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

Social media connections are those I know through a variety of online forums, the blogosphere, Twitter, and the like (but I generally don’t befriend someone immediately; I still give it time). MySpace? But how would you count how often you “visit&# Twitter?

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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.

MySpace is Reborn as Social Curation

www.huffingtonpost.com

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

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?

Why You Should Care About Twitter vs. Google+

Geoff Livingston

Perhaps you saw the epic war of words last week between Twitter and Google. Marketing Social Media facebook google LinkedIn MySpace PageRank search Search Plus social networks traffic twitterThe 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.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools

Pamorama

Here’s why Twitter is one of the best social media platforms for listening: Real-time results. We’ve all heard examples of how breaking news spreads immediately on Twitter. Because of Twitter’s real-time search engine, you can get a quick pulse of public opinion.

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. Users flee MySpace. Featured Headline Social Media Facebook Foursquare MySpace Path.com Social network Twitter

Questioning Why I Still Use Twitter

Ari Herzog

I do not know what I want Twitter to represent. Twitter used to be very valuable to me. Because I am happily active on Facebook and LinkedIn, I sometimes think about deleting my Twitter account. They are why my Twitter account did not repeat the past and still exists.

Myspace Integrates Facebook

Mindjumpers

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

Unspoken

Use of social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and now Google+ has become prevalent in people’s lives and in their workplaces. Define the purpose of the policy by explaining the definition of “social media,” including platforms such as Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Facebook as well as any activities to which the policy applies, like posting, commenting or blogging.

What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

A potential Google killer , Facebook killer or even Twitter killer may not do it with superior technology, but simply with a better user experience. 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. Twitter.

The Instagram That You Hardly Know

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With that, it was announced this week that Instagram is now bigger than Twitter , which is something that I''m still astonished by, and trying to reconcile. Instagram being bigger than Twitter is something. Instagram being owned by Facebook and still, independently, being bigger than Twitter is something even more fascinating (and, maybe, worrisome to others). I thought that was what we had Twitter for? myspace. twitter.

Where is Your Audience?

Stay N' Alive

At the same time, I have certain "circles" over on Twitter that don't exist on Facebook or Google+ - for instance, I'll hear a lot more about what my Twitter employee friends are up to over there. Did you know that Myspace is still one of the most popular networks for kids age 13-18?

To Thine Own Self Be True

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When you have your brand page on Facebook (and I'm using Facebook as a euphemism for any online social network, be it Twitter , Pinterest , Instagram , LinkedIn or whatever), your brand is housed within the Facebook branded experience and there could be ancillary brands (or advertisements, whatever) in the mix as well. It became a more prescient concept when MySpace collapsed as Facebook began to gain its momentum. MySpace did. myspace. twitter.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Two, how can Twitter make money? Question two comes from Question one (in part) - if Twitter doesn’t find a way for us to show we value it, it will fold/go under/dead pool, and that would be a shame. . Customer Pays Twitter . Would it work for Twitter?

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.) It's not about sitting idly by and then - suddenly - when Twitter becomes popular to jump all over it. 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?

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media MARKETING Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS OpenX Rackspace Hosting ConVerdge Communities About Us Submit a Tip! Tracking hashtags What’s buzzing on Twitter right now?

Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]

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AddThis also determined that e-mail, the second most popular method of sharing through its service, is 38% bigger than sharing on Twitter. And MySpace, though it’s in sharp decline (-27%), remains very popular. Infographic Social Media MySpace Sharing Twitter

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Kawasaki has more than 300,000 followers on Twitter.

Is Google+ Killing Twitter?

Small Business Mavericks

But lately I’ve heard some comparisons between Google+ and Twitter. In fact, some Google+ users are abandoning Twitter. Or replacing their Twitter profile links to drive traffic to their Google+ streams. I’ve even read some A-list bloggers compare Twitter with Google+ and go so far as to say that Google+ could siphon traffic from Twitter. Is Twitter old hat? Remember MySpace? First, I think Twitter still has value.

Facebook considers competing with Myspace on the music front

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To hire LangfordMedia email info@langfordmedia.com Recent Posts Twitter and the Curious Case of Samantha Steele’s Hair Social Media Blog Regurgitation GroupTabs-Groupon Meets Foursquare The Auto DM Marketing Beyond Traditional Means Sites we like Bear Goodell – Sports.

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.

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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.

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. Business leaders and strategists cannot afford to become too entrenched on a mega social network like Facebook or Twitter.

Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After using both closely, the comparison to Twitter shouldn’t even be the case. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts. But Plurk is a lot more, and Twitter still has its place. Do Plurk and Twitter really need to be compared?

Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. On Twitter, not so much.

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. It tilts just a little bit further now that Twitter is allowing people to put a Follow button wherever they like and as Google continues to evolve the +1 button. myspace. twitter.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #249

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I knew that he worked at Google , became friends with a lot of people and had early money in places like Twitter and Uber. 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). It is for the live streaming of video content that can be shared (easily) in places like Twitter. And now, Twitter just launched Periscope. The thing about Periscope is that the app wasn''t created by Twitter.

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. twitter. 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.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Inside Kikolani’s Twitter Management for Blogging in HootSuite. Twitter Lists.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #115

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Why Twitter Will Live And Facebook Will Die - Forbes. The crux of Forbes' thinking: 'You might not know it yet or use it as such, but Twitter is the modern day version of the newspaper. Just a parlor trick like MySpace ? myspace. twitter.

2 Twitter Changes Making Life Easier for Big Brands

Convince & Convert

In this bandwidth-challenged-from-a-hotel edition of The Baer Facts, I talk with Kyle Lacy of ExactTarget about Twitter’s new move to enable direct messages to be sent and received even if both parties are not following one another. Are You a Buyer on Twitter?

4 Reasons Why Twitter Should Buy TweetDeck

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Last week, the blogosphere was on fire with reaction to a report by the Wall Street Journal that Twitter is in talks to buy TweetDeck for $50 Million (registration may be required to read the post). All it has to do is turn off TweetDeck’s access to the Twitter’s API as was done to UberMedia.

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

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

Small Business Mavericks

Sure, you can create your circles, and you can share content, but it doesn’t have the same social feel as Facebook, or Twitter for that matter. Twitter – the ‘I’ve a got a deal for you today’ broadcast channel. Myspace – the art channel, particularly music aimed at youth. Social Media facebook LinkedIn Myspace Pinterest SEO Twitter YouTube

Are You Too Focused On One Social Media Platform?

Small Business Mavericks

All to often a business will focus on one or two social media platforms, particularly Facebook and Twitter since they receive the most mentions. 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 YouTube

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

Convince & Convert

Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter aren’t the new MySpace, they are the new ABC, NBC and CBS ( tweet this ). » social networks facebook facebook paper linkedin linkedin influencers social networking twitter Image from Bigstock.com.

Media Redefined

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Think about the amount of links that are shared daily on Facebook and Twitter. It''s fascinating to watch this former MySpace , MTV and Sling Media executive discuss our fascinating new and digital world. myspace. twitter.

Twitter Hashtags: Nonprofits Speak Up

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Growth » Twitter Hashtags: Nonprofits Speak Up Nonprofiteers have been collectively organizing online for years–from email listserves to teleconferences to online message boards. In Twitter’s early days, features were limited so users created their own taxonomy.