Wait, Facebook is MySpace?

Janet Fouts

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. Facebook is showing off a brand new look and as usual everybody’s in a snit about it.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Irony: MySpace Okay, so in my previous paragraph, I mention that you should be an early adopter of social networks. Below, the pie graph: Quite honestly, I don’t feel that I’ve lost out by not taking MySpace more seriously. MySpace?

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MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation


Today MySpace is reborn as a content centric discovery platform. As MySpace execs explained to me, they went looking under the hood and found a untapped goldmine of member generated tastes, picks and passions. But thats changing, as the MySpace team began to look at members behavior. "I

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Today, MySpace can be grouped under this category. Classmates.com and MySpace are two social networks in their decline stage. I think most of us agree that MySpace is dead. Launched in 2003, MySpace concentrated on the music niche. This is a guest post by Babu M.

Where is Your Audience?

Stay N' Alive

Did you know that Myspace is still one of the most popular networks for kids age 13-18? Now, that's quickly diminishing as kids move over to Facebook, but as a marketer, I'd consider going to Myspace if my audience is 13-18 year olds. Google+ is all the rage right now.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

Friendster, MySpace and AOL exist in some form to this day, but none of them enjoys the leadership positions and mindshare of their heyday. Facebook Questions and Groups compete with LinkedIn Questions and Groups.

On Knowing (And Experience)

Twist Image

With that comes a group of people who see it as a free broadcasting platform, or people who see it as a place to help customers get their answers, or a place share ideals. I'm not blogging this to toot my own horn, but rather to demonstrate that connectivity, digital media and social media was happening long before Mark Zuckerberg thought up a better way to do what MySpace and Friendster were messing around with. myspace. How old should a Social Media Manager be?

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

Twist Image

It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. Groups. facebook groups. myspace. Facebook wants to connect everybody. . That was the plan when Mark Zuckerberg moved the online social network out of his college dorm room, and into a business/something more substantive.

5 Social Networks For Your Small Business To Experiment With

Jeff Esposito

While I have never seen this done before, I think a small business owner could leverage Path for an exclusive club or discount group for their top 150 customers. Myspace. Remember when everyone was on Myspace before Facebook? Investor Justin Timberlake is hoping to bring sexy back to Myspace. social media Google Myspace PathThis post originally ran on Vistaprint’s Small Business Blog. .

The State of Social Media In The UK


I feel, these statistics can help you figure out which network has the right demographics for your brand, age and income group. 25-34 year olds are now the largest age group on Facebook as we enter 2012, with users under 17 years making up just 5% of the user base.

3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better


Then, a couple years later, I discovered social media (Myspace at that time, then Facebook and finally Twitter) and that’s when my career was turned around. It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely.

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25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started


When Facebook discovered the company’s plans, it went into “lockdown” for 60 days and focused on completing new features like Facebook Groups , Facebook Messages , and Facebook Places. What MySpace’s Tom Anderson Thinks of Google+. Tom Anderson, best known as the default friend on MySpace during its early years, co-founded MySpace with Chris DeWolfe in 2003. Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?),

15 Tips To Optimize Your LinkedIn Initiative

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Remember, you’re not on Facebook, Google+, or MySpace here – this is a social network for business professionals. Also, the groups on Linkedin are not like your average Facebook group. Groups are great for networking and learning new things.

4 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Social Media Photos

Convince & Convert

After all, it wasn’t that long ago that photos were rarely seen in social media, other that profile pics and sketchy Myspace shenanigans. For that third group – people who want to do better but just need some help – we created this presentation. Facebook. Instagram.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

So, don’t get paralyzed by the cross group challenges - move it forward and determine where the opportunities to improve customer experience are for what “you control&# and drive progress there - then fan out with your early successes. On June 24th, 2008, Bev said: Too many companies see the social side of a product as just another focus group - the communication is one way from the community to the company with little coming back from the company. myspace.

How Social Media Has Become a Tool For Clinical Research

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social networking gives sponsors and clinical trial coordinators the ability to target a vast group of e-patients. 3)Target Specific Patient Groups. When looking to reach potential patients, coordinators need to take into account just how unique and diverse a group of people in a given demographic can be. A significant number of their patient referrals are being generated through platforms like Facebook and MySpace.

Backing Up Your Own Social Data

Small Business Mavericks

And just in case you don’t believe me, you should read this article about a recent MySpace foible. It seems that MySpace may be plotting its own early demise. What if, during the redesign, Facebook takes away the ability to create groups and build pages? On top of that, they delete all of your posted data from the past ten years – no more photos, no more videos, no more wall posts, no more comments, no more Likes, and no more group or page information.

Have You Considered Segmenting Your Social Media Marketing Channels?

The Social Media Incubator

There are some businesses that don’t seem to be able to make an impression on either of those sites, yet they find real success connecting with their audience on Pinterest or MySpace. Each site draws a different group of people for different reasons.

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The HB477 Working Group and Making Utah a Little More Open

Stay N' Alive

I'm going to be joining the Utah State Senate-sponsored working group, aiming to bring Utah's open records laws into the 21st century. If I'm not being open enough let me know - this entire process should be the epitome of what this group is set out to do.

Top 10 Powerful Moments That Shaped Social Media History Over the Last 20 Years

Buffer Social

My first profile was on Myspace , my first friend was “Tom from Myspace,” and my first post was something like, “Myspace is awesome!” Do you remember your first social media profile? Or, how about your first social media post?

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6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search 6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace September 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.), But back to MySpace.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Among the tools mentioned are Buffer, Triberr, Wistia, Facebook, and several others; but according to this group of experts, the three most helpful tools are…(read the post ). Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t use a Facebook Group. Of over 1500 friends that I have, I’m constantly being pitched to join groups I have no interest in. That might not apply to Facebook fan groups but the idea is similar.

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Snapchat and the $3 Billion Question

The Realtime Report

Users “snap” a picture on their smartphone and send it to a select group of followers. As such users are also fickle and tend to jump from app to app and social network to social network (remember MySpace’s fall from grace?),

Debunking Five Social Media Myths


And MySpace is for “young people&# right? Though the available data conflicts, there is nothing to indicate that MySpace users are predominantly younger than users of other social networks, and if anything, Twitter is now more popular than MySpace with younger age groups. Tags: Social Media e-mail Facebook MySpace social media myths Twitter Wall Street Journal e mail twitter Everyone knows e-mail is dead.

Why Facebook Breeds Voyeurism

Ari Herzog

Rachel replied that she joined Facebook in 2006 as a convert from MySpace. Grouping Your Facebook Friends into Lists. Rachel Jonat recently shared why she quit Facebook , extracting in part: I want more from my friends than status updates.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress


With the help of the BuddyPress plugin , you can turn your website in to the perfect hub for a group of people. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system.

Why Instagram Stories is Actually Good News for Snapchat

Convince & Convert

” The same thing happened with MySpace. In reality, WhatsApp and Messenger are a much bigger threat to the large group that uses Snapchat for communications.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?


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5 Supah-Cool Free Online Tools For Nonprofits


Through our platform, you can reconnect with your family in Rio; manage your employees in Madagascar; organize your non-profit’s resources to Ottawa; teach a virtual class from Tulsa to students all over Thailand; foster a support group for cancer survivors from France to the Falkland Islands. For non-profits, you can create a club that allows your supporters to be part of the group. You can manage Facebook, LinkedIn, FourSquare, Buzz, Myspace (do people actually use Myspace?)

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Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

Here’s an overview of Omni-Social: The original “social media” consisted mainly of brand-owned channels like the old-school HOG ( Harley Owners’ Group ) community built and facilitated by Harley-Davidson. The online community pendulum is swinging back.

35 Great Social Media Infographics


facebook flickr twitter yahoo myspace) [.] The charts defining age groups and usage are really an eye-opener!

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Alejandro Rivas-Micoud reports on results of a focus group test with Facebook users in various age groups test-driving Google Plus and providing feedback. Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the fastest-growing social network ever.

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India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

Atom Thought

Group Buying! Tags: Digital Feature Digital Marketing facebbok myspace orkut Social Media Marketing My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link]. We see a very complex situation in India, given that there is a clutter by small and large local players, coupled with the affinity Indians have developed towards sites like Facebook!

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Linkedin lead generation requires commitment to answering and asking questions on Groups/Answers, taking advantage of the deep searches, and connecting directly with those around you in your network. Groups.

Is Social Media A Fad?

Justin Levy

They think about the numerous news stories about pedophiles on MySpace ; don’t understand why you should tell people that you had pizza for dinner on Twitter ; and think that Facebook is only for high school and college students.

9 Surprising New Facts About Social Media in America

Convince & Convert

52% of Americans have a profile on Facebook, Linkedin, MySpace or elsewhere. This group of “super socials” (my label, not Edison’s) numbers 46 million, and increase of almost 20% in one year. 98% of super socials use Facebook, and 45% use MySpace).

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

Social Media Marketing

Salesforce’s biggest bet yet, smartphones begin their global dominance, social media trends in India, The Atlantic discovers the secret to audience growth, Altimeter Group’s latest report and more - it''s This Week in Social Media. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

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Tweeting with Zombies


At the time the hot topic was MySpace. I wound up exploring MySpace and then becoming heavily invested in the online community. I’m all over the place, but I’m most heavily invested in Twitter , Facebook ( regular page and group page), LinkedIn , and GoodReads. I’m a lucky guy.

It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

Before the rise of MySpace and Facebook and Twitter and Tumblr, the “original” social media was created in the unglamorous yet impactful world of discussion boards and forums. The days of the leased social community are fading, and it’s time to re-embrace owned social.