Friends Reunited to go free

In a move probably long overdue, social networking granddad Friends Reunited is to drop charges for some of its features.Friends Reunited was a phenom

In a move probably long overdue, social networking granddad Friends Reunited is to drop charges for some of its features.Friends Reunited was a phenomenon and a half a few years ago, enabling people up and down the country to get in touch with long-lost school buddies. The bubble shrank, however, when MySpace and Facebook came along with free, more popular alternatives. Poor Friends Reunited.Friends Reunited will only unlock certain parts of its site, with ITV boss Michael Grade keeping tight-lipped about what those parts will be, says The Guardian.Still, it’s good news for the Friends Reunited faithful.EssentialsFriends ReunitedPrice: £8 per monthOnline: NowContact: Friends ReunitedRelated stories:News: MTV tries social networkingNews: MySpace rivals YouTube in video downloads