The new i Pad app, which you can download here, improves on the existing mobile interfaces by adding a multi-pane interface for doing things like flipping through profiles while using specific features like apps.Look for it to get more of the main my site features early next year, Cook says.But I knew when I went off to Georgetown that it would be the end of our relationship.'Catherine was also the victim of jealousy, similar to that felt by Zuckerberg.She explained: 'Once the site became an overnight success, there was a weird situation with a guy in my Spanish class.'We were friends but he suddenly stopped speaking to me." and I said "What if you could interact with other people online? It was all very exciting, but we were still in high school and the hours were getting really long.'I started burning the candle at both ends, working on my school work all day, and then staying up till 4am talking to Indian developers.' Catherine and David launched the website from their home in Skillman, New Jersey, in April 2005." then it just went from there.'There are various features on the site that make it much more complex than Facebook, not least the ability to vote on a popularity leaderboard. 'My mom and dad are both electrical engineers, but we did all the work ourselves.'We promoted the site at school, wearing crazy T-shirts around campus.'Next we allowed the site to be joined by members of all schools nationwide in November of 2005, just months after launching.'When we got to one million I remember feeling so excited, yet so scared.'One minute we were brainstorming ideas, the next we had received an investment of 0,000.'My older brother Geoff had already enjoyed success with another website and decided to invest in us.'Speaking about the inspiration for the idea, she said: 'I remember the day we were given our yearbooks at school.It was 2005 and my brother David and I were moaning how much we hated our photos.'He said, "What if we could choose our own photo?
It’s been launching games and other apps in-house, powered by its own virtual currency, that are designed to bring strangers together.
is one of the top 25 most visited sites in the country - and Miss Cook's company has just been valued at m.
Her success has already brought her comparisons with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.'It all happened so quickly,' she said.
She collaborated on this post with Geoff Cook (@geoffcook) and Jeremy Zorn, both of Meet Me, Inc.
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