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Layoffs hit Memory Lane, operator of Classmates.com

Memory Lane, the social networking site that operates Classmates.com, has laid off staffers at its offices in the Seattle area, sources tell GeekWire. We’ve reached out to Memory Lane’s parent company, United Online, for comment and we will update this post as we learn more. We’re hearing that positions were eliminated in a number of… Read More

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United Online buys fast-growing Facebook app SchoolFeed

SchoolFeed, a popular Facebook app that connects high school classmates, has been acquired in a deal of undisclosed size by United Online. The new unit will be combined with United Online’s Classmates.com and StayFriends business, bolstering their presence on Facebook. It will be operated under Seattle-based Memory Lane, formerly Classmates.com. Founded by RockYou creator Lance Tokuda,… Read More

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Memory Lane, formerly Classmates.com, cuts staff

Memory Lane, the Seattle social networking site formerly known as Classmates.com, has cut an unknown number of jobs at its operations in Seattle. A spokesman for United Online — the parent company of Memory Lane — declined to comment. The buzz emanating from the social networking company indicates that staffers recently lost jobs across multiple… Read More

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Memory Lane Inc. sues Classmates over new name, tired of gripes from its users

A sports collectible company called Memory Lane Inc. of Tustin, Calif., has filed suit against Seattle-based Classmates.com and its parent company, United Online Inc., over the rebranding of the Classmates site as Memory Lane earlier this year. The main problem, according to the suit: Classmates customers frustrated with the company’s business practices are now hounding… Read More