The infinite stressors and friendship deal-breakers of the MySpace Top 8 were limited to a specific generation, but the feelings that resulted from that forced hierarchal structure are universal: the fear of being the odd one out, the experience of having to watch your friend become better friends with someone else. That's the kind of…
The MySpace co-founder has used hard-earned business lessons and extreme analytics to build a massive network of happy gamers. Going public could be next. It’s not easy following a wise-ass robot and one-eyed spaceship captain. But Jam...Show More Summary
Facebook was supposed to be washed up by now. Four years ago, reports of a decline in usage by teens spurred a wave of predictions that it was headed the way of Myspace. Teens’ fickle taste was presumed to imply that no social network...Show More Summary
If you mention MySpace, you just dated yourself. Believe it or not, fads in social networking gave away their times just as easily 150 years ago. “Carte de visites” (CDV) were a mid-nineteenth century phenomenon like Facebook or Instagram. These portrait cards captured the nation in “cardomania”. Photography itself dates in the United States from […]
“DeMario Jackson. That’s my URL – MySpace.”
Lurking in the annuls of internet history, MySpace was arguably the first big social networking site. It boasted millions of active users and made a significant cultural impact. While some used it as a way of finding a following andShow More Summary
Tom, u up? MySpace — you know that game-changing social media platform that you created and sold — appears to have some serious security issues, dude. Security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway shared a blog post on Monday detailing aShow More Summary
Remember Myspace? Yeah, it's still a thing. And for months, the social network reportedly had a security flaw that made it ridiculously easy to hack into any profile with just a date of birth. More »
You may not have thought much about your Myspace page in a long time, but you might want to give it some thought now. It turns out, there was — until very recently — an easy way to hack into Myspace accounts. All you needed was an account...Show More Summary
If you know someone's birthday, you can crack their Myspace account.
That's not as big a deal now as it would've been when Myspace reigned supreme, but it could still put your personal information at risk.
For people of a certain age, owning a Myspace account was an essential rite of passage. Countless teenage years were spent carefully customizing the CSS on profiles, ranking friends into top eight lists, and picking out the most perfectly angsty pop-punk track to autoplay. Show More Summary
I can still recall a time about 15 years ago when my Myspace page said "I'm terrified of flying, but traveling is one of my favorite things." It's always been a fact of my life, but I've never let it slow me down. I've never really been able to pinpoint what exactly it is I'm afraid of, because it's not heights. Show More Summary
What's so good? Sky Ferraira began her career on MySpace. She would upload videos there of her singing. Eventually she was discovered by producers Bloodshy & Avan. This led to Ferreira being signed by Parlophone, where she released two...Show More Summary
It's official. Pandora CEO and founder Tim Westergren is exiting the music streamer, along with two other key executives. CFO Naveen Chopra was named interim CEO and former MySpace head Jason Hirschhorn has joined the Pandora board. ____________________________________________________ Pandora today announced that founder and CEO Tim Westergren "has decided to...
After this week, Uber is forever changed. Co-founder Travis Kalanick was forced to resign as CEO after pressure from investors over recent scandals. Those scandals? Where to begin: There are the allegations of sexual harassment and HR incompetence from Susan Fowler Rigetti. Show More Summary
Web technology is a volatile environment, so much so that it’s not uncommon for web-based enterprises to burn out—Myspace, anyone? Although the ever-changing online world is hard to navigate, companies like Google and Amazon do it successfully, every day. Show More Summary
Rev. Al Sharpton has been taking a lot of selfies lately. On Father’s Day, the 62-year-old posted a pre-gym selfie in front of a mirror at the most MySpace angle ever. Though the photo has been deleted from his Instagram, the photo made its rounds on the web and folks let the jokes fly. Reverend Al wanted to make sure you got the whole fit. Show More Summary