Get money now: Fantasy-flirting Friendster-followers get in the game

That Friendster investment is getting a lot of activity going–According to MSNBC, eMode, oops, I mean Tickle–not only changed their name, they acquired Ringo, another flavor of the Friendster/Tribe/LinkedIn parade–reportedly bringing their total member count up to a meaty 1 million. (Oh, and Evite is going to get into the act, too, meaning the market is going to get even more crowded with fantasy flirting opportunities.
Oh–and I just heard from a friend that Reid Hoffman’s LinkedIn has raised $4.7 million in Series A financing from Sequoia Partners.