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Plaxo is an online address book and social networking service originally founded by Sean Parker, Minh Nguyen  and two Stanford University engineering students, Todd Masonis and Cameron Ring.Plaxo, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a subsidiary of cable television company Comcast.

Plaxo received criticism from technology journalist David Coursey, who was upset about receiving a number of requests from Plaxo users to update their contact information (similar to spam email), and who wondered how the company was planning to make money from a free service that collects personal contact and network information.However after “changes at Plaxo and discussions with the company’s remaining co-founders”, Coursey reversed his stance.Plaxo also responded to these issues in a section of their website.


Exiting social networking-
On March 16, 2011, Plaxo announced  it was leaving the social networking market (and the Plaxo Pulse service) to refocus on addressing challenges around the core online address book business.

Mobile applications-
On July 19, 2011, Plaxo announced a study on mobile trends and its native mobile applications: “On the mobile front, Plaxo has made it easy to stay connected and offers native applications including: an improved iPhone app; a new BlackBerry app; a Windows Mobile app; and syncing for Android phones with an app coming out by the end of Q3 (study on mobile trends).


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