Myspace continues its downward spiral

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Despite announcing in a press conference last November that Myspace would start using Facebook Connect for users to quickly register and login through the social networking website; this hasn't done much to help the site...

News Corp considering selling Myspace

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Myspace's recent redesign appears to have received a lukewarm reception, as parent company News Corp is already looking into selling options, according to PaidContent. In an interview, COO Chase Carey admitted that "there's been a...

MySpace cuts 500 jobs

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Times just aren't getting any better for MySpace, with the company yesterday announcing it would lay off 500 workers. Rumors of impending job cuts had been circulating for some time and intensified in November last year...

News Corp open to MySpace sale

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Five years after spending $580 million to buy MySpace, a News Corporation executive has admitted the company is open to selling off the social networking site. Reuters reports via The Sydney Morning Herald that a sale...

MySpace shutdown seems imminent

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Since its launch in August 2003, MySpace has grown into a 66 million user social network. Originally the largest of the social sites on the Internet, the struggling site has been completely overshadowed by Facebook,...

Suicide prevention takes a forward step

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In a move to curb the alarmingly high rate of youth depression and suicide, social networking sites like Facebook, Myspace and Twitter could be scanned for signs of "at risk" behaviour. Researchers at New...

54% of companies ban social networking sites

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News reported on the Wired blog 'Epicenter' warns office workers to check their employment contract or workplace rules before logging into Twitter, Facebook, or any other social networking website. According to Epicenter, a recent study...

Social networking less popular with the youth

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A surprising article has been published in today's issue of the UK newspaper The Independent. According to the article, the media regulator Ofcom have done some research and have found that growing numbers of teenagers...

Myspace 2.0

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That's right, Myspace has made another leap into the Web 2.0 community now releasing its own 2.0 style launched at midnight. In laymen terms Myspace 2.0 is faster, more customizable and more secure. According to the...

MySpace To Launch Online Music Service

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News Corp's MySpace launches a new online music service on Thursday, aiming to loosen Apple's grip on the US music industry and challenge all other online rivals. The service, MySpace Music, also aims to...

MySpace to Shake up Its Layout

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MySpace will unveil next week a large-scale redesign that will alter major components of the social-networking site, like its home page, navigation scheme, search engine and video player. On Wednesday, MySpace users will see the...

MySpace working on music service

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MySpace Music is the name News Corp. executives are tentatively using for a proposed music service that they are pitching to record executives, two sources told CNET News.com. The news that News Corp., MySpace's parent...

MySpace, BBC Reach Global Video Deal

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The online community MySpace is partnering with the BBC to bring some of the British broadcaster's programs to a worldwide audience in the site's first global content deal involving a major network. The move, to...

MySpace Bug Leaks 'Private' Teen Photos to Voyeurs

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A backdoor in MySpace's architecture allows anyone who's interested to see the photographs of some users with private profiles -- including those under 16 -- despite assurances from MySpace that those pictures can only be...

MySpace plans Facebook-style news feeds

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News Corp's popular online social network, MySpace, plans to launch Facebook-style "news feeds" in the next 30 to 45 days, Fox Interactive Media President Peter Levinsohn said on Monday. News feeds, which alert a user...

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