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Tagged is a social discovery website based in San Francisco , California , founded in 2004. It allows members to browse the profiles of any other members,  and share tags and virtual gifts. Tagged claims it has 300 million members.  As of September 2011, Quantcast estimates Tagged monthly unique users at 5.9 million in the United States, and 18.6 million globally.  Michael Arrington wrote in April 2011 that Tagged is most notable for the ability to grow profitably during the era of Facebook. 
In 2009, Tagged was criticized for sending deceptive bulk email    and paid $1.4 million in legal settlements regarding those practices.  The company has since adopted privacy reforms and changed its invitation processes.  
Owned by Ifwe, Inc., it is an Inc. 500 company ranking #476 on the 2010 Inc. list of fastest-growing independent U.S. private companies  and #80 on Forbes ' 2011 list of America's Most Promising Companies.