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.

Preview of the New Myspace.com [Video]


The new Myspace from Myspace on Vimeo. From New.Myspace.com (as of 09/25/12): We’re hard at work building the new Myspace, entirely from scratch. But we’re staying true to our roots in one important way—empowering people to express themselves however they want.

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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. Did Facebook's success and the changing landscape of Myspace make it an undesirable business moving forward for News Corp.? According to the Wikipedia entry for Myspace , the company had a 2009 estimated revenue of $395 million with over 30 million users as of June 2011. myspace.

Users flee MySpace | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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

Find and Reserve Your Social Media Name


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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.

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. Varghese.

Social Networks: Winners and Losers [Infographic]


Tumblr is the fastest-growing platform, while MySpace is declining the most rapidly. Analytics Demographics Facebook Google Infographic LinkedIn Metrics MySpace Social Media Social Networking Statistics Word of Mouth Digg Plaxo Plurk TumblrHere in the U.S.,

Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Users flee MySpace. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Foursquare MySpace Path.com Social network TwitterWell over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched.

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Myspace Integrates Facebook


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.

12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies


Blog Policy Social Media employment policy facebook policy linkedin policy myspace policy social media social media policy twitter policyUse 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. We see a daily increase of social media in the workplace as well.

To Thine Own Self Be True

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It became a more prescient concept when MySpace collapsed as Facebook began to gain its momentum. Back then, it was much easier to build and update a MySpace page than it was to build and nurture a unique website. The problem is that when everyone started bailing on MySpace, the bands were left with little community. MySpace did. When MySpace changed their rules, the bands were affected but couldn't do much about it. myspace. Who owns your brand?

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. It dramatically increases the value of Google+ activity in comparison [.].

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.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experience

The Instagram That You Hardly Know

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Brands should never find themselves in a place where a channel or platform loses audience credibility and suddenly, all of that goodwill, data and connection is suddenly lost (think about MySpace. myspace. There are a lot of people sharing pictures on Instagram. It''s a trap to think that Instagram is an amazing marketing channel, simply because there are a lot of people on it taking photos and sharing photos.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

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The Paradox Of Leadership

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Do you remember what people said about MySpace , Cuil and Friendster in the early days? myspace. android business businessbook businessleaders businessmodel chrisbrogan christophercolumbus craigpeters cuil facebook friendster gmail google googleplus googleplusexpert googleplusforbusiness googlesocialnetwork juliensmith leadership marketer marketinginnovation marketplace mediahacks myspace newmedia newyorktimes onlinediscourse secondlife trustagents twitter youtube

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

Webbiquity SMM

Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook.

Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace

Taylor Marek

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? 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. What do you think? Post your comments.

Xanga, Facebook, and MySpace

Taylor Marek

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? 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. What do you think? Post your comments.

Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]


And MySpace, though it’s in sharp decline (-27%), remains very popular. Infographic Social Media MySpace Sharing TwitterThe link sharing service AddThis , which announced last month that it’s now tracking the interests of more than 1 billion people across the Web , has created an infographic that breaks down the most popular destinations for content shared through its widget.

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. Fifth Estate AOL facebook Friendster google interface LinkedIn McDonald's mobile MySpace social network tactile YouTube

Free Summer School For Marketers

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Jason Hirschhorn is the former co-president of MySpace. myspace. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university. It''s true. I entered university with the best of intentions. At the same time, I was already publishing a couple of music magazines that were becoming successful. As I ventured down the road of burnout by trying to be both a publisher and a full time college student, I had a heart-to-heart conversation with my parents.

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

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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.) myspace. Blogs posts, articles and books have been written about Facebook and their ability to grow. When people think about the company and their state of innovation, they will often align them with a myriad of Silicon Valley types.

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.

On Knowing (And Experience)

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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? It's not hard to create an online firestorm by blogging something that is more perspective than experience. No one is feeling the brunt of this more than Cathryn Sloane these days.

Uncoupling Everything

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As Social Media gained traction, it seemed like MySpace and Facebook were just the next generation (or next iteration) of the portal - with the big difference being that it wasn't about the edited content but rather about the connections that individuals have to one another. myspace. Do the great brands drive you to them or do the great brands put themselves everywhere? The Web used to be about destination. Yahoo!

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #249

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In the past few weeks, there is battle brewing of epic proportions (like the one we saw between MySpace and Facebook back in the day). myspace. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #115

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Just a parlor trick like MySpace ? myspace. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

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Facebook Isn't (Just) A Destination

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There's this feeling of Facebook becoming the next Friendster of MySpace. myspace. blog content crushit ecommerce earlyadopter facebook facebookconnect facebookcredits friendster garyvaynerchuk itunes likebutton markzuckerberg marketing marketingprofessional mashable mobile mobilecommerce myspace onlinechannel onlineplatform paypal privacy publishing security tablet thirdpartylogin webanalytics webportal winelibrarytvIs Facebook a valuable Marketing tool?

T-Commerce And The Rise Of Tablet Shopping

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Simple Web pages with a picture or two that can be enlarged by clicking on a magnifying glass icon are going to go the way of having a corporate MySpace page. myspace. apple brand connecteddevices consumer consumersalesjourney desktopcomputer digitalbrandexperience google googleio humanbehavior inmobi ipad mediacontent mediahabit mediapost microsoft mobext mobiledevice myspace nexus7 shoppingexperience storeexperience surface tcommerce tablet tabletcommerce tabletshopping

A More Elegant Question About Facebook

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It was (if we're going to be honest) just another online social network in a world where MySpace was dominating. 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. 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?).

CTRL ALT Delete - Weekly Technology And Digital Media Review - CHOM FM #29

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MySpace ? myspace. accountkiller chom977fm chomfm ctrlaltdelete ctrlaltdeletewithmitchjoel digitalmarketing digitalmedia facebook guestcontributor heatherbackman localbusiness montrealradio morningshow morningsrockwithterryandheatherb myspace radiosegment radiostation secondlife socialmedia soundcloud technology terrydimonte twistimage twitter wpp Every Monday morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base).

Are You Too Focused On One Social Media Platform?

Small Business Mavericks

If you are trying to target young music fans, then Myspace may be a better option. Small Business Internet Marketing blogs facebook forums Myspace Pinterest social media marketing Tumblr Twitter YouTubeSocial media is everywhere and it can often be a little daunting when for a small business owner about to engage in a social media marketing campaign.

Google+ Gets A Facelift, But How Social Is It?

Small Business Mavericks

Myspace – the art channel, particularly music aimed at youth. Social Media facebook LinkedIn Myspace Pinterest SEO Twitter YouTubeI checked out the new look on Google+ and, for some reason, my first reaction was how ‘Facebook’ it looked. The two are nothing alike, yet that was my initial reaction. Perhaps I’d spent too long on Facebook. When it comes to Google+, I do wonder how social it really is.

Media Redefined

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It''s fascinating to watch this former MySpace , MTV and Sling Media executive discuss our fascinating new and digital world. myspace. When you think of someone who understand the state of media, who do you think of?

Demand Better Content

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company based in Santa Monica, California, and is headed by Richard Rosenblatt , who is the former chairman of MySpace. myspace. How would you feel if you found out that everything you are reading in the newspaper was chosen for you by a robot? Would you have confidence in the choice of topics and its quality? Is it even possible for a robot to figure out what works in a newspaper?

5 Social Networks For Your Small Business To Experiment With

Jeff Esposito

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. . We all know that Facebook and Twitter are the cat’s meow when it comes to social networks. Both networks boast a plethora of users, and most of our customers have an account on one of the two networks.