Myspace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music and videos for teenagers and adults internationally. Its headquarters are in Beverly Hills, California, USA, where it shares an office building with its immediate owner, Fox Interactive Media; which is owned by News Corporation, which has its headquarters in New York City. In June 2006, MySpace was the most popular social networking site in the United States. According to comScore, MySpace was overtaken internationally by main competitor Facebook in April 2008, based on monthly unique visitors. The company employs 300 staff and does not disclose revenues or profits separately from News Corporation. The 100 millionth account was created on August 6, 2006 in the Netherlands and the site counted approximately 106 million accounts on September 8, 2006. MySpace.com attracts 230,000 new users per day.
When I first joined MySpace a little over two years ago, it was my favorite social networking site. But the changes that they have implemented since then have now made it my least favorite of the sites I regularly use. My problem is that the site isn't as user friendly, it's limited the level of creativity in blogs and photos, it's become far too commercial with all of the ads (especially the ones that appear on the profile pages), and it seems to be having more and more technical glitches.
In the early millenium, a website called Myspace was established and furthered the craze of social networking further than we'd ever seen before. Social networking wasn't a foreign thing before myspace. Websites like Live Journal and whatnot had been around long before then. Aspects of social networking have been around for a long time. Online forums are a perfect example of people getting to know one another on the internet. Myspace just took social networking to a … more
I'll be brutally honest here - I originally joined MySpace to be able to watch out for my sons. They were young teens at the time, and I was concerned about the kind of people that they were hanging out with - so I joined MySpace and sort of "watched" out for anything strange that I needed to look out for. Some people don't agree that you should watch your kids like this, but I think that every caring parent should keep an eye on their kids activities, ESPECIALLY as teenagers. Although … more
It was yesterday afternoon when I decided to create a Facebook accountant because all my friends nagging about me never having one started to get ..a bit old. I know, what does this have to do with Myspace? Well, I've been active on myspace for a few years now. And sadly, it has become a part of me. It's great for contacting friends I never see, knowing updates on friends lives, etc. Even though Myspace started getting crazy with all the apps, new homepage layouts, and such .. there is still … more