My Space Begins Downward Spiral

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Nothing cool lasts for very long in this world. Now that millions have made MySpace their home for just about everything, many worried the acquisition by News Corp would changed things. Not so promised MySpace founders but alas they have. Many MySpace members link to videos on YouTube and, apparently, News Corp-owned MySpace doesn't like the practice. According to the Blog Herald, MySpace has been deleting any and all reference to YouTube from profiles. There's even a MySpace group fighting the censorship.

MySpace came out of nowhere as the single most popular place to go for...well...anything. It can disappear just as quickly and be replaced by another.

by Steve Hall    Dec-23-05   Click to Comment   
Topic: Trends and Culture   

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To be replaced by Facebook, perhaps?

Posted by: Esoos Bobnar on December 24, 2005 2:57 AM

Calm down. You must not use MySpace much, huh AdRants? Otherwise, you'd know a little more about what's going on, and wouldn't get all hysterical about sensationalizing this.

This probably only means that MySpace is preparing its own upload-your-videos-of-high-school-girl-fights-and-Asian-teens-signing-karaoke service. Or, MySpace has finally gotten enough complaints about morons who link to auto-play videos on their profiles - which slows down everything on MySpace for everyone.

Get the full story before you go crying "apocalypse" already.

Posted by: well, duh on December 25, 2005 3:42 PM

Calm down. You must not use Adrants much, huh Well Duh? We're all about sensationalizing the mundane, the idiotic, the irrelevant.

Do you actually think MySpace would tell any reporter, blogger or anyone if they had plans in the works to launch their own video upload service? Of course not. Did we ask MySpace? Of course not? That's for "real" journalists, right? Us bloggers are, according to BrandWeek, just a bunch of losers regurgitating other's news.

Besides anything as oh-so-hip or cool or whatever as MySpace is or ever was/will be never lasts. If this non-news YouTube thing doesn't alter the landscape, something ultimately will. And when that happens, we can proudly say, "You heard it here first!" :-)

Now we've revealed our editorial strategy to all.

Posted by: Steve Hall on December 26, 2005 1:30 PM

I assume they are developing their own player so they can sell advertising and make some money off of the millions of idiots who use that piece of shit site.

Posted by: anon on December 26, 2005 2:00 PM

What the hell is MySpace? I love Friendster.

Posted by: Dhaval M. on December 27, 2005 10:54 AM

yeah, what is myspace? i've never used it, nor do i plan to.

Posted by: ryan on January 3, 2006 2:40 PM

All sites are a piece of shit til you find something or someone you like.

Posted by: Rob Mortimer on January 3, 2006 9:46 PM

Look out!
http://www.playboy.com/sex/features/girlsofmyspace/

Posted by: John Boy on January 27, 2006 3:13 PM

That 'Girls of MySpace' will be huge for Playboy I suspect. It's certainly what a lot of MySpace members would want (face it, there are a lot of people on there seeking attention).

Not sure I'd want that sort of image associated with Rogue Connect, something classier like GQ perhaps :cool:

Posted by: Daniel, Rogue Connect on January 30, 2006 10:41 PM

Im in luv w/ myspace Word^ 2 all muy ecuadorians n latinoz. u kno. 1.

Posted by: Arual on May 18, 2006 3:05 PM

Im in luv w/ myspace Word^ 2 all muy ecuadorians n latinoz. u kno. 1.

Posted by: Arual on May 18, 2006 3:05 PM

They will not let me delete my myspace account!

Posted by: Catalina on June 27, 2006 3:05 PM

yes i have the same problem ive tried over and over and they wont let me delete my myspace account

Posted by: mike on October 5, 2006 7:49 PM







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