Badoo is a social networking website and was launched in 2003 and owned by an offshore company based in London. It was run by Badoo Services Limited. It was relaunched in 2007.
Badoo claims that it has 46,953,527 users as of September 26 2009. This website was also listed in the top 200 websites by Alexa Internet. Badoo is distinct from other social networking websites as it does not display advertisements. All content on it is user generated. Russian investor Finam acquired 10% stake in this website for an amount of $30 million on January, 2008.