Country: United Kingdom

A few years ago, many people thought Bebo would go the way of Friendster. Once one of the hottest web properties, Bebo was sold to AOL for a staggering $850 million in an attempt to gain marketshare with young users in the UK. As the site soared past Myspace, AOL expected the site to go gangbusters. No dice. That said, the site is still one of the most popular social networks in the United Kingdom behind Facebook.