As of October 2011, Tagged had 150 employees, an increase from 55 employees at the beginning of 2011.CEO Greg Tseng continues to interview employees, cater lunch and dinner, and hold office-wide meetings every Friday.In December 2009 New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced that Tagged and 13 other social networking sites agreed to remove registered sex offenders under the New York Electronic Securing and Targeting of Online Predators Act.
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After registering a free account, Tagged users can customize their profile page, to which they can post a biography about themselves and their interests, post status updates, upload photos, and send and receive messages.
The only way to add teens as friends is by knowing the email address or surnames to request the friendship, and the younger user must accept the friendship request.
However, the security measures are not entirely successful.
Advancement is based on virtual money earned by harvesting plants and animals in the game. teens, Tagged opened to users worldwide aged 13 and older in October 2006 and still maintains security measures for users under 18.
Other past games on Tagged included Zynga games such as Mafia Wars & Poker and Crowdstar's Happy Aquarium. Users over 16 and the public cannot view the profiles of 13- and 14-year-olds, and profiles for 15- and 16-year-olds are private to the public and to users over 18.
They found "significant lapses" in Tagged's response to these reports.
At a news conference, Cuomo referred to Tagged as "one of the worst social networking sites that we've encountered".
There is also an option to upgrade the membership for a monthly fee, which allows users to see which other users have recently viewed their profile, among other additional features.
They can also sort videos by most viewed, top rated, and most liked, and send virtual gifts to their friends.
In February 2009, a high school teacher was arrested after having sex with a 14-year-old girl he had met on Tagged.