XNAS:FFN Insider Activity 4 Filing - 10/1/2012

Effective Date 10/1/2012

FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
BELL MARC H
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FriendFinder Networks Inc. [FFN]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Co-Chmn. & Chief Stgy. Officer
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O FRIENDFINDER NETWORKS INC., 6800 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY, SUITE #200
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
10/01/2012
(Street)

BOCA RATON, FL 33487
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 10/01/2012   A   62,500 A $ 0 (1) 5,272,671 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 10/01/2012   F   15,625 D $0.71(2) 5,257,046 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share 10/01/2012   F   15,625 D $0.86(2) 5,241,421 D  
Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share               184,190 I see footnote(3)
Restricted Stock               2,500(4) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Options $1.13               (5) 04/23/2022 Common Stock 8,334   8,334 D  
Stock Options $10               (6) 07/06/2018 Common Stock 50,000   50,000 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
BELL MARC H
C/O FRIENDFINDER NETWORKS INC.
6800 BROKEN SOUND PARKWAY, SUITE #200
BOCA RATON, FL 33487
  X   X   Co-Chmn. & Chief Stgy. Officer  

Signatures

 /s/ Marc H. Bell   10/02/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) These shares of common stock were granted by FriendFinder Networks Inc. (the "Company") to the reporting person under the 2012 Stock Incentive Plan pursuant to the terms of the reporting person's Amended and Restated Employment Agreement, dated as of April 24, 2012 (the "Employment Agreement").
(2) The reporting person requested that these shares of common stock be withheld by the Company in accordance with the terms of the reporting person's Employment Agreement in order to satisfy a tax withholding obligation.
(3) Shares held by Bell Family 2003 Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, of which the reporting person is trustee and holds voting and investment power with respect to the shares held in trust.
(4) This grant of restricted stock of FriendFinder Networks Inc. vests on the third anniversary of the grant date (May 16, 2012).
(5) This grant of stock options vests 20% on the first anniversary of the date of grant (April 24, 2012) and 20% thereafter on each annual anniversary of the date of grant until fully vested.
(6) This grant of stock options vests 20% on the first anniversary of the date of grant (July 7, 2008) and 20% thereafter on each annual anniversary of the date of grant until fully vested.

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