Whether busking, mailing out demo tapes, or uploading to MySpace or YouTube, conventional wisdom says you have less than one minute to catch the attention of music industry execs. Shawn Mendes did it in six seconds. The 15-year-old Toronto pop singer made his name on Vine, Google’s quick-hit video service, riding looped snippets of Katy [...]
And now, some American flesh to add to your male model roll call. Sean O’Pry - 73,702 followers Georgia native Sean O’Pry was discovered on MySpace at the age of 17, and was ranked in 2013 by Forbes as the highest-paid male model in the world after raking in an impressive $1.5 million. He’s appeared in numerous ad […]
It’s not enough to just be a social network anymore — just ask Myspace and Bebo. Now social networking startups need to be a data companies in addition to connecting people and being an advertising platform for brands. To that end, Pinterest...Show More Summary
2004: The year of socialite and future pop legend Paris Hilton, ripping songs off Limewire, rocking Juicy Couture sweatsuits, fangirling over The O.C., the Napoleon Dynamite and Mean Girls fan craze, Myspace Top 8 and of course – some of the biggest and best music ever! of It’s hard to believe that ten years has passed since... More »
I don’t know why Angela Green of Cleveland, Ohio, was arrested, nor do I care. All I know is that when it came time to pose for her mugshot, she brought her A+ duckface game. MySpace tweens, takes notes. [CrimeFeed] [Photo: Splash N...
Influential 2000s post-hardcore act Planes Mistaken for Stars have been gone for a while. How long of a while? Long enough for their most recent relevant website to be a Myspace page. Admittedly, they have not been completely gone since their 2008 break-up, having done a reunion tour in 2012. Show More Summary
By Options Calling: It can be a profitable venture getting on board with teen and young adult trends. However, more often than not, the trends tend to be short lived fads. Myspace was one of those trends that was all the rave, but quickly saw its end as younger people turned to the then-latest new fad: Facebook (FB). Show More Summary
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is more of a partnership than a 'job'. Electronic music community and discovery platform House Cult is looking for one or more co-founders including a designer/front-end developer. There are also job openings at mtheory, MySpace and MTV Artists. Show More Summary
When I joined the AIDS.gov team in June 2010, there was no National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States. We had a MySpace account. And there was no Instagram. Things sure have changed a little in the past four years! In my role as New Media Coordinator, I’ve composed, drafted, designed, strategized, measured, engaged, evaluated, written, and trained....
Back in the heady days of the early 2000s, early social networking services like Tribe.net, Friendster, MySpace and (yep) Facebook all offered similar features: connecting with other folks via the world wide web. Orkut, founded in 2008 and owned by … Read more ›
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is a Manager of Production & A&R Administration at management services firm mtheory. Music driven social network MySpace is looking for a Director of Business & Legal Affairs. MTV Artists is hiring an application...Show More Summary
Dennis Lynch, manager of the Morgan Stanley Institutional Growth Fund (MSEQX), sat down with Morningstar this week during the company’s key annual mutual-fund conference to offer thoughts on Facebook (FB) and Apple (AAPL). On Facebook, he argues, doesn’t fear the MySpace scenario, but do think about what would draw people away from social media entirely. [...]
You got to know without a shadow of a doubt who your real, true friends were because MySpace’s top 8 left nothing to the imagination.
TTWSM (They think we’re still on MySpace)
Before there was Tinder or OK Cupid, before there was or MySpace, there was AmIHotOrNot.com. Created in 2000 by two engineering students fresh out of U.C. Berkeley, it hit on a basic human truth all those other services would later exploit: There’s something deeply satisfying about judging other people based on their photos. Later known [...]
Richard Rosenblatt shouldn't have much to complain about. The former MySpace CEO made a hefty fortune selling a few startups during the dotcom boom before co-founding Demand Media. But the tech titan still thinks Silicon Valley has punished him for living in Los Angeles. Read more...
Peep this. The final step in the social media evolution is here. First we wrote about wanting friends on LiveJournal. Then we chose who our top eight friends were on MySpace. Next we showed our friends what we ate for lunch on Facebook and Instagram. Show More Summary
Abrams and his Cicero Consulting Group will assist RealBiz to exploit its proprietary software technology to the US real estate brokerage industry as well as several other potential markets that have been identified.
Before we get to the lineups for Cameroon vs Mexico (thanks to Miguel Herrera for already revealing the Mexico’s Starting XI last night), let’s set the scene. Betamax to VHS. The Zune to the iPod. MySpace to Facebook. Napoleon to … Continue reading ? Lineups for Mexico vs Cameroon & Where to Watch the Game On TV is a post from World Soccer Talk.
By Jeffrey Himelson: The sentiment in Facebook (FB) appears to be quite polarized. On one side of the debate are bears, who postulate it is significantly overvalued and will eventually suffer the fate of Myspace. The other side is filled...Show More Summary