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Who Owns Your Content Online?

March 5, 2014 by Rachel Boothroyd

Whose content is it?

Myspace got into hot water last year for deleting years of users’ blog posts before its re-launch. Were users right to get upset in response? Did Myspace have to hand over old posts to users whose accounts had been deleted? The short answer is that, legally, it didn’t have to do a thing.[read more]


Hottest Social Media Sites for 2014

December 4, 2013 by Mark Scott

Social media for 2014

A new year calls for a comprehensive look at the way businesses can use social media to leverage their marketing strategies. Keeping in mind the major trends that ruled 2013, let's look at four social media sites that will be the hottest in the coming year.[read more]

The New Myspace

June 28, 2013 by Brad Friedman

Myspace understands their history isn’t exactly going to make their relaunch easy, but they’ve made significant improvements to their website hoping it will yield new users and get rid of their negative reputation. From the reviews I’ve read thus far, it seems Myspace is on its way to being a success.[read more]


Social Media Morning Report

February 4, 2013 by Adam Chapman

Twitter's 24.1mm tweets, understand your social networks, social media advertising in 2013, and more.[read more]


The New Myspace Version 2.0: Will It Sink Or Swim?

January 22, 2013 by Eilidh MacRae

Myspace 2.0 is set to launch, but how does it differ from the original? And will it hold up against major competitors Facebook and Twitter? One person's opinion.[read more]

Social Media Morning Report

January 21, 2013 by Adam Chapman

Facebook cuts off access to non-sharing apps, Kim Dotcom's Mega finds 1mm users in 24 hours, 2012's crowdsourcing wins, and more.[read more]


Don’t Judge Me. I Want A Myspace Account.

December 7, 2012 by Henry Spethmann

Desperation via Shutterstock

To start, I wasn’t even on the original Myspace. When people talk about Friendster I look at them weirdly because I hadn’t even heard of Friendster before I started working in social media. I joined Facebook right after they opened it up to high schoolers in late 2006 and I’ve been a loyal (if somewhat reluctant) user ever since. And don...[read more]

Why the New Myspace Is on My Top 8

December 7, 2012 by Nathan Mendenhall

The music industry should definitely take note. At the time of this writing, the new Myspace has 53 million songs and 14.2 million artists. I would imagine that this will in some way begin to have major marketing potential once it is open to the public.[read more]


Get Ready for the Facebook Apocalypse

July 23, 2012 by Melonie McLaurin

Can you imagine a world without Facebook? As far fetched as that may seem right now, maybe it's time you did some imagining..[read more]


Social Media, Choice, and the Quest for Action Streams

February 17, 2012 by Alex Smith

Whilst there are around four-five major social networks that most people belong to right now – Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and Myspace – there are always more start-ups raising their hands and doing something innovative as a means of vying for our attention. Whether it’s a branding activity like Lady Gaga’s Little Monsters...[read more]


Left Behind But Not Forgotten – The Social Networks of the Past

November 30, 2011 by Alex Smith

We all love to talk about what we think social media will look like in the future and how we think that will impact brands from a marketing perspective. However, on this occasion I’m going to look back at a few of the older social networks to see where they are now.[read more]

Don't Look Behind You Facebook, Google+ May Be Gaining On You

August 3, 2011 by Steve Olenski

Google+ becomes fastest website to 25 million users and in response, the folks at Facebook go into lock down mode.[read more]


3 Social Media Marketing Lessons Taught by MySpace Failure [Exclusive]

July 4, 2011 by David Amerland
Photo: Jim Whimpey/Flickr (Creative Commons)

MySpace's sale for less than $35 million to Justin Timberlake provides some timely lessons social media marketers can truly benefit from.[read more]

A Mid-Year Assessment of Social Networks in 2011

July 1, 2011 by Dan Nelms

We're halfway through 2011, and a lot has happened in social media. As over 1,000 Social networks fight and innovate to grab their piece of the social networking space, the first six months of the year have included new features, redesigns, acquisitions, and IPOs... But who have been the biggest winners and losers of 2011?[read more]

Bubble Talk: Social Media's Young Giants

June 7, 2011 by Dan Nelms

"An explosive 6 months on Wall Street accompanied by extremely high PE ratios and uncertain revenue models has left us with two main questions: Are we approaching another tech bubble? Can these social networks ever earn profits to back up these valuations?"[read more]

Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace? 4thQ & 1stQ Stats and Analysis

April 13, 2011 by Paul Kiser

A look at the numbers. To put Facebook's Internet presence in perspective, the combined daily circulation of the Wall Street Journal, USAToday, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, the New York Daily News, and the New York Post equals only 36% of the average daily unique visitors (19 million) of Facebook.[read more]

How to Save Myspace from a Slow and Painful Death

March 2, 2011 by Anthony Miyazaki

Myspace is up for sale. They claim they're "the leading social entertainment destination." Do we dare tell them the truth? Can Myspace be saved?[read more]

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace

September 8, 2010 by Jay Baer

Once the undisputed king of social media (at least in the U.S.), MySpace last week declared what amounts to a post-modern armistice, announcing that they will integrate status updates with Facebook (and Twitter).MySpace used to be Janet, and now it’s LaToya – at best.While the erosion of the MySpace user base has been ongoing for years,...[read more]

MySpace, Friendster Blew It: Why Facebook Rose to the Top

May 26, 2010 by Daniela Axinte

According to Sean Parker, the former president of Facebook, Facebook would have never made it if it wasn't for very poor management of MySpace and Friendster. Don't believe me, watch the video. Link to original post[read more]

Facebook Advertising to Surpass MySpace by 2011

July 9, 2009 by Brian Solis

MySpace has been losing “face” over the course of the last year. With sliding traffic and attention as well as shifts in management and reductions in staff, MySpace is not only a place for friends, but also a place for skeptics. According to a, Facebook received 122,559,672 unique visits in June 2009 twice that...[read more]