TeraBrite started out on MySpace but when they discovered the power of YouTube there was no turning back. Now they claim to be "making 5 figures" with an approach that combines theme song placements in other YouTube stars' videos as well as a combo of cover songs and originals. Show More Summary
Chicago man arrested in Naperville on sex charges: Back in the MySpace days Naperville, Illinois, was sort of an anomaly. It had an inordinate amount of MySpace creepers. Not as many as Connecticut but enough for me to take notice. I’d like to think that was the case because the Naperville police were on top Read more [+]
Post by Jenny Erikson. When I got married in 2002, no one had ever even heard of MySpace, let alone Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. Also no one was really blogging, meeting people on the Internet seemed creepy, and text hadn’t become a verb yet. In other words, things have changed since I’ve been on the dating scene. Show More Summary
Say “Myspace” to any Gen-Y kid and you most likely get a screw face in return. Perhaps memories of struggle dating and HTML gone wrong mar the brand’s name. One [...]
Many of us remember Napster, Friendster, and MySpace. Services that we used quite a bit for a while, only to see them fade away into obscurity as we moved on to the next cool thing. A more recent example is Zynga (ZNGA) and the FarmVille...Show More Summary
MySpace was worth much,much more than the $35 million that Rupert Murdoch sold the site for in 2011 according to co-founder Chris DeWolfe. “He made a big blunder in announcing our potential revenues”, DeWolf told The Telgraph. “He went to Wall Street and said, ‘Myspace will do $1 billion of revenue and $250 million in profit’. Show More Summary
Links that got us thinking on Monday, November 18: Rupert Murdoch ruined MySpace, says co-founder.How Amazon Studios went from grassroots idealist to Hollywood threat.Facebook is under pressure to keep its cultural cachet.Poverty inShow More Summary
Caitlin Seida knows all about cruelty on the Internet. She first dealt with cyber-bullying in middle school. Social media was a new beast back then — people used Livejournal and Myspace, not Facebook and Instagram — but teens learned...Show More Summary
Since the inception of MySpace, I cannot remember a week that has gone by where I have not checked one of my social media forums to see what New Things have gone on, or what Nice/Funny Things people are commenting me.
Improving traffic, a $20 million tv campaign and an association with Justin Timberlake brought some attention to the new, new MySpace, but apparently they did not lead to profits. This week, MySpace confirmed that it is in the process of laying off 5% off its staff, which sources estimate totalled close to 300. Show More Summary
Less than a year ago Myspace gave itself a big reboot and became a hub for musicians and artists. But it looks like that reboot has hit some snags. The company is laying off 5% of its workforce, it confirmed to Natalie Jarvey at the L.A. Show More Summary
First things first, though: Woolhouse is not a goth. The name just came to him one day, before any music did, and he squirreled it away until he needed a title for his Myspace page. "I thought it worked quite...
First as tragedy, then as farce: a tipster close to the company tells us the undead social network canned "massive number of people from their LA office today. Entire departments." A "New MySpace" rep hasn't confirmed the number, but the firings are real. Read more...
Jerry Bibuld in an undated photo.Photo courtesy of Jerry Bibuld (Myspace). Jerry Bibuld, FIDE International Arbiter and longtime chess advocate for the expansion of chess in the African Diaspora has died. Born in the Bronx, New York on June 9th, 1928, the 85-year old had been suffering from the effects of Parkinson’s Disease and succumbed […]
MySpace still exists, and now it’s publishing microfiction anthologies to commemorate classic albums. In recognition of the 20th anniversary of Wu-Tang’s 1993 album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), MySpace solicited short stories inspired by twelve tracks on the album from authors, journalists, and rappers. Show More Summary
Flickr In case you missed the news, Myspace is making a comeback. Don’t make an appointment to get your eyes checked. You read that correctly. Myspace, the once dominant social media platform, has been gaining users. Within the last four months, 24 million people have signed up. Show More Summary
(Neumos) Who doesn't miss the old MySpace? The auto-playing songs, the blinking neon zebra-print backgrounds, the glittering GIFs of stars, hearts, and words like ANGEL BABY? Charli XCX is a British ultra-pop maker who was discovered...Show More Summary
Rapper and "Neon Icon" Riff Raff is known for his outsized personality, brand tattoos and eerie similarity to James Franco's character in "Spring Breakers," but the 31-year-old wasn't always a rockstar. Thanks to a new mini-film by Christian...Show More Summary
Extinguisher from MellowHigh on Myspace. You get the Left Brain, move to the right and you get Domo Genesis, go right in the middle to find Hodgy Beats, and it remains Odd Future and its forever growing stems. As MellowHigh, the crew have new music and shows to come but for now, you can watch […]