Myspace articles

Myspace is using old photos in an attempt to re-engage users

Remember all of those embarrassing photos that you uploaded to Myspace nearly a decade ago? No? Well, Myspace hasn’t forgotten and they’re now using them in an attempt to lure users back to the service according to a report from Mashable. …

New Myspace goes live, focuses on social music

After several months in beta, Myspace has once again opened its doors to the public. Formerly the most prolific name in social networking, stakeholders are hoping the site's daring revamp, Justin Timberlake's involvement and its newly found focus on music…

Tech Fail! Biggest Flops of The Last 10+ Years

There are two surefire ways to have your name immortalized in history: succeed in your stride toward greatness or, as so many tech firms did in 2011, faceplant trying.

Fresh in our memory are failed products like the Blackberry Playbook, the PlayStation Network getting hacked, Microsoft's Kin smartphones, AMD's FX relaunch and Duke Nukem Forever. Those and a few others have served as inspiration for us to look further back and revisit some of the biggest flops of the new millennia, starting with what many consider Microsoft's worst OS ever.

News Corp. wants to sell Myspace for $100 million

News Corp. is looking to sell the struggling social network Myspace, previously called MySpace but now stylized as My_____, for $100 million. That's less than 20 percent of what the company originally paid for the website.

MySpace slashes 47% of its staff

Just like the rumors said would happen, MySpace has announced massive layoffs again. Parent company News Corp is exploring all options for the website, including a sale, and a restructuring could make it look more appealing. The social networking company…

Facebook is fastest social network; Twitter, MySpace slowest

On average, response times and availability of five major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, and MySpace) has improved this past quarter, according to Web analytics company AlertSite. This is great news given that all of them (save for possibly…

Twitter passes MySpace in traffic, adds 12TB of data per day

Twitter recently passed MySpace in unique visitors to become the number three social networking service in the world, according to last month's data from comScore (via Digits). Twitter had nearly 96 million unique visitors in August, up 76 percent from…