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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MySpace’

Tila Tequila: “Hitler Was A Good Man”, History Lies

Take what you will from Tila Tequila – a former car model, MySpace celebrity, and reality TV show host. She’s made a video and blog post exposing the Illuminati, the secret organization that (supposedly) controls the world. Both Larry King and Alex Jones denied her an interview; Facebook has suspended her account; and she’s not on Twitter anymore. Is it …

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Bing Lets You Connect Social Pages To Webmaster Tools

Bing announced a new Connected Pages feature for its Webmaster Tools offering, enabling webmasters to connect their various other official pages to their account, and track how users are getting to them. You can now connect your pages from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Windows Store, Google Play, Apple Store, Pinterest, Windows Phone Store, YouTube, Instagram and MySpace. “Now, in addition …

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Myspace Touts Modest Gains, Up 12 Million Users from June Relaunch

After a nearly six-month beta period, Myspace finally launched its new music-centric rebrand back in June. It launched as a decidedly new service – unlike any version of Myspace that’s ever been seen. And now, the company is announcing some stats about user growth post relaunch. According to Myspace, the site has grown from 24 million user pre-launch to 36 …

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Facebook Pics Affect Teens’ Risky Behavior, Shows Study

Parents have been warning their children about the affects of peer pressure for decades now. However, the pressure teens today face on social media is a new phenomenon that parents largely don’t understand. New research is now showing that peer pressure via social media can be every bit as dangerous as the in-person kind. A new study published today in …

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Holy Grail Jay Z: The First Ever Music Video to Debut Exclusively on Facebook

For the first time in music history an artist has used a social media website to exclusively debut a music video. On August 29, 2013 Jay Z released his new music video, Holy Grail, a collaboration with artist Justin Timberlake and director Anthony Mandler, exclusively to Facebook. The music video is only exclusive for a 24-hour window on Jay Z’s …

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New Myspace Launches Out Of Beta, Comes With iOS App

Myspace announced today that it is bringing its recently redesigned service out of beta, as well as launching a new mobile app for iOS. If you haven’t checked out the desktop redesign yet, you can see Josh Wolford’s extensive walkthrough here. “The magic of Myspace has always been at the intersection of creative expression, community, promotion, and discovery,” said Myspace …

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New Myspace Facing Music Rights Issue in First Week of Public Launch

Last week, the all-new Myspace finally opened up to the public after a few-month-long beta period. Its launch, coincidentally, occurred at the same time that investor and head celebrity backer Justin Timberlake launched the new single from his upcoming album. The song, “Suit & Tie,” is displayed prominently on the homepage, leading some to joke that the new Myspace is …

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New Myspace Opens Up To All (Especially Justin Timberlake Fans)

After a few-month-long beta period, the big Myspace redesign is finally available to anyone and everyone who wishes to join. To sign up for a new Myspace account, you can either use your old Myspace credentials or log in via Facebook. When the redesign was first teased back in September 2011, it had Justin Timberlake all over it. And why …

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New Myspace: A First Look at the Huge Redesign

Myspace first teased their big redesign back in September, and the company is starting to let people in, sending out pre-launch invites to a select few. What follows is a quick first look at the new social network, which focuses heavily on music and discovery. When you first create you account, you’ll be met with the New Myspace landing page, …

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Myspace Teases Massive Redesign [VIDEO]

If anything could benefit from a massive overhaul, it’s beleaguered social network Myspace. What was once the premier social forum on the internet, Myspace slowly (then suddenly and violently) ceded territory to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and many other growing communities. Now, it looks like Myspace is getting that overhaul. Behold, new Myspace: “We’re hard at work building the new Myspace, …

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Do Social Media Sites View Privacy As A Burden?

When interviewing Robert Ellis Smith, privacy expert extraordinaire, WebProNews’ Abby Johnson asked him how the recent FTC/Myspace ruling would impact services like Facebook and Google+. While indicating all three services reached privacy agreements with the FTC, with both Google and Myspace agreeing to be audited for the next 20 years in relation to upholding their privacy agreements, Smith made the …

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Tumblr Breaks Into comScore’s Top 50 Websites

comScore has just released its top 50 ranking for web properties in the U.S. for the month of April, and microblogging platform Tumblr earned a spot in the field, coming in at #47, with roughly 23.5 million unique visitors. According to its site, Tumblr currently hosts 56.9 million blogs with 23.7 billion posts, all handled by 105 employees. The NYC-based …

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