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Myspace
Myspace
is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. Myspace
Myspace
was the largest social networking site in the world, from 2004 to 2010. It is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.[5][6] Myspace
Myspace
was acquired by News Corporation
News Corporation
in July 2005 for $580 million[7], and in June 2006 surpassed Google
Google
as the most visited website in the United States.[8][9] In April 2008, Myspace
Myspace
was overtaken by Facebook
Facebook
in the number of unique worldwide visitors, and was surpassed in the number of unique U.S. visitors in May 2009,[10] though Myspace
Myspace
generated $800 million in revenue during the 2008 fiscal year.[11] Since then, the number of Myspace
Myspace
users has declined steadily in spite of several redesigns.[12] As of January 2018, Myspace
Myspace
was ranked 4,153 by total Web traffic, and 1,657 in the United States.[4] Myspace
Myspace
had a significant influence on pop culture and music[13] and created a gaming platform that launched the successes of Zynga
Zynga
and RockYou, among others.[14] Despite an overall decline, in 2015 Myspace still had 50.6 million unique monthly visitors and has a pool of nearly 1 billion active and inactive registered users.[15] In June 2009, Myspace
Myspace
employed approximately 1,600 employees.[3][16] In June 2011, Specific Media Group and Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
jointly purchased the company for approximately $35 million.[17] On February 11, 2016 it was announced that Myspace
Myspace
and its parent company had been bought by Time Inc.[18]

Contents

1 History

1.1 2003–2005: Beginnings 1.2 2005–2008: Rise and purchase by News Corp. 1.3 2008–2012: Decline and sale by News Corp. 1.4 2016–present: Time Inc.
Time Inc.
ownership

2 Features

2.1 Music 2.2 Redesigns

2.2.1 Past redesigns

3 Corporate information

3.1 International versions 3.2 MySpace Developer Platform (MDP) 3.3 Myspace
Myspace
server infrastructure 3.4 Revenue
Revenue
model 3.5 Third-party content 3.6 Acquisition of Imeem

4 Mobile application

4.1 Availability 4.2 Radio

5 See also 6 References 7 Further reading 8 External links

History 2003–2005: Beginnings

Fox Interactive Media headquarters, 407 North Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, California, where Myspace
Myspace
is also housed.

In August 2003, several eUniverse employees with Friendster
Friendster
accounts saw potential in its social networking features. The group decided to mimic the more popular features of the website. Within 10 days, the first version of Myspace
Myspace
was ready for launch, implemented using ColdFusion.[12][19] A complete infrastructure of finance, human resources, technical expertise, bandwidth, and server capacity was available for the site. The project was overseen by Brad Greenspan (eUniverse's Founder, Chairman, CEO), who managed Chris DeWolfe (MySpace's starting CEO), Josh Berman, Tom Anderson
Tom Anderson
(MySpace's starting president), and a team of programmers and resources provided by eUniverse. The first Myspace
Myspace
users were eUniverse employees. The company held contests to see who could sign up the most users.[20] eUniverse used its 20 million users and e-mail subscribers to breathe life into Myspace,[21] and move it to the head of the pack of social networking websites. A key architect was tech expert Toan Nguyen who helped stabilize the Myspace
Myspace
platform when Brad Greenspan asked him to join the team.[22] Co-founder and CTO Aber Whitcomb
Aber Whitcomb
played an integral role in software architecture, utilizing the then superior development speed of ColdFusion
ColdFusion
over other dynamic database driven server-side languages of the time. Despite over ten times the number of developers, Friendster, which was developed in JavaServer Pages
JavaServer Pages
(jsp), could not keep up with the speed of development of Myspace
Myspace
and cfm.

Myspace's old logo used from June 2004 to October 2010.

The MySpace.com domain was originally owned by YourZ.com, Inc., intended until 2002 for use as an online data storage and sharing site. By 2004, it was transitioned from a file storage service to a social networking site. A friend, who also worked in the data storage business, reminded Chris DeWolfe
Chris DeWolfe
that he had earlier bought the domain MySpace.com.[23] DeWolfe suggested they charge a fee for the basic Myspace
Myspace
service.[24] Brad Greenspan nixed the idea, believing that keeping Myspace
Myspace
free was necessary to make it a successful community.[25] 2005–2008: Rise and purchase by News Corp. Myspace
Myspace
quickly gained popularity among teenage and young adult social groups. In February 2005, DeWolfe held talks with Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg
over acquiring Facebook
Facebook
but DeWolfe rejected Zuckerberg's $75 million asking price.[26] Some employees of Myspace, including DeWolfe and Berman, were able to purchase equity in the property before MySpace and its parent company eUniverse (now renamed Intermix Media) was bought. In July 2005, in one of the company's first major Internet
Internet
purchases, Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation
News Corporation
(the parent company of Fox Broadcasting
Fox Broadcasting
and other media enterprises) purchased Myspace
Myspace
for US$580 million.[19][27] News Corporation had beat out Viacom
Viacom
by offering a higher price for the website,[28] and the purchase was seen as a good investment at the time.[28] Of the $580 million purchase price, approximately $327 million has been attributed to the value of Myspace
Myspace
according to the financial adviser fairness opinion.[29] Within a year, Myspace
Myspace
had tripled in value from its purchase price.[28] News Corporation
News Corporation
saw the purchase as a way to capitalize on Internet
Internet
advertising, and drive traffic to other News Corporation
News Corporation
properties.[27] After losing the bidding war for Myspace, Viacom
Viacom
chairman Sumner Redstone stunned the entertainment industry in September 2006 when he fired Tom Freston
Tom Freston
from the position of CEO. Redstone believed that the failure to acquire MySpace contributed to the 20% drop in Viacom's stock price in 2006 up to the date of Freston's ouster. Freston's successor as CEO, Philippe Dauman, was quoted as saying "never, ever let another competitor beat us to the trophy". Redstone told interviewer Charlie Rose
Charlie Rose
that losing MySpace had been "humiliating", adding, "MySpace was sitting there for the taking for $500 million" ( Myspace
Myspace
was sold in 2012 by News Corp for $35 million.)[30]

Oxfam America
Oxfam America
President Raymond C. Offenheiser, Wendi Deng, and Rupert Murdoch with Myspace
Myspace
co-founders Anderson and DeWolfe at the 2006 Oxfam/ Myspace
Myspace
Rock for Darfur event

In January 2006, Fox announced plans to launch a UK version of Myspace in a bid to "tap into the UK music scene", which they did.[31] They released a version in China and launched similar versions in other countries. The 100 millionth account was created on August 9, 2006, in the Netherlands.[32] On November 1, 2007, Myspace
Myspace
and Bebo
Bebo
joined the Google-led OpenSocial alliance, which already included Friendster, Hi5, LinkedIn, Plaxo, Ning and Six Apart. OpenSocial
OpenSocial
was to promote a common set of standards for software developers to write programs for social networks. Facebook
Facebook
remained independent. Google
Google
had been unsuccessful in building its own social networking site Orkut
Orkut
in the U.S. market and was using the alliance to present a counterweight to Facebook.[33][34][35][36] By late 2007 and into 2008, Myspace
Myspace
was considered the leading social networking site, and consistently beat out main competitor Facebook
Facebook
in traffic. Initially, the emergence of Facebook
Facebook
did little to diminish Myspace's popularity; at the time, Facebook
Facebook
was targeted only at college students. At its peak, when News Corp attempted to merge it with Yahoo!
Yahoo!
in 2007, Myspace
Myspace
was valued at $12 billion.[37][38] 2008–2012: Decline and sale by News Corp. On April 19, 2008, Facebook
Facebook
overtook Myspace
Myspace
in the Alexa rankings.[39][40] Since then, Myspace
Myspace
has seen a continuing loss of membership. There are several suggested explanations for its decline, including the fact that it stuck to a "portal strategy" of building an audience around entertainment and music, whereas Facebook
Facebook
and Twitter continually added new features to improve the social-networking experience.[41][42] Marvin L. Gittelman suggested that the $900 million three-year advertisement deal with Google, while being a short-term cash windfall, was a handicap in the long run. That deal required Myspace to place even more ads on its already heavily advertised space, which made the site slow, more difficult to use, and less flexible. Myspace could not experiment with its own site without forfeiting revenue, while rival Facebook
Facebook
was rolling out a new clean site design.[43][44] MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe
Chris DeWolfe
reported that he had to push back against Fox Interactive Media's sales team who monetized the site without regard to user experience.[12] While Facebook
Facebook
focused on creating a platform that allowed outside developers to build new applications, Myspace
Myspace
built everything in-house. Shawn Gold, Myspace's former head of marketing and content, said " Myspace
Myspace
went too wide and not deep enough in its product development. We went with a lot of products that were shallow and not the best products in the world". The products division had introduced many features (communication tools such as instant messaging, a classifieds program, a video player, a music player, a virtual karaoke machine, a self-serve advertising platform, profile-editing tools, security systems, privacy filters, and Myspace
Myspace
book lists, among others). However, the features were often buggy and slow as there was insufficient testing, measuring, and iterating.[12] Danah Boyd, a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, noted of social networking websites that Myspace
Myspace
and others were a very peculiar business—one in which companies might serially rise, fall, and disappear, as "Influential peers pull others in on the climb up—and signal to flee when it's time to get out". The volatility of social networks was exemplified in 2006 when Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal
Richard Blumenthal
launched an investigation into children's exposure to pornography on Myspace; the resulting media frenzy and Myspace's inability to build an effective spam filter gave the site a reputation as a "vortex of perversion". Around that time, specialized social media companies such as Twitter
Twitter
formed and began targeting Myspace users, while Facebook
Facebook
rolled out communication tools which were seen as safe in comparison to Myspace. Boyd compared the shift of white, middle-class kids from the "seedy" Myspace
Myspace
to the "supposedly safer haven" of Facebook, to the "white flight" from American cities; the perception of Myspace
Myspace
eventually drove advertisers away as well.[12] In addition, Myspace
Myspace
had particular problems with vandalism, phishing, malware and spam which it failed to curtail, making the site seem inhospitable.[45] These have been cited as factors why users, who as teenagers were Myspace's strongest audience in 2006 and 2016,[46][47] had been migrating to Facebook. Facebook, which started strongly with the 18-to-24 group (mostly college students),[48] has been much more successful than Myspace
Myspace
at attracting elderly men.[49][50][51] Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
was said to be frustrated that Myspace never met expectations, as a distribution outlet for Fox studio content, and missing the US$1 billion mark in total revenues.[52] That resulted in DeWolfe and Anderson gradually losing their status within Murdoch's inner circle of executives, plus DeWolfe's mentor Peter Chernin, the President and COO of News Corp. who was based in Los Angeles, departed the company. Former AOL
AOL
executive Jonathan Miller, who joined News Corp in charge of the digital media business, was in the job for three weeks when he shuffled Myspace's executive team in April 2009. Myspace
Myspace
President Tom Anderson
Tom Anderson
stepped down while Chris DeWolfe was replaced as Myspace
Myspace
CEO by former Facebook
Facebook
COO Owen Van Natta.[53][54] A News Corp. meeting in March 2009 over the direction of Myspace
Myspace
was reportedly the catalyst for that management shakeup, with the Google
Google
search deal about to expire, the departure of key personnel (Myspace's COO, SVP of engineering, and SVP of strategy) to form a startup. Furthermore, the opening of extravagant new offices around the world was questioned, as rival Facebook
Facebook
did not have similarly expensive expansion plans yet it still attracted international users at a rapid rate.[12] The changes to Myspace's executive ranks was followed in June 2009 by a layoff of 37.5% of its workforce (including 30% of its U.S. employees), reducing employees from 1,600 to 1,000.[12] In 2009, around the time that Myspace
Myspace
underwent layoffs and a management shakeup, the site "relied on drastic redesigns as Hail Mary passes to get users back". However this may have backfired for Myspace, as it is noted that users generally disliked interface tweaks on rival Facebook
Facebook
(which avoided major site redesigns).[46][55] Myspace
Myspace
has attempted to redefine itself as a social entertainment website, with more of a focus on music, movies, celebrities, and TV, instead of a social networking website. Myspace
Myspace
also developed a linkup with Facebook
Facebook
that would allow musicians and bands to manage their Facebook
Facebook
profiles. CEO Mike Jones was quoted as saying that Myspace
Myspace
now is a "complementary offer" to Facebook
Facebook
Inc., which is "not a rival anymore".[38] In March 2011, market research figures released by comScore suggested that Myspace
Myspace
had lost 10 million users between January and February 2011, and that it had fallen from 95 million to 63 million unique users during the previous twelve months.[56] Myspace
Myspace
registered its sharpest audience declines in the month of February 2011, as traffic fell 44% from a year earlier to 37.7 million unique U.S. visitors. Advertisers have been reported as unwilling to commit to long term deals with the site.[57] In late February 2011, News Corp officially put the site up for sale; it was estimated to be worth $50–200 million.[58] Losses from last quarter of 2010 were $156 million, over double the previous year, which dragged down the otherwise strong results of parent News Corp.[3][59] The deadline for bids, May 31, 2011, passed without any above the reserve price of $100 million being submitted[60] It has been said that the rapid deterioration in Myspace's business during the most recent quarter deterred many potential suitors.[3] On June 29, 2011, Myspace
Myspace
announced to label partners and press via email that it had been acquired by Specific Media for an undisclosed sum, rumoured to be a figure as low as $35 million.[61][62] CNN reported that Myspace
Myspace
sold for $35 million, and noted that it was "far less than the $580 million News Corp. paid for Myspace
Myspace
in 2005".[63] Rupert Murdoch
Rupert Murdoch
went on to call the Myspace
Myspace
purchase a "huge mistake".[64] Time Magazine compared News Corporation's purchase of Myspace
Myspace
to Time Warner's purchase of AOL
AOL
– a conglomerate trying to stay ahead of the competition.[28] Many former executives have gone on to further success after departing Myspace.[65] 2016–present: Time Inc.
Time Inc.
ownership On February 11, 2016 it was announced that MySpace and its parent company had been bought by Time Inc.[18] In May 2016, the data for almost 360 million MySpace accounts was offered on the "Real Deal" dark market website. The leaked data included email addresses, usernames and weakly encrypted passwords ( SHA1
SHA1
hashes of the first 10 characters of the password converted to lowercase and stored without a cryptographic salt[66]).[67] The exact data breach date is unknown, but analysis of the data suggests it was exposed eight years before being made public, in approximately 2008.[68] Features Since YouTube's founding in 2005, Myspace
Myspace
users have had the ability to embed YouTube
YouTube
videos in their Myspace
Myspace
profiles. Realizing the competitive threat to the new Myspace
Myspace
Videos service, Myspace
Myspace
banned embedded YouTube
YouTube
videos from its user profiles. Myspace
Myspace
users widely protested the ban, prompting Myspace
Myspace
to lift the ban shortly thereafter.[69] There were a variety of environments in which users could access Myspace
Myspace
content on their mobile phone. American mobile phone provider Helio released a series of mobile phones in early 2006 that could utilize a service known as Myspace
Myspace
Mobile to access and edit one's profile and communicate with, and view the profiles of other members.[70] Additionally, UIEvolution and Myspace
Myspace
developed a mobile version of Myspace
Myspace
for a wider range of carriers, including AT&T, Vodafone[71] and Rogers Wireless.[72] Full service classifieds listing offered beginning in August 2006. It grew by 33 percent in one year since inception. Myspace
Myspace
Classifieds was launched right at the same time the site appeared on the internet.[73] MySpace uses an implementation of Telligent Community
Telligent Community
for its forum system.[74] Music

This section reads like a press release or a news article. (December 2017)

Shortly after Myspace
Myspace
was sold to News Corporation
News Corporation
in 2005, the website launched their own record label, MySpace Records, in an effort to discover unknown talent on Myspace
Myspace
Music.[23] Artists can upload their songs, EPs, and full-length albums onto Myspace. As of 2017, over 53 million songs have been uploaded to Myspace
Myspace
by over 14 million different artists, with over 13,000 songs being added daily.[75] Singers such as Lily Allen, Owl City, Hollywood Undead, Sean Kingston, Arctic Monkeys, Echobelly, Ice Nine Kills, and Drop Dead, Gorgeous gained fame through Myspace. Over eight million artists have been discovered by Myspace.[76] In late 2007, the site launched The MySpace Transmissions, a series of live-in-studio recordings by well-known artists. Redesigns Past redesigns On March 10, 2010, Myspace
Myspace
added some new features, like a recommendation engine for new users which suggests games, music and videos based on their previous search habits. The security on Myspace was also accounted to, with the criticism of Facebook, to make it a safer site. The security of Myspace
Myspace
enables users to choose if the content could be viewed for Friends Only, 18 and older, or Everyone. The website will also release several mobile micro applications for Myspace
Myspace
gamers besides sending them games alerts. The site may release 20 to 30 micro apps and go mobile in 2011.[77] In October 2010, Myspace
Myspace
introduced a beta version of a new site design on a limited scale, with plans to switch all interested users to the new site in late November. Chief executive Mike Jones said the site is no longer competing with Facebook
Facebook
as a general social networking site. Instead, Myspace
Myspace
would be music-oriented and would target younger people. Jones believed most younger users would continue to use the site after the redesign, though older users might not. The goal of the redesign is to increase the number of Myspace users and how long they spend there. On October 26, BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield said, "Most investors have written off MySpace now", and he was unsure whether the changes would help the company recover.[78] In November 2010, Myspace
Myspace
changed its logo to coincide with the new site design. The word "my" appears in the Helvetica
Helvetica
font, followed by a symbol representing a space. The logo change was announced on October 8, 2010 and appeared on the site on November 11, 2010.[79] Also that month, MySpace integrated with Facebook
Facebook
Connect – calling it "Mash Up with Facebook" in an announcement widely seen as the final act of acknowledging Facebook's domination of the social networking industry.[80] In January 2011, it was announced that the Myspace
Myspace
staff would be reduced by 47%.[81] Despite the new design, user adoption continued to decrease.[82] In September 2012, a new redesign was announced (but no date given) making Myspace
Myspace
more visual and apparently optimized for tablets.[83] By April 2013 (presumably before), users were able to transfer over to the new Myspace
Myspace
redesign. Corporate information International versions Since early 2006, Myspace
Myspace
has offered the option to access the service in different regional versions. The alternative regional versions present automated content according to locality (e.g., UK users see other UK users as "Cool New People", and UK-oriented events and adverts, etc.), offer local languages other than English, or accommodate the regional differences in spelling and conventions in the English-speaking world (e.g., United States: "favorites", mm/dd/yyyy; the rest of the world: "favourites", dd/mm/yyyy). MySpace Developer Platform (MDP) On February 5, 2008, Myspace
Myspace
set up a developer platform which allows developers to share their ideas and write their own Myspace applications. The opening was inaugurated with a workshop at the MySpace offices in San Francisco two weeks before the official launch. The MDP is based on the OpenSocial
OpenSocial
API which was presented by Google in November 2007 to support social networks to develop social and interacting widgets and can be seen as an answer to Facebook's developer platform. The first public beta of the Myspace
Myspace
Apps was released on March 5, 2008, with around 1,000 applications available.[84][85] Myspace
Myspace
server infrastructure At QCon London 2008,[86] Myspace
Myspace
Chief Systems Architect Dan Farino indicated that Myspace
Myspace
was sending 100 gigabits of data per second out to the Internet, of which 10 gigabits was HTML
HTML
content and the remainder was media such as videos and pictures. The server infrastructure consists of over 4,500 web servers (running Windows Server 2003, IIS 6.0, ASP.NET and .NET Framework
.NET Framework
3.5), over 1,200 cache servers (running 64-bit Windows Server 2003), and over 500 database servers (running 64-bit Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2003
and SQL Server 2005) as well as a custom distributed file system which runs on Gentoo Linux. As of 2009, Myspace
Myspace
has started migrating from HDD to SSD technology in some of their servers, resulting in space and power usage savings.[87] Revenue
Revenue
model Myspace
Myspace
operates solely on revenues generated by advertising as its revenue model possesses no user-paid features.[88] Through its Web site and affiliated ad networks, Myspace
Myspace
collects data about its users and utilizes behavioral targeting to select the ads each visitor sees.[89] On August 8, 2006, search engine Google
Google
signed a $900 million deal to provide a Google
Google
search facility and advertising on Myspace.[90][91][92] Third-party content Companies such as Slide.com, RockYou, and YouTube
YouTube
were all launched on Myspace
Myspace
as widgets providing additional functionality to the site. Other sites created layouts to personalize the site and made hundreds of thousands of dollars for its owners most of whom were in their late teens and early twenties.[93][94] In November 2008, Myspace
Myspace
announced that user-uploaded content that infringed on copyrights held by MTV and its subsidiary networks would be redistributed with advertisements that would generate revenue for the companies.[95] Acquisition of Imeem On November 18, 2009, Imeem was acquired by Myspace
Myspace
Music for an undisclosed amount. After the acquisition was completed on December 8, 2009, it was confirmed that Myspace
Myspace
Music bought Imeem for less than $1 million in cash.[96] Myspace
Myspace
has also stated that they will be transitioning Imeem's users, and migrating all their play lists over to Myspace
Myspace
Music. On January 15, 2010, Myspace
Myspace
began restoring Imeem playlists.[97] Mobile application Along with its website redesign, Myspace
Myspace
also completely redesigned their mobile application. The redesigned app in the Apple App Store was released in early June 2013. The program features a tool for users to create and edit gif images and post them to their Myspace
Myspace
stream. The app also allows users to stream available "live streams" of concerts. New users are able to join Myspace
Myspace
from the app by signing in with Facebook
Facebook
or Twitter
Twitter
or by signing up with email. Availability

Location Size Available Price Version Device requirement Last update

App Store 15.6 MB No Free 3.6.2 iOS 6.1 or greater February 8, 2014

Google
Google
Play 16 MB No Free 3.1.0 Android 4.1 or greater April 17, 2015

The Myspace
Myspace
mobile app is not available in the Google
Google
Play store, and is no longer available in the Apple App Store. The mobile web app can be accessed by visiting Myspace.com from a mobile device. Radio The app allows users to play Myspace
Myspace
radio channels from the device. Users can select from genre stations, featured stations, and user or artist stations. A user can build their own station by connecting and listening to songs on Myspace's desktop website. The user is given six skips per station. See also

Greater Los Angeles portal Companies portal Internet
Internet
portal

Main category: Myspace

Christou v. Beatport, LLC, a district court case which constituted that MySpace profiles could be held as trade secrets Criticism of Myspace Doe v. MySpace, a ruling that MySpace was immune from liability resulting from a sexual assault of a minor. gOS 2.9 "Space" – Linux
Linux
distribution geared toward Myspace
Myspace
users, see gOS (operating system) List of Internet
Internet
phenomena List of social networking websites List of virtual communities with more than 100 million active users MyDeathSpace.com Myspace
Myspace
IM The MySpace Movie Myspace
Myspace
Records Social software SodaHead.com Web 2.0 Suicide Machine Vine (service)

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Further reading

Angwin, Julia. 2009. Stealing MySpace: The Battle to Control the Most Popular Website in America, New York: Random House. ISBN 978-1-4000-6694-0 Davis, Donald Carrington (2007). " Myspace
Myspace
Isn't Your Space: Expanding the Fair Credit Reporting Act to Ensure Accountability and Fairness in Employer Searches of Online Social Networking Services". Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y. 16 (237).  Tapscott, Don and Anthony D. Williams. 2007. Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything. New York: Penguin.

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