With Apple Music’s new social network, Connect, indie artists may finally have the definitive place to interact directly with their fans---like MySpace a decade ago, but way better. The post Indies Think Apple Music Will Finally Make Streaming Pay appeared first on WIRED.
Myspace may largely be remembered as the birthplace of selfies and awkward public overshare, but it was also the forum where Lily Allen got her start back in 1995. Ditto The xx and Arctic Monkeys. At 14 years old Flo Morrissey was so...Show More Summary
Thug #1: Aw, damn! Look who just got out of jail!Thug #2: Wassup? Wassup?Thug #1: How you feel?Thug #2: Free as a bird, just like it says on my MySpace.–Starbucks, Park Slope
Maybe Twitter’s unfixable. Maybe it’s a fad like MySpace. Something gee-whiz, brand new, that is succeeded by a platform with more functionality. Twitter told us we want instant news. But it never turned into a comprehensible service. It’s the internet at its worst. A small enterprise where you communicate amongst your circle, with a bit...Read More
Now that Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have become social media behemoths, have you been wondering whatever became of the guy who founded MySpace, Tom Anderson, also known as MySpace Tom? That smiling fellow in the white t-shirt who was everyone’s very first “friend?” Well, MySpace might have died, but all that MySpace money sure didn’t. […]
For anyone who had a Myspace profile back in the day, the name Tom will always hold a special place in our hearts! But with the invention of Facebook and Myspace taking on a COMPLETE makeover a few years ago, our first friend has fallen out of our Top 8's and into obscurity! [ Related: Celebrities Who [...]
Tom Anderson became friends with millions of people after co-founding the social media site Myspace and making it mandatory to be his friend when you joined back in the early 2000s. Guess what he looks like now!
Kim Kardashian West may be referred to as "The Queen" by her biggest fans, but once upon a time she was merely a princess. At least, that's how she referred to herself on her MySpace page in 2006. Princess Kimberly's early aughts social media presence has been unearthed by both US Weekly and Mic — and there's a lot to unpack. Show More Summary
Tyler, the Creator stopped by "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night, but it wasn't to perform any songs off his recent album Cherry Bomb. Instead, he sat down for an interview with Kimmel and discussed his new Golf Wang app, the Myspace origins...Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian was not a household name in 2006, but she already knew she was a princess on MySpace. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) has the story. Turn the pages for more Kardashians…
Maybe Twitter’s unfixable. Maybe it’s a fad like MySpace. Something gee-whiz, brand new, that is succeeded by a platform with more functionality. Twitter told us we want instant news. But it never turned into a comprehensible service. Show More Summary
When she dubbed herself Princess Kim on MySpace—when the site was still relevant a million years ago—do you think she knew that one day her butt would break the internet? Looking at Kim's MySpace page probably brings back a sense of nostalgia for readers of a certain age demographic. Show More Summary
US Weekly recently unearthed Kim Kardashian’s old MySpace account where her ex boyfriend Ray J held a prominent place in her Top 8 (LOOK IT UP, TEENS), she went by “Princess Kimberly,” and she was hoping to meet “God.” Read more...
In the early days of the web, design was more diverse—if you could call it design. Remember the flashing fonts on Geocities pages or the bit-of-everything horror that was MySpace? As the web matures, many sites look prettier, but they...Show More Summary
Apple has turned back the clock with its new music app, Connect, following in the path of MySpace in an attempt to ‘humanize’ the world of music online. But does it need humanizing?
Sean Percival, a former vice president of Beverly Hills-based MySpace, fled to San Francisco in 2013 because he couldn't find money in Los Angeles for his start-up.
The head of Amsterdam’s top boutique modeling agency talks to i-D about founding her own company at 18, scouting on MySpace and being a work mom for some of the industry's freshest faces.
Plus Benedict Cumberbatch's odd hobby, Tom Hardy's undying Myspace page, and Olenna Tyrell talks 1960s feminism.
For years, Facebook has been the golden child of social media. It’s outlived obsolete competitors like MySpace, it’s held a wider audience and greater utility than contemporaries like Twitter, and it’s even circulating enough advertising...Show More Summary