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Type of site
Social network service
Headquarters Norway
Alexa rank Negative increase 150,904 (October 2016)[1]
Launched June 2005; 12 years ago (2005-06)
Current status Active is the second largest Internet-based community in Norway[2] (after Facebook) with more than 450,000 users and profiles[3] (as of December 16, 2011). It was founded on June 1, 2005, and is owned by TV 2 TV 2 AS, a Norwegian news company, the Danish publishing house Egmont and the founders. Users use nicknames instead of real names. Users' profiles are visible to all other users. was recently[when?] sold to TV 2 AS and Egmont for a reported 20 million USD.


  1. ^ " Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  2. ^ " AS: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Retrieved 22 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Social Media Localization Is a Necessity in Your Global Marketing Plan". Retrieved 2016-10-03. 

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