Wait, Facebook is MySpace?

Janet Fouts

Facebook is showing off a brand new look and as usual everybody’s in a snit about it. On Twitter today Myspace is trending, not because it’s about Myspace but because people are suggesting Facebook is doomed to the same fate as Myspace.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically.

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The Case For Myspace

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In the end, the buying and selling of Myspace will be a positive business move for News Corp. In June 2006, Myspace became the most popular online social networking site in the United States. It's a position that it held until 2008 (that's when Facebook starting taking over). Did Facebook's success and the changing landscape of Myspace make it an undesirable business moving forward for News Corp.? I consider the sale of Myspace to News Corp. facebook.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

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BIG NEWS: Google | Facebook | Mark Zuckerberg | Android | Smarter Ideas | More. Today MySpace is reborn as a content centric discovery platform. Theres one word that sums up the new MySpace says Music Chief Courtney Holt: "Curation." Share your Comment: Post to Facebook.

What Should We Expect from the New MySpace?

Mindjumpers

Until 2008, MySpace was with its 76 million monthly unique users the most popular social network in the world and a pioneer of its kind. In short, as Facebook started to dominate the social media sphere, Myspace was quickly forgotten. MySpace reborn?

An Average Day on Facebook [Infographic]

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Tweet Who is an average Facebook user and how do his activities on Facebook look like? This question needs to be reflected upon by everyone working with Facebook, since it is what we base our strategies on. Compared with other social networks, Facebook users are the most engaged.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. What Happens After the Facebook Like?

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Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? In 2006, Myspace was the most visited U.S. Myspace’s dominance would not last though.

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Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance? One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade.

How Facebook is Slowly Strangling Twitter

Convince & Convert

For years, Twitter has rolled out new features to make its service more like Facebook. But here’s why even a Jack Attack might not save the company from eventual MySpace-ization : Facebook is slowly strangling Twitter at every turn. Facebook answers with its own version.

Myspace Integrates Facebook

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Tweet Until now, the integration between Myspace and Facebook has been limited. Myspace has got a brand new design and now enables their users to Connect with Facebook to transfer likes and interests. The more you use Myspace, the more badges you’ll earn.

Why Facebook Breeds Voyeurism

Ari Herzog

Rachel Jonat recently shared why she quit Facebook , extracting in part: I want more from my friends than status updates. I’d rather give up the 189 Facebook friends, the majority of whom I don’t have or want the phone number of, and focus on the people near and dear to me.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]

Pamorama

the big kid on the social media block is Facebook. Some Takeaways: Facebook is more popular among women. Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Here in the U.S.,

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group.

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The Missed Opportunity: How Brands Are Missing Out on Facebook

Jon Loomer

By now you know about how powerful Facebook can be for brands. Those who kept predicting “the next MySpace” have all crawled away to their caves. Billion people on Facebook now. That doesn’t mean that success on Facebook comes easily now.

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page, 2012 Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook restricts what a Page’s Cover Photo may contain. References to user interface elements, such as Like or Share, or any other Facebook site features. It’s all about creating a beautiful Facebook Page that effectively conveys the purpose and quality of your brand.

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Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. Related posts: Facebook turns off daily deals. Users flee MySpace. VISIT MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

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Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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Is Facebook a valuable Marketing tool? The general discussion (or debate - depending on which Blogs and/or articles you read) about Facebook as a marketing engine seems to be both a little misguided and a little shortsighted - all at the same time. I hear a lot of Marketing professionals talk about loosing interest in Facebook (some of them have even pulled the plug on their profiles). There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace.

5 Reasons I Think Facebook Is On The Decline

Jason Yormark

Ask Yahoo, MySpace or … , all major networks that ruled heavily at one time and all which fell from grace to other up and comers. I’ve felt a growing sense that Facebook might have already peaked and is currently beginning to slide. The only missing piece to truly escalate that slide is an alternative to do better what Facebook fails at. That being said, here are the 5 reasons I think Facebook is on the decline: 1. I’ve used Facebook Ads a ton.

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Slapped! Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days

Ari Herzog

I am seeking re-election to the Newburyport city council and actively sending Facebook messages to people who live in my town to 1) introduce myself and 2) inquire if they would like to be my friend. Rather, I’ll bet Facebook the system marked me a spammer for sending so many messages to non-friends in a short amount of time. The question is whether Facebook will enable me to confirm it. Facebook Blocks Me For 14 Days in your browser. Media Facebook

What Facebook Knows About Innovation (That Every Brand Should Pay Attention To)

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Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. " There''s no doubt that it takes a certain type of individual to work at Facebook, and it takes a certain type of online social network to have broken through like they have. It''s easy to argue that they simply had a strong product, but it met with a certain zeitgeist and luck that others (Friendster, MySpace , etc.) Users complained, but Facebook wasn''t focusing on it.

12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies

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Use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and now Google+ has become prevalent in people’s lives and in their workplaces. Facebook has more than 700 million users — that is one in every nine people on earth — and half of them log in daily. Blog Policy Social Media employment policy facebook policy linkedin policy myspace policy social media social media policy twitter policy

Are Facebook Ads a Failure?

Convince & Convert

Even though Facebook continues to maintain its impressive user growth and rack up advertising revenue, that growth is coming despite a major shift in the promise of advertising on that platform. Facebook Gives Up on “Real” Facebook Ads. Facebook’s Failed Advertising Promise.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). Facebook has also enabled the use of a subset of FBML in the Static FBML application.

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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Facebook wants to connect everybody. . Whether he knew what Facebook would become is questionable, at best (who could know that Facebook would have the profound effect that it has had on our society?). At the time, Facebook was not a better mousetrap or something original. It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. Facebook is a dominant force. Facebook will evolve their "ecosystems.".

To Thine Own Self Be True

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There was a massive call to action in the bottom right-hand corner of the print ad that said something like: "to lean more, please follow us on Facebook." " I found myself asking a very simple question: "what is this brand of diapers doing on Facebook that is so unique to the brand experience that it can't be done on their own website?" They're just using Facebook as a place to have a less-interactive and less-branded website. Facebook isn't bad.

The Instagram That You Hardly Know

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There''s a reason (actually, there are many reasons) why Facebook was so aggressive in their acquisition of Instagram for about a billion dollars back in 2012. Instagram being owned by Facebook and still, independently, being bigger than Twitter is something even more fascinating (and, maybe, worrisome to others). facebook. myspace. There are a lot of people sharing pictures on Instagram.

Why You Should Care About Twitter vs. Google+

Geoff Livingston

Marketing Social Media facebook google LinkedIn MySpace PageRank search Search Plus social networks traffic twitterPerhaps you saw the epic war of words last week between Twitter and Google. The conflict revolves around Google’s inclusion of Plus activity into its search algorithm. Called “Search Plus Your World,” this addition of the Google+ data has far ranging implications for online marketers.

Where is Your Audience?

Stay N' Alive

My family, for instance, minus one or two, are all over on Facebook - that's where I go to talk about family related stuff, and you'll probably find a much more personal "me" over there. Did you know that Myspace is still one of the most popular networks for kids age 13-18?

Facebook Timeline: First Impressions

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Developers got first access to the new Facebook Timeline profiles, and even non-developers are trying to get in on the action. Since I’ve already had a developer account and app made through Facebook, I noticed a pop-up inviting me to be one of the first to try it out.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

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Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives also have been busy taking meetings with the major record companies about the strategy. Record execs protested that Facebook was engaging in “massive infringement,&# reports Post writer Brian Garrity.&#

The Paradox Of Leadership

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As a platform, we're comparing Google+ to Facebook and Twitter but forgetting that if Google deploys Google+ throughout all of their platforms ( Gmail , Android , YouTube , etc.) Is it taking off like Facebook has? Do you remember what people said about Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and even Google in the early days? Do you remember what people said about MySpace , Cuil and Friendster in the early days? facebook. myspace. When you're right, you're a hero.

Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace

Taylor Marek

Me personally, I like Facebook. One reason is for the picture shown below, another for instant privacy, and another for the awesome apps that Facebook is coming out with. Update: The link to the ArcaMax comic is broken, I’ll try and see if I can find it again… General Social Media comic Facebook MySpace XangaWhat do you think of this comic?

Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace

Taylor Marek

Me personally, I like Facebook. One reason is for the picture shown below, another for instant privacy, and another for the awesome apps that Facebook is coming out with. Update: The link to the ArcaMax comic is broken, I’ll try and see if I can find it again… General Social Media comic Facebook MySpace XangaWhat do you think of this comic?

Social Class Distinction Between MySpace and Facebook » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? MySpace and Facebook: A Social Class Divide? It’s a lot easier to do on MySpace than Facebook.

Facebook Will Not Die Easily

Geoff Livingston

In August of 2012, I wrote that Facebook will decline like AOL. I think its worth revisiting given all of the hot debate over Facebook’s impending cancerous death. Before I wrote the AOL post, I originally modeled a MySpace-like death for Zucerberg and company, but that was wrong.

The New Facebook Page is launched

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Tweet Facebook has for some time now had these changes in store and some users got to experience a taste of it when Facebook accidentally published the new design for a brief moment late last year. The look and feel of the new pages are now more consistent with the rest of Facebook.

Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

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The goal of Facebook’s News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Now, Facebook has announced one of their most significant News Feed shuffles. Facebook’s success is built on getting people the stories that matter to them most.

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Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]

Pamorama

Facebook. In an interesting snapshot of the evolving world of media distribution, AddThis reports that Facebook’s piece of the sharing pie grew from 33% last year to 44%. And MySpace, though it’s in sharp decline (-27%), remains very popular. Infographic Social Media MySpace Sharing Twitter

Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

Waxing UnLyrical

The biggest news in the history of social media took place Friday when Facebook had its IPO, becoming the biggest social name ever to join the public market. What has surprised me a bit is the amount of negative comments in the Facebook conversation. Facebook is the standard.