On the Eve Of Its First Birthday, Yahoo Quietly Shuts Down Indian Social Network SpotM (TechCrunch)

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Yahoo India has decided to shut down SpotM, the social network it launched less than a year ago in India. According to the site, SpotM. which never exited private beta, will be shut down on Sep. 1. Yahoo launched SpotM as a social network for the 16-24 age bracket in an attempt to capture the growing market in India. It appeared that SpotM had potential to take off due the popularity of social …

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Yahoo Shutters Social Net Site Mash (CBS News)

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) is closing down its one-year-old social networking site, Yahoo Mash. The site, which has been in private beta, will shut down Sept. 29. In a post on the site, via the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Matt Warburton, Yahoo Community Manager, writes that the company may have accidentally contacted non-Mash members about the site’s demise. No word was given as to why Yahoo was …

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