Myspace Integrates Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Until now, the integration between Myspace and Facebook has been limited. But last week, the two networks had a joint announcement about their future collaboration. Myspace has got a brand new design and now enables their users to Connect with Facebook to transfer likes and interests. You will be able to sync your Myspace account with Twitter and Youtube besides Facebook, so that your updates will automatically sync. Two distinct networks.

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. You all know the story of the breakthrough of Facebook, there’s no need to go into detail about the history of the ever growing and almost 1 billion strong social network. In short, as Facebook started to dominate the social media sphere, Myspace was quickly forgotten. MySpace reborn?

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12 Solid Stats Surrounding Social Networking (Plus Four  Timely Tips)

Webbiquity SMM

Though it’s dangerous to assume anything about leadership in the social networking space (Facebook overtook MySpace as the biggest social network less than a decade ago , after all), the landscape does seem to have matured and stabilized somewhat at this point. Other than some minor jockeying for position, the chart below showing the largest social networks hasn’t changed much in the past few years. Buffer Social ).

Wait, Facebook is MySpace?

Janet Fouts

That’s even more true in a social network whose users are often less web savvy and thrown by major UI changes as well as concerned about privacy issues. 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. Both networks have their place and can easily exist together, each seeing more use from a particular user base.

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle.

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks

Socialized

Everyone’s talking about the launch of Togetherville , a social network designed to bring parents and their kids together with the goal of learning responsible social networking. Does it occur to anyone that children six to ten years old (Togetherville’s target) don’t need social networks, and to encourage them to use one is the antithesis of responsible social networking?

Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Fun Twitter Quizzes | Main | What the F**k is Social Media NOW? » July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either." Video URL: [link] ] Chad Richards is the Social Program Manager at Firebelly Marketing.

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MySpace: The OSINT Left Behind For Collection

Forbes Social Media

MySpace is sometimes referred to as the "Forgotten Social Network." Users abandoning it in favor of other platforms does not mean that it is immune to information gathering. This article is a survey of what could be found

YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Media News: Top 5 Stories of the Week | Main | 3 Stories That Rocked The Social Media World This Week » July 27, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: The Social Network Trailer The Social Network , aka "The Facebook Movie," hits theaters October 1st. The film is about Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and how the popular social networking site got its start.

The Case For Myspace

Twist Image

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.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks

Kikolani

Everyone uses social media in their own way. The following is for those who want to be found on social networks, or for the networks on which they want to be found. Social Media Dataflow. Why You Want to Be Found on Social Networks. Think of your profile and activity on social networks as creating brand recognition. The same thing can be said of social media. How To Make Yourself More Socially Accessible.

Jake's Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « YouTube Tuesday: What The HELL Is Social Media? Main | Are We Addicted To Social Media? » June 24, 2010 Jakes Take: A Slew of Social Network Ideas Almost everyone is aware of the major social networkingwebsites in existence. MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter together dominate theweb. But did you know there’s a social network dedicated to people who like totravel to different baseball parks?

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Social Ads are driving down the price of regular online ads: A recent analysis by ComScore shows social networks, primarily Facebook and MySpace, have over the last year drawn an average CPM of only 56 cents, compared to the $2.43 for every 1,000 views; social sites dragged down the average online CPM by as much as 18% over the last year.

Forget Facebook and MySpace – Wall Street Journal Shares Your Information Too

Stay N' Alive

It seems like every other day Wall Street Journal is talking about some other Social Networking site that is revealing all your information to 3rd party advertisers. Next, they created, then deleted, then re-created a MySpace story about the same thing that MySpace is doing for their users. Facebook and MySpace also do this in various capacities, also optional (gender is required on Facebook though). So how is this different than Facebook and MySpace?

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network. 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. BuddyPress markets itself as “social networking in a box.&#

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front by cinta5 on October 20, 2008 According to the Bulldog Reporter , “Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is plotting a possible push into the digital-music business in the wake of MySpace’s launch of MySpace Music last month.

A Beginner’s Guide to Online Social Networking

Idaconcpts

Online social networking sites permit you to get together and bond with new friends. The majority of the popular online social networking sites permit users to bond with new friends from across the world. You can make use of various online social networking sites to get together and keep in touch with like-minded people who share your interests. Using social networking sites is a valuable way to build your own friends circle online.

Jumo – the Non Profit Social Network Has Launched

Mindjumpers

Jumo , a new social networking platform for non-profit that we blogged about a few months ago, launched in its beta version yesterday. I think this is one of the social initiatives you have to try out and see how it rolls out for individuals over time. Similar Posts: ‘Jumo’ – The New Social Networking Site For Non-profit Organisations. About.me – Latest Addition to Social Profiling Pages. Myspace Integrates Facebook.

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.),

Social Networking Meets Game Consoles

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Courtney Love gets sued over tweets | Main | Cyber Monday Is Here! » November 24, 2009 Social Networking Meets Game Consoles There used to be a time where you could play video games for video games and use the computer for computer related things. Social networking… Welcome to the new and highly integrated gaming world.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? by Tamar Weinberg on December 19, 2007 Share How do you leverage different social networks? Allow me to explain: I first embraced social networking in the late 90s when I joined SixDegrees.com. MySpace?

Feature Friday: Is Social Networking Making Us Less Social?

Ari Herzog

Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, LinkedIn, MySpace, Foursquare… These are examples of social networking sites, but you knew that. You can become ‘super social’ talking, sharing, commenting, and constantly updating the ‘internet you’ for all to see. Humans are built to be social creatures ; it’s in our genetic makeup, it’s what makes us different from other animals. Is social media that good? To be fair, social media can help you organise more.

The 2010 Social Network Map | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Twitter Launches Official Twitter Sharing Button Location Based Social Media for Brands » The 2010 Social Network Map Posted by Anne Herngaard Aug 16th, 2010 Tweet Imagine how the world would look like, if it was made of social networks. Facebook seems to be the largest country on the map, and it is a really fast indicator of where to spend your social media efforts.

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

Atom Thought

My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link]. And precisely why this article becomes very relevant for Indian Social Networking Platforms! How businesses are lapping up social media? Online Reputation Management- Part 1 5 Myths about Online Social Marketing!

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Path: the sequel

Sherrilynne Starkie

Well over a year ago a new social network, Path, was launched. It was positioned as ‘personal network’ and friends were limited to just 50, a number based on the psychology theories that 150 is the maximum number of social relationships any human can handle. Path, available for iOS and Android devices, also integrates with Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Tumblr to allow cross-posting to the social networks. Users flee MySpace.

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS… by Nancy Myrland on April 6, 2010 An interesting question was posed on a legal marketing forum of which I am a member. The question had to do with a recommendation for the most effective online social network for lawyers.

The Psychology of Change: How We React When Our Favorite Social Networks Shift

Buffer Social

Instagram changed its logo on Wednesday, and as with almost any significant change to a popular social network, the internet was split. But why do social networks feel the need to change their core functionality and design? Why social networks change (and why we keep coming back). Why social networks need to change. A study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology looked into what factors can kill a social network.

Friendgiftr Lets You Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network or Social Media Website

Bill Hartzer

If you are like me and you spend quite a bit of time hanging out on social networks and social media websites online, then you know that your friends’ and family members’ birthdays and other special occasions tend to pop up out of nowhere, and you are left to scramble and purchase something online and send it to them. You can now use the same social network or social media website that you are on all day long to buy and send gift cards online securely.

Social Networking Sites

Social Media Network Marketing

Online networking and online social bookmarking are more popular now than ever. But its hard to know which social network is right for you if you haven't tried all of them. This is why many Internet users find social network reviews valuable. Many folks fight for their choice of online social networking sites vehemently. Sites such as MySpace can be used just for fun or for serious business networking, or both!

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5 Social Networks For Your Small Business To Experiment With

Jeff Esposito

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. Chances are that you’ve already built out a presence one both of these networks. While there is no question that these networks hold tremendous power, they should not be the end all, be all for your business. If so, Instagram is the network for you.

Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Social networks don’t make students dumb Summer iPadwatch → Users dissatisfied with social networks – are you surprised? July 22nd, 2010 · View Comments Apparently American consumers surveyed in the 2010 American Customer Survey Index ranked Facebook lower than any other business in its category, but it still managed to beat Myspace by a point.

When Familiarity Breeds Familiarity

Direct Marketing Observations

On the web, we as digital marketers and change agents, worry that the sites, applications and networks that we build, share and promote aren’t intuitive enough. Be it a utility like email, a social network like Facebook, or a site where we buy stuff like Amazon or sell stuff like Ebay, people who want to, neigh need to use that site, will figure out how to use that site, no matter how difficult is it. Social Networks Social platforms networks social web.

Wake Up – Why It’s Now About the Media not the Social

Convince & Convert

The tools and technologies that have aided and abated the social era have grown up and forsaken us. The big social players have all rolled out features and functions that position them squarely as media platforms that maintain comments functionality, rather than their original roles as social networks. Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter aren’t the new MySpace, they are the new ABC, NBC and CBS ( tweet this ). Image from Bigstock.com.

You have 11 months to step up your social media game

Direct Marketing Observations

Social media is no exception. We just have a different name for it, it’s called social media obsolescence. This extends to the social networks that we use. What will satisfy this rabid audience of social media consumers looking for the brass ring or the uber answer? Which tells us that indeed we are in the nascent stages of this monolith that we call social media. You need to become the next legion of social media foot soldiers.

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? This question is particularly compelling today as we see Facebook set new records in terms of users, market valuation and revenue growth and wait with anticipation to see if Myspace can reinvent itself after conceding its market leadership position in social networking back in 2008.

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PB134: How to Decide if You Should Start on a New Social Network or Medium

ProBlogger

How to Decide if a New Social Network or Medium is Right for You. Today I’m going to help you decide if you should start on that new social network or that new medium like a podcast or a YouTube channel. People are wondering if they should get on different social networks or take advantage of new mediums. If your readers are on a network more for personal reasons it could be a signal that it’s not a great place to sell.

Social Branded Applications – build it once and leverage on several social networks

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Expo Social Networks are clearly here to stay with almost 50% of the population is using these sites (70% of teens). Social Network have all opened up their platforms which means that brands have cost effective access to more than 500M engaged users (250M of them on just Facebook and MySpace alone!) The new ad model will be about creating social brand loyalty by creating Social Branded Applications that allow users to interact with your brand attributes.

Despite Missteps, Twitter Reports Strong 2Q Performance — What’s Next?

Webbiquity SMM

The trend in user growth is a bit more difficult to parse, since the company switched to using a metric called “monetizable daily active users” (mDAUs) rather than the more common active user metrics reported by other social platforms. In the B2B world, Twitter and LinkedIn reign as the most effective social media channels. Give people a reason: Like the stock market, business social media use is driven by two forces: greed and fear.

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Debunking Five Social Media Myths

Socialized

In fact, it indicated e-mail use was growing, just not as fast as social network adoption. 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. In my November Talent Zoo column I attempt to debunk five social media myths.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits.

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