Programs that only run on Internet Explorer. The return of Myspace. Forgetting to back up your data. These are just a few examples of a techie's digital nightmare. That's the idea behind the hashtag #FiveWordTechHorrors, which was trending on Twitter on Tuesday night and into Wednesday. Show More Summary
New from PopCrunch: Tila Tequila wants us to believe she’s a Nazi… Nope, still not relevant. Nice try, Toots! The selfie queen of the MySpace era found herself a trending topic on Twitter […] This article For Those Who Care, Tila Tequila Is a Nazi Now appeared first on PopCrunch.
It's been awhile since we've heard about Tila Tequila, the television personality who was also once was the highest-ranked female artist on MySpace, but now she's made her way back into the spotlight. According to Animal New York, t he former reality star took to her Facebook to share a series of pro- Hitler posts. Show More Summary
Tila Tequila first became famous in the mid 2000s for being the most popular girl on MySpace. She was on the cover of Maxim and starred in her own bisexual dating reality show on MTV, “A Shot at Love,” in which men and women vied for her heart. She was engaged to Casey Johnson at the [...]
When 27-year-old Samy Kamkar—a security researcher who famously made one million Myspace friends in a single day—heard the announcement on Sunday that Amazon was planning to start delivering packages via drone in 2015, he had an idea. Show More Summary
Tila Tequila, perhaps best known as the most popular artist on Myspace (according to page views) circa April 2006, and whose occupation is listed as "Glamour model" on Wikipedia, and probably most relevantly, who we all thought would fade into rightful obscurity following the cancellation of A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila in 2008, is back. Show More Summary
A notorious hacker has created "SkyJack," which can hijack drones and turn them into a drone botnet. Samy Kamkar, a hacker best known for bringing down Myspace and creating an "Evercookie" that can follow your browsing habits forever, has released all the hardware specs and code needed to hijack flying drones and bring them under your control. Read Full Story
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...