For Its 1st Birthday, Hulu Gets Social Networking

Video site also vows to add more content
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Mar 12, 2009 1:22 PM CDT

(Newser) – To mark its first anniversary, Hulu is launching friends lists, most popular rankings, and more content—including show archives and classic cartoons and movies, CNET reports. But staying innovative isn't easy for a new media outlet with old media bosses. The website, which is owned by NBC and News Corp., was recently pressured into blocking Boxee, a venture that displayed Hulu and other web videos on set-top boxes.