There are several social networking websites that are only connecting friends and families together but there are a few that are giving a chance to discover and connect with new people. Tagged.com was founded in 2004 and is a San Francisco based social discovery website. Tagged.com is the world’s largest website with more than 300 million registered users from 220 countries, globally. Tagged allows its users to discover new people on the basis of people’s shared interests as well as with the help of its matching/browsing features.
How it works?
User can register for free on Tagged.com and add its interests, biographies and status in order to become more conspicuous on Tagged.com. As, Tagged.com is developed with the purpose of facilitating dating and relationships among people, it has option to send and receive ‘Luv’, ‘Wink’ and ‘Meet Me’ notifications. Users are also allowed to rate attractiveness of other users photographs on Tagged.com.
Mobile App and Social Games
Tagged.com has also developed and released the mobile version of social discovering network in 2011. This application was able to find place in top three most downloaded apps in May, 2011. Tagged.com social games are another way to find new people and play fun games with them. It has its own in-house game development division, which helps them come up with new and exciting game features.
Masterminds behind Free to Connect Network
Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith are the two masterminds behind this phenomenal social discovery platform. Although, their journey was bit turbulent in the beginning and they had to pay $1.4 million, as a penalty, for their deceptive bulk email campaign in 2009. This pair of entrepreneurs had also co-founded JumpStart.
Are you curious to know more about the success story of Tagged.com? Watch the Greg Tseng interview and find an entirely different picture of Tagged.com.
Video: Startups : Greg Tseng of Tagged – TWiST #231
(YouTube Release: February, 2012)