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

    … accurately, the rise of social networks–from MySpace to Facebook–did. A product of the rapidly growing internet population, it was the networks that rose to become the de facto social opportunity. While Zuckerberg started a social network, he’s now running one of the largest media platforms in the world. In today’s age, these networks have become…

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  • The Top 6 Ways to Grow Your App

    … fast the water is coming in if a very, very small percentage of it is being retained.” You thus need two simultaneous key performance indicators: engagement, cost per user acquisition or lifetime value. For social, this might be having a ratio of daily active users to monthly active users of more than 40 percent. For a shopping app, it might…

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  • How to Tackle a Constantly Evolving Social Media Landscape

    … top priority should be educating your team about your clients and their desired audiences. Once that’s understood, selecting the appropriate social media platform will be simple. At Mitchell, we initially underestimated this difference, but once we discovered the necessity of tooling our message and storytelling specifically for each audience, we…

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  • Why Social Media Is the Perfect PR Channel

    …, and if we’re being honest, this was mostly done in the interest of appearing collaborative to the clients’ eye. Marketers didn’t understand what PR professionals did and vice versa, so everyone agreed that it was best if our work stayed separate. In 2006, the interactive landscape started to change and social media was born. MySpace was huge…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
  • The MySpace hack could cost you

    … to the account that could potentially lead to identity theft. If you no longer use a service you’re better off deleting the account than letting it sit out there as a potential target for identity thieves. Related …

    Greg's Corner- 9 readers -
  • Brands Must Adapt to Emerging Social Networks, Apps

    … communication. Think seriously about artificial intelligence: The AI that powers human connection at the level of Spike Jonze movie Her is still many years away. However, we now have chat bots that are miles ahead of our old friend Siri. For example, travel app Native creates the feeling of a personal concierge, providing help in a far more personal way…

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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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