According to one former senior Bebo employee AOL misjudged what it was buying and thought it was acquiring a social network with broad audience appeal.Hi I have been blocked from my Hotmail account as it talks about spamming.This means that if you find Plaxo or Bebo on a computer, then the user installed it themselves (despite whatever protests they may make that they haven't been installing unauthorised applications). When evaluating free software this is the first question you should ask.Some software is deliberately made free (typically software released under the GPL licence such as Linux or Firefox).In our experience, the users must explicitly download the software and agree to the licence agreement.
These sites seem to use your uploading of an address book as tacit/implied permission to spam all your friends with invites, which will annoy your friends, and make you look foolish.
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A source close to Bebo’s UK operations added: “The company was not that good at listening to user feedback, doing market research or beta testing.
Your information is stored in my personal address book and will not be shared with anyone else. Both these services involve a downloadable application for your PC connected to a web server back-end.
Plaxo has been around since 2002, and is a service of a company called Birthday Alarm LLC which was founded in 2001.