What two social networks founded in 2004 have registered users numbering 9-digits, have been profitable for 3 years, are based in Silicon Valley, and focus on connecting people through status updates and social gaming? If you’re reading this, you probably have an account on one of them. The other one has been flying under the radar (and right under our noses) for years.
Tagged.com has always held a parallel course with Facebook. They’ve simply been on a slightly different road ever since it became apparent they would not be able to beat Mark Zuckerberg’s mammoth social network. Unlike MySpace, Hi5, Friendster, and others that waited too long to pull away from the futile effort of taking on Facebook head-to-head, Tagged saw into its own future and changed paths early enough to carve its own path.