As of May 31, Friendster will delete users’ profiles and start from scratch. It is, however, offering an exporter tool for those that would like to download and preserve their photos, messages, etc.; the data can even be posted to third-party sites like Flickr.
Like many others, I signed up for the social network in 2002 but didn’t use it much after that. There’s an interesting read on PCMag.com about Friendster’s demise–we’ll see how the next generation of the site makes out.