All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘MySpace’
Two months after their original three-year, $900 million search deal was supposed to expire, there’s word that Google and MySpace have reached a new agreement. The terms are supposed to be rather different, too, saving Google as much as $200 million per year.
American Idol auditions are coming to MySpace as the show celebrates its 10th anniversary. MySpace announced today that it has partnered with 19 Entertainment, FremantleMedia North America and FOX on the project.
Starting today and ending October 6, people between the ages of 15 and 28 can submit audition videos for the show at MySpace.com/americanidol.
It looks like MySpace’s dealings with Google aren’t over – or conclusively continued – just yet. Even though a search and advertising deal is set to expire today, a report’s indicated that the companies’ existing contract has been extended a short time while negotiations continue.
U.S. representatives Ed Markey (D-Mass) and Joe Barton (R-Texas) sent a letter today to 15 companies identified in a recent Wall Street Journal investigation as installing consumer-tracking technologies to target users visiting these sites.
MySpace users all over the world should have a much easier time discovering music thanks to some new changes. This afternoon, MySpace overhauled its approach to playlists, eliminating (or at least cutting back) limitations that might have affected the way people shared songs.
News Corp is reportedly in talks with Google, Microsoft and Yahoo about striking a search advertising deal for its struggling social network MySpace.
Currently MySpace has a search advertising deal with Google that was reached in 2006 and is worth $900 million over a four-year period. That deal expires next month and News Corp needs to reach some kind of agreement on a new ad deal for MySpace, although any such deal will be for "significantly less money," according to the Wall Street Journal.
"MySpace Music profiles remain the simplest, fastest way to check out a new band", argues Ray Padget on Mashable. That’s a matter of opinion, but there’s no denying that MySpace is still a powerful player in the music space. So the big question may really be, can MySpace Music survive the wider MySpace decline?
It’s possible that MySpace will soon become much more popular with people who own iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads, and Android devices. MySpace announced this afternoon that it’s launched a new SDK designed to make it easier for developers to integrate the site into their applications.