago

    From my perspective (which may be a too-narrow one), I'd say My Space or Live Journal (Liv Journal?  I wasn't all that familiar with that one) seemed to be The Thing (but Facebook has evolved so much from what it started to be maybe I'm only see that mainly-youth-focused aspect of things as far as "predecessor" goes.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image61
      Lady Guinevereposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      MSN Groups came way before all of those and was VERY active with many, many groups that you could set up on your own and converse with your group members.

  6. Vvitta profile image84
    Vvittaposted 4 years ago

    Face to face conversation where people actually look at another in the eye and spoke seriously!

  7. xmags profile image88
    xmagsposted 4 years ago

    Is it friendster? hi5? multiply? those are what i had before i had facebook.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image61
      Lady Guinevereposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      MSN Groups.  Multiply and YUKU was where the MSN Groups told us to go when they broke up.  The reason they said that they broke up was because they did not have the money to run them anymore.

  8. The Examiner-1 profile image70
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    Was it by any chance a network called Live Space?

  9. definitions profile image59
    definitionsposted 4 years ago

    Talking to people and inviting them over to your house for tea!  Only joking, it was IOC

  10. LeonJane profile image87
    LeonJaneposted 4 years ago

    There were Yahoo Chat Rooms or any chat room like AOL, they seemed to have vanish in way of forums.

  11. Jodah profile image91
    Jodahposted 4 years ago

    Yes Lady Guinevere, I used to have two MSN groups that were reasonably popular, also Yahoo Groups which are still going but aren't as good. I think Myspace was the first real social media site.

  12. grand old lady profile image84
    grand old ladyposted 4 years ago

    Friendster is what I remember. But there was also multiply, which was mostly used for businesses.

  13. Merlin Fraser profile image71
    Merlin Fraserposted 4 years ago

    Peace, Quiet and Privacy !
    Possibly face to face conversation or if further away a letter.


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