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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MySpace’

Nasdaq Asks How Facebook Connects the World

It was recently reported that social networking giant Facebook presently has roughly 901 million active users. As the company files its IPO today, Nasdaq has asked some users how Facebook has better connected their world and altered their daily lives. The high level of social connectivity is an obvious function of the social network, as users can be accessed by …

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Facebook’s Master Plan to Colonize the Earth in Likes

Earlier today, we shared with you the staggering statistic of Facebook users in different countries around the world. For some of those countries, like New Zealand and Brazil, people are so over the moon with the social networking site that the word “internet” might as well be spelled F-A-C-E-B-O-O-K. Now, lend us your ear for the second chart-busting hit of …

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Myspace Settles with FTC Over User Privacy

Myspace, the dominant social network before Facebook took over, has just settled with the Federal Trade Commission over user privacy issues, much like Facebook had in November. The FTC contended that Myspace was too vague in its explanation of user privacy, and the network is now prohibited from further instances of this sort of misrepresentation. Myspace also has submitted to …

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Online Empires Rise and Fall [Infographic]

This next infographic comes to us from CenturyLinkQuote.Com and it addresses the issue of the trendy nature of online empires. They layout some very interesting statistics on how long they usually stay in fashion and events that lead to or signify their downfall. It’s informative, revealing, and possibly a great predictor of future success, and/or failure. The graphic reports a …

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Emeli Sande Featured in New Myspace “One-Two-Watch”

If you thought Myspace was defunct as a social networking site, well, you were right. But Myspace is still trying to re-brand itself as a destination on the web for music and entertainment news. To that end, the website has a new series of interviews with musical artists it calls “One-Two-Watch.” The interviews series promotes artists Myspace has handpicked as …

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Myspace Entertainment Gets New President

Myspace has tapped Roger Mincheff to lead Myspace Entertainment as president. Myspace Entertainment will be Myspace’s internal production and entertainment division responsible for original programming and content. Mincheff has inked his first deal with Fox Digital Entertainment and Kia Motors to deliver WOLFPACK OF RESEDA. Premiering today on Myspace, the original web series blends workplace comedy with the supernatural. WOLFPACK’s …

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MySpace Gains A Million New Sign-Ups: Good Sign

Make all the MySpace jokes you want, but it still has a lot of users. You may not want to count it out just yet. In fact, MySpace has gained over a million sign-ups since launching its new music player in December, the company announced today. The player is drawing 40,000 sign-ups a day in the U.S., on average. “The …

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What Happens To You Online When You Die?

It used to be that when a person dies, their family settles all of their affairs left on this physical earth. Our digital selves and reliance on social media has changed all of this. In the bluntly titled, “What happens online when you die?,” Life Insurance Finder lists the various policies that Web sites and social media sites have in …

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Rupert Murdoch On Facebook IPO And MySpace “Screw-Up”

Rupert Murdoch has really taken to Twitter since joining the social microblogging service recently. He’s not one of those high profile execs that joins and tweets once every two months. He’s on there about every day speaking very candidly about the media industry, picking fights with Google and acknowledging News Corp.’s screw-ups. With reports that Facebook will file its IPO …

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Rupert Murdoch Tweets About MySpace: We Screwed Up In Every Way Possible

Rupert Murdoch is fairly new to the Twitterverse, but his tweets have captured a lot of attention in that short time. He’s out at CES, and has been offering quick little bytes of commentary about it. Here are a few things he said about it: @rupertmurdochRupert Murdoch CES coming to a close. Seems like more innovation than ever, some great, …

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CES 2012: Panasonic And MySpace Team Up For MySpace TV

Panasonic announced during its CES press conference yesterday that it will be teaming up with MySpace to bring a social media dimension to TV. The service, MySpace TV, will be part of the VIERA Connect platform on Panasonic’s HDTVs. Since MySpace has focused its attention on the music world in recent years, MySpace TV’s initial content will be center heavily …

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10 Reasons Social Media isn’t Replacing Email

Update: VerticalResponse CEO Janine Popick has written a separate piece adding 10 more reasons.

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