What Is MySpace?

Posted on April 13, 2013 
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MySpace is a “social networking” web site.There are more than 200 social networking web sites in existence, and their success can be largely attributed to the human need for connection with others. For many people, such websites provide a way to extend their real-world circles of friends and acquaintances, or to find other people with similar interests. Some people even use a social networking site to meet romantic partners, while for others it’s away to escape the daily grind of their mundane lives — after all, almost anyone can be cool on MySpace.

At a fundamental level, social networking web sites are designed to mimic how people tend to make friends in real life — by meeting new people through existing friends and acquaintances.

When you first join MySpace, you create a profile where you can post pictures and provide information about yourself and your interests. You can even write a blog, which is an online journal where you share your thoughts and feelings.
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Originally posted 2008-05-29 03:01:21.

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MySpace Safety Plan – Smoke and Mirrors?

Posted on September 16, 2014 
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Earlier today I posted about MySpace planning some structural changes to block sexual predators from abusing the social network and it’s members. A total of 49 states (in the US) will be cooperating closely with MySpace to help their plans. If you remember, there are a total of 50 states in US and which states is missing? Well, it’s Texas.

Texas Attorney General, Greg Abbott explained the reason for not participating and cooperating with MySpace at News.com.

In my opinion, it’s better to have some kind of plan than having no plan at all. As my mom used to say “If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail” ;)

Originally posted 2008-01-15 23:21:15.

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Facebook’s Response to MySpace Music : iLike

Posted on September 9, 2014 
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Though Facebook is also trying to set up a music site similar to that of MySpace it is not dealing directly with music. They do not have any plans of directly setting up any music streaming but relying on iLike which is a third party application. iLike does not provide for music streaming but works with Rhapsody. iLike has been given special permission to access Facebook with the help of the Great Apps program.
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Originally posted 2008-09-10 06:01:11.

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MySpace Goes Mobile

Posted on September 2, 2014 
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The strongest contender of MySpace is Facebook and in order to outperform their growing popularity MySpace has come up with a new facility for their users. They have launched a special facility of accessing the site on the mobiles. In UK they have worked out the deal with Vodafone. Now you are free to use the mobile to stay connected with your MySpace friends through the mobile phone, write blogs and also check their status and updates. As the number of mobile subscribers is increasing rapidly in all parts of the world, this strategy seems to work wonders on the popularity of MySpace.

Originally posted 2008-10-11 00:50:23.

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MySpace Wins Largest Anti-Spam Award

Posted on August 26, 2014 
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It probably won’t do much to ease the steady flow of junk e-mail to our inbox, but MySpace has just laid claim to the largest ever judgment against spammers.

After two of the Internet’s most prominent spam defendants, Sanford Wallace and Walter Rines, failed to show up in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, a judge awarded a default judgment of $234 million. Wallace, known to some as the Read more

Originally posted 2008-05-24 00:50:53.

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MySpace Worm – The Popular Guy Hack

Posted on August 19, 2014 
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Have you heard of the famous “popular guy” hack, also known as the Samy Worm? If not, this will be an interesting read :)

Written by MySpace member Samy, the “popular guy” hack was actually a worm designed to make Samy the most popular guy on MySpace. Whenever someone viewed Samy’s profile, that person automatically made Samy their friend — without their permission. This was interesting enough, but Samy decided to go further. He created a hack where anyone who viewed a profile where Samy was already a friend also automatically made Samy a friend on their profile. So, if ten people viewed Samy’s profile, Samy would have ten new friends. If 10 people viewed the profiles of each of these new friends, Samy would have an additional 100 friends, and so on.
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Originally posted 2008-05-29 03:55:10.

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Another Interesting MySpace Resource / Layouts Site

Posted on August 12, 2014 
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A few days ago, I posted about a MySpace Resource site that has a wonderful collection of layouts for MySpace.

Well today, I’ve found another site that offers tons of layouts! It’s not like any other myspace resource site that uses the same old script and has all the same old collection. This particular myspace site is a BLOG and it is Powered by WordPress!

Let me introduce to you, RadProfile.com :D RadProfile.com has been recently sold to another owner so the site may sometimes be down. However, you can still have a peek thanks to the wonders of Google Cache ;)

It’s not everyday you come across a MySpace Resource site that is totally different and more unique than others.

Enjoy!

Originally posted 2007-11-25 08:00:21.

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How to Make a Private MySpace Profile

Posted on August 5, 2014 
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Those of you who use MySpace should be knowing something about private MySpace profile. Even if you are not aware of it, just read on. As per the rules and guidelines of MySpace you cannot lie about your age, if you do so then you are in the danger of getting your profile deleted.
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Originally posted 2008-06-27 19:36:40.

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MySpace to Launch a Business Incubator

Posted on July 29, 2014 
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Here’s another MySpace News update brought to you by Central MySpace Source…well almost ;)

Alright, this is the latest news: MySpace is planning to publicly announce that they will be launching a business incubator called SlingShot Labs. This is to let them spawn internet start-ups for news corporations expanding empire of web properties (which now includes the Wall Street Jurnal – WSJ.com and IGN – The Video Game Site).

It took about$15 million to secure the new venture which currently hires 40 emplyers which mostly consists of professional software developers.

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Originally posted 2008-02-14 00:46:37.

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MySpace Woos Developers In Search Of Apps

Posted on July 22, 2014 
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MySpace will allow contributions in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Adobe Air and future languages within a controlled environment because it was left with only Flash after it banned other code due to what it called “exploitation” by “nefarious people”, according to information on the forum.

MySpace said the platform has an Australian developers’ hub and provides a place for them to collaborate, build and test new software under the auspices of MySpace engineers who monitor how proposed widgets affect site security.
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Originally posted 2008-05-28 02:35:56.

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MySpace and BBC – Global Video Deal

Posted on July 15, 2014 
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MySpace has finally partnered with BBC :) This partnership agreement and the global video deal will bring a worldwide audience to British broadcaster’s programs. Note that this is the first global video/content deal ever made involving a major network and the move will make MySpace a more popular place for video and music (much similar to Yahoo!).

Full story on http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/MYSPACE_BBC?SITE=AP

In other places:
JustSearching.co.uk
EditorsWeblog.org
Watchmojo.com

Originally posted 2008-01-25 23:02:03.

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