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LA tech guru explains the startup movement that is going to define the next era of the web

As the head of tech “startup studio” Science and the former CEO of MySpace, Michael Jones has a unique perspective on the tech industry. Like many, Jones categorizes the past eras of the Internet into Web 1.0 and 2.0. Today, however, he thinks we’ve entered 3.0. Show More Summary

Myspace co-founder wants to connect with a buyer in Hollywood Hills West

Aber Whitcomb, the co-founder and former chief technology officer of Myspace, has listed his home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West for sale at $2.995 million.

Tech guru explains the unusual philosophy behind the startup ‘studio’ that launched Medium and Dollar Shave Club

Science CEO Michael Jones has spent a lot of time in the tech industry. He co-founded the instant messaging platform UserPlane, was a vice-president at AOL, served as the CEO of MySpace, and has personally invested in over 30 businesses. Throughout...Show More Summary

Don’t Forget Giving Head to That Bear Stearns Intern

Drunk 20-ish chick to friends: I’m starving! I should cook something when I get home.Thug: Don’t lie! You gonna go home, check yo’ MySpace and pass out!–Astoria-bound N trainOverheard by: He has a point

Former MySpace CEO and LA tech guru explains Facebook’s brilliant strategy to avoid disruption

Science Inc CEO Mike Jones knows something about disruption. In the late 2000s, he was tasked with righting the ship at MySpace, even as the rest of the world fell in love with Facebook. Now on the outside, Jones has a unique perspective on the challenges facing Facebook. Show More Summary

Former MySpace CEO explains why Facebook was able to dominate social media despite coming second

Mike Jones, the former head of MySpace and current CEO of LA tech incubator Science Inc., has been in the tech and social media scene since the beginning. We asked the veteran tech guru to look back and answer a big historical question:...Show More Summary

Take a tour of former Myspace CEO and tech incubator Mike Jones' Malibu mansion

Tech entrepreneur and CEO of startup studio Science Inc. Mike Jones may have lived in Los Angeles for nearly 20 years, but he still values his Oregon upbringing. When he and his wife were looking for a place to raise their children, they wanted a property where they could teach their children the value of nature and provide ample space for play. Show More Summary

Inside the LA Times Valley edition in 1993 (video)

An 11-minute promotional film on MySpace shows the newsroom and printing plant (and the hairstyles) when the Times had an entire newspaper operation in Chatsworth.

Postmodern Jukebox: From YouTube covers to a world tour

If video killed the radio star, YouTube killed the Myspace era After the social media website was kicked to the curb by Facebook, a good platform for bands to share content and connect with their fans went with it. Sure, musicians have...Show More Summary

Streaming royalties suck, but a new Bandpage-Stubhub deal finds even more ways to get artists paid

2 weeks agoTechnology : Pando Daily

It’s easy to forget the enormous importance of Myspace for musicians in the mid-2000s. I played in a forgettable yet fun — or us at least — college band, and before the music-centric social network rose to prominence, having a web presence meant operating your own site out in the seemingly desolate wilds of the web. Show More Summary

Twitter Is the Next Great Digital Graveyard

Image remix: Carles We’ve all heard of the MySpace graveyard--an obsolete social network with pages of unused, valueless content. Some of us have heard of Livejournal/Xanga/Geocities graveyards. But what if I told you that very soon,...Show More Summary

Here’s How to Break Open a Master Lock In Two Minutes

The Master Lock doesn’t live up to its name, according to Samy Kamkar, a well-known hacker who once developed a worm that brought MySpace down to its knees. Now, he’s exploiting a vulnerability in the supposed mighty Master Lock that becomes unlocked in fewer than eight or so tries. Show More Summary

4 billion vs 7 billion; Can Facebook Overtake YouTube As No. 1 For Video Views And Advertisers?

Remember Myspace? Launched in Beverley Hills in 2003 by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, in 2005 the pioneering social networking site was acquired by News Corporation for $580m, and for the next 3 years it was the most popular social networking site in the world. In June 2006 Myspace briefly surpassed [...]

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4 weeks agoDance / Ballet : The Ballet Bag

In the last two years Twitter has widely grown in popularity. Even though it has been labeled a fad like other social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, etc.), it continues to flourish and establish itself as one of the most effective and versatile social media channels. Twitter can be used as a tool for staying […]

4 Expert SEO Tactics to Get Your YouTube Videos in Front of Local Leads

Back in 2006, I discovered some new platform called YouTube. You see, at that time people were totally focused on this other website called MySpace. Yeah, MySpace. MySpace was a place I could go and start marketing the heck out of my website using anything from smart to spammy ways, which I’m not proud of. Once this [...]Show More Summary

Peak FaceBook?

Remember MySpace? No? You are not the only one: apparently nobody else does (even though it did sell for a token price to a greater fool). What about Friendster? Also no? Hardly surprising either. Of course, both of these social networks...Show More Summary

Panic! At The Disco Is Still! A! Thing!

Remember when your Myspace name was "You! At The Disco"?

Animal Collective and Vashti Bunyan’s Prospect Hummer EP is finally coming to vinyl, the freakiest, folkiest music format of them all

Remember back in the day when things were… simpler? I sure do. It was ca. 2005. McDonald’s served Big Macs instead of oatmeal bowls and frappe coffee drinks. Social networking consisted of trolling through that MySpace bulletin board thing they had. Show More Summary

Myspace makes a comeback

last monthTechnology : Tech Talk

The former social media giant is seeing explosive growth; now its two biggest hurdles are Facebook and its own reputation

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