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Facebook steals MySpace’s relaunch thunder

There was a time when mass changes to MySpace would have its audience up in arms. Read the full story

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Myspace looks to empower users with redesign

Remember Myspace? The greatest hero-to-zero story in social networking’s history is still going, and is aiming for a triumphant comeback à la Rocky with another redesign. Read the full story

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New users are music to MySpace’s ears

The much-beleaguered MySpace appears to be profiting from its decision to connect with Facebook and Twitter users, after it revealed that more than one million new users have joined the service in the past 30 days. Read the full story

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MySpace founder ‘choked’ when Facebook arrived

One of the original founders of MySpace, Tom Anderson, has admitted that he “choked” before Facebook realised the vision he had set out for his own social media network. Read the full story

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Mysterious group offers to buy MySpace

There may be a buyer yet for News Corporation’s beleaguered MySpace social networking website, after a collective of anonymous online executives penned an open letter to Rupert Murdoch offering to buy the site outright. Read the full story

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MySpace confirms 500 job cuts

MySpace has confirmed that half its 1,000 workforce will be cut as UK advertising and sponsorship sales are handed over to sister News Corporation company Fox Networks, the online division of Fox International Channels. Read the full story

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MySpace to cut half its staff

MySpace is to cut up to 50 per cent of its 1,100-strong workforce, as the beleaguered social network continues to fight plummeting revenues and traffic figures. Read the full story

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MySpace teams up with Facebook

Is the social-network war between MySpace and Facebook over? Probably not, but it has taken an interesting turn, as the former has given in and signed an allegiance with Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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