Userplane Tops Friendster Popularity

Los Angeles-based Userplane, the division of AOL which develops chat and instant messaging applications, said Monday that the firm's webchat platform has been ranked number one as the most popular Friendster application. According to Userplane, the firm's application was used by nearly 800,000 members last month of the Friendster social networking web site. Userplane develops web applications which can be embedded into social networking, dating, and other social web sites.