Myspace

Myspace (stylized as myspace, previously stylized as MySpace) is a social networking service with a strong music emphasis owned by Specific Media LLC and pop music singer and actor Justin Timberlake. Myspace was launched in August 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California. In April 2014, Myspace had 1 million unique U.S. visitors.Myspace was founded in 2003 by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson, and was later acquired by News Corporation in July 2005 for $580 million. From 2005 until early 2008, Myspace was the most visited social networking site in the world, and in June 2006 surpassed Google as the most visited website in the United States.
Posts about Myspace
  • The Hidden Mass Audience: Why Community Is Bigger Than You Think

    … as too small-scale to satisfy advertisers, have actually been blowing up. Reddit, a site where people discuss all manner of topics that are subdivided down, clocks almost 25 million unique visits per month. It’s not alone. DeviantArt, a community where digital artists share and discuss their work, saw more than 12 million visits in October. CafeMom…

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  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … money, not having a sense of urgency is a primal sin. There are a lot of cost-effective, practical ways to speed up your development cycle and iterate faster. At Santa Monica, Calif.-based mobile startup Science, former MySpace CEO Mike Jones has a full-time development team in India: “We dev on a 24-hour cycle now. When Santa Monica wraps up…

    AllFacebookin Affiliate Social Google Facebook- 40 readers -
  • How to Tackle a Constantly Evolving Social Media Landscape

    … It was approximately one decade ago when Facebook started its meteoric rise and phased MySpace out of the national conversation. Back then, the process took years, but now, it seems like there’s a hot new social media platform every few months. You’re not alone if you feel like every time your company gets comfortable with a new social…

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  • Why Social Media Is the Perfect PR Channel

    … I’ve worked in digital since the dark days when we still called it “interactive.” Things were simpler. There was no Facebook or LinkedIn. An integrated campaign (which was a new term) meant one that included search-engine marketing, e-mails and banner ads. These resources were mostly given as added value on a print buy or an occasional…

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  • The MySpace hack could cost you

    … The MySpace hack could cost you Do you remember MySpace? You know, the sparkly animated background plagued social network of the mid 2000s. Admit it, you had one but you abandoned it after the advent of Facebook. Recently it was made public that the former king of the social networking world had been hacked and hundreds of millions of usernames…

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
  • Experian launches PII-matching audience targeting platform to reach 85 percent of the U.S.

    Experian is best known as one of those bureaus that makes sure you’re a good credit risk for a new loan. But its Marketing Services arm has also built up a data treasure called ConsumerView. It doesn’t use the credit bureau’s data, but employs a host of other sources to construct more than 235 million detailed customer profiles with personally identifiable information (PII) ...

    Marketing Land- 24 readers -
  • Brands Must Adapt to Emerging Social Networks, Apps

    …. Socialization is, of course, a universal need. And as long as we’ve had computers, we’ve used them to connect with others. We began with network chat, and moved on to message boards, email and early messaging apps. Eventually, we graduated to more expressive platforms like Friendster, Xanga and MySpace—and only after that began to socialize…

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  • Time Inc. Acquires Viant — Parent Company of MySpace

    … MySpace, that website you loved before Facebook and Twitter (but after Friendster) is still alive. The site has gone through a few refurbishments and is now mainly a content platform and network for artists. Time Inc. thought enough of the service to acquire Viant, the parent company of MySpace. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed…

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social- 15 readers -
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