MySpace Music Australia launch

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Myspace Music Australia has launched. Like Kevin Rudd’s fine music taste: Kevin Rudd’s MySpace Music Playlist. Kevvie On MySpace Music. and, just to keep things even: Malcolm Turnbull’s MySpace Music Playlist. Rebekah Horne MySpace and Tim Burrowes Mumbrella.

MySpace Credit Card

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace has a ReCharge card – credit card for youngsters. In a nutshell: Key features of the MySpace Recharge card include: · Cards can be used at 30 million merchant locations worldwide where Visa Prepaid is accepted including online, over the phone and in stores.

Why I canceled MySpace today

Community Guy

When my MySpace account refused to respect my request to unsubscribe all email notifications, I started asking why I shouldn’t just cancel my unused account. Bye bye, MySpace. In fact, I put that question (amusingly) out to my Facebook friends. Robert Coombs replied with the best answer to the question I could have hoped for: “I can’t give you a single, remotely persuasive, straight-faced reason.&#. I really won’t miss you. Business Strategy

Interesting Social Media Site Statistics for Facebook, Twitter and MySpace

Portals and KM

MySpace was second with 30 percent but it had a year-over-year decrease of -55%. While MySpace declined in visits, it had the highest average time spent among the top five most visited social networking Web sites, with 25 minutes and 56 seconds - representing a decrease of 12 percent compared with September 2008 Facebook experienced the largest growth in average time spent among the top five sites, increasing 23 percent in September 2009 to 23 minutes.

MySpace and Bebo Running Out of Friends. How Will Twitter Fare?

Portals and KM

MySpace and Bebo are falling behind in the world of social networking. MySpace was purchased by Rupert Murdoch in July 2005 for $580,000,000 and Bebo, big social networking site in the UK, bought by AOL in March 2008 for $850,000,000. Now MySpace is decline in terms of time spent on the site per user and number of page views. As I have written before, I think that Twitter has the fix its interface issues and its archiving capabilities or it may go the way of MySpace and Bebo.

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Monetization: Facebook Revenue and Business Model

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I mean, compared to the traditional deals… Nick Roshon asks why Facebook revenue is so low compared to MySpace. I venture to guess that MySpace Google ad dea l is included in their $2.17

Malaysia: Social Media and Facebook numbers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Malaysian Internet users like Facebook, Myspace, and Friendster. Technorati Tags: Bebo , David Gibson , Facebook , Inter-Asia , Malaysia , MySpace , social media , the star , Twitter. There’s a great article in The Star (Malaysia) by David Gibson of Inter-Asia.

Experiential Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace Australia Secret Shows. Episode 1 of Social Media Business: What is “the experience economy&# – is it the next step on from agrarian, commodity, service…?

Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Region Business Technology Science Health Sports Opinion Editorials Columnists Contributors Letters The Public Editor Arts Style Travel Jobs Real Estate Autos February 15, 2008, 1:18 pm Is MySpace Good for Society? I can know what’s on their minds (MySpace), who else they know (Facebook/LinkedIn), and even what they are doing at this very moment (Twitter). Home Page Todays Paper Video Most Popular Times Topics Search All NYTimes.com Opinion World U.S.

Australia: me on Channel 7 Sunrise program

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Wikipedia had to delete pages on the suspected arsonist, so have MySpace and other social networking sites. When Lori/Josh “broke up&# with Megan over MySpace, Megan hung herself, a teenage suicide. Technorati Tags: arsonist , channel 7 , death , Facebook , MySpace , Online Communities , sunrise , vigilante. Tags: death social media Online Communities MySpace social networks arsonist vigilante Australia channel 7 sunrise Facebook Code of Conduct

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Collaborative Thinking

Worth reading: Is MySpace Good for Society? Is MySpace Good for Society?

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Green Chameleon » Paradise 2.0?

Green Chameleon

Jesus, for example, has had a Myspace page since October 2004, I am pleased to discover – he’s obviously a very busy fellow because he’s only managed to rack up 17,000 or so friends. And very he has chosen MySpace.

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Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. From a business point of view, MySpace has become primarily a niche site for the music industry. Tags: Facebook Ning Sites Social Media and Social Networking Sites Twitter Alexa Google LinkedIn MySpace Ning social networking sites The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement.

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Facebook has its own microblogging platform, and Twitter tweets can now show up on MySpace , LinkedIn and lots of other places on the web. Tags: Facebook LinkedIn News Ning Sites Social Media and Social Networking Sites Twitter MySpace Ning Social Media We learn nearly every day of developments in the social media world which have the potential for far reaching impact. Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter.

Social Media One Bite at a Time

Online Social Networking

These early conclusions I based on my observations at MySpace , Direct Matches and Yuwie , social networking sites that I have since largely abandoned. At MySpace and Yuwie I experimented with blogging. Short Version of My Story. Today I tell some of my own story and share some of my own social media strategy. This article is about an idea that was planted in my head and how I nurtured that idea. The article is slightly longer than usual, so please hang in there with me.

Social Networking World Forum

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Angela Courtin, SVP, Marketing Content and Entertainment, MySpace. Angela Courtin serves as SVP of Marketing, Entertainment and Content for MySpace, the world’s premiere social network.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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How can blogs support communities of practice?

Joitske Hulsebosch

The boundaried communities like myspaces or multiply where members register and join and are are offered the chance to create a blog. (Cartoon via tangwailing blog ) I observed that Stan Garfield blogs about questions he receives or overhears about knowledge management.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Webcomic xkcd Maps Out the World of Online Communities

Managing Communities

At the time, MySpace reigned supreme. Back in 2007, popular webcomic xkcd published a map of online communities. YouTube, Wikipedia and Yahoo! and Windows Live (the last two, combined, were dubbed “The Icy North&# ) were the next largest. Facebook, still growing and only a year or so open to the general public, held a nice [.].

Rituals: Death and publicity

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Every friend, acquaintance and sympathiser is already blogging, Facebooking and MySpacing their condolences and memorials. MySpace removes the pages of young people who have died, particularly suicides and “interest to the press&# , if the immediate family request it.

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who got way too excited when trying to get people to use Friendster and MySpace in the early 2000s. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. So where have I been for so long?

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The Second Act: Community Guy Rises

Community Guy

I was the guy who got way too excited when trying to get people to use Friendster and MySpace in the early 2000s. Hello. I’m Jake, the Community Guy. You may not recognize me… I know it’s been a while. Or you have never heard of me, since I’ve been a bit of a recluse lately. But I’m the guy who loves online community and has spent the better part of my career trying to bring community engagement to life in the most impactful, world changing ways possible. So where have I been for so long?

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Aggregating Activity Feeds

Collaborative Thinking

The panelists were Kevin Marks ( @kevinmarks ) of Google, John McCrea ( @johnmccrea ) of Plaxo, Monica Keller ( @ciberch ) of MySpace, Luke Shepard ( @lukeshepard ) of Facebook and Marc Canter ( @marccanter4real ) of Broadband Mechanics. Worth watching if you are tracking consumer market trends and thinking how activity streams might apply to the enterprise internally. Standards for Aggregating Activity Feeds and Social Aggregation Services at MIX '09 Conference.

Australia: Social Media Engagement on YouTube

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

NOTE: I can’t tell you how many bloggers and MySpacers and YouTubers turn down mainstream media interviews, because they have an audience that they are happy with. This video has nearly 8,000 comments.

Death of Email: Not a Minute Too Soon

Web Social Architecture

for MySpace. MySpace remains the most profitable social network, generating an estimated $1 billion in revenue versus $300 million for Facebook in 2008. Facebook is the top social network in all countries except Germany, Brazil, and Japan (Nielsen still has MySpace as tops in US in the report, but as of January ’09, that had changed). - Email is dead!

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FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites

Collaborative Thinking

With the advent of Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Twitter, business use of social networking sites has become popular and can present supervision challenges for firms. FYI - for registration details (including fees), follow the link below. Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites. Live Program March 17, 2010 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Eastern Time / 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., Pacific Time.

Employee Networks (E2E)

Collaborative Thinking

In industries from retail to high tech, banking and manufacturing, companies are increasingly building networks behind the firewall where employees can create profiles and connect with one another in ways first demonstrated by LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace. Some insightful company profiles: The new employee connection: Social networking behind the firewall Microsoft calls it TownSquare. Deloitte hosts D Street. IBM has its Beehive, and Best Buy its BlueShirt Nation.

Revenue: Social media games and virtual goods 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Yet more revenue than MySpace – all from virtual goods. Actually, MySpace may have caught up now. Virtual goods in the USA will reach $1.6 billion revenue in 2010.

Evolution: Friendster up for sale

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When you compare social networks such as MySpace with Facebook with Friendster it’s important to see the differences, not the similarities. MySpace is a publishing network with broadcast channels, but no inbuilt audience. Anything depth of content sits here – YouTube videos, MySpace blogs, Flickr photos, and so on.

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Wonderwebby Microfinance request

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The power of Chip-in in is YOU, dear reader, adding it to your Facebook, blog, Myspace, whatever page. Dear Readers, got a dollar or five?

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Twitter: Verified Accounts and Leadership Badges

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In my post Major Security Bug in MySpace from 2 years ago I wrote about the danger of not locking down titles like “Moderator&# or “Admin&# which allows anyone (including predators) to impersonate a Moderator, and not giving their staff BADGES so that they stand out as Official Admins.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Ads are driving down the price of regular online ads: A recent analysis by ComScore shows social networks, primarily Facebook and MySpace, have over the last year drawn an average CPM of only 56 cents, compared to the $2.43

Browse, Build and Share Real-time Streams with DataSift

Collaborative Thinking

The initial buzz around DataSift was generated when Twitter agreed to give them access to the Twitter firehose, but they now have access to a much wider range of data including the Google Buzz, MySpace, SixApart, WordPress, Facebook and Digg. An interesting read given my post today on Activity Streams: A core feature of the real-time web is the continuously updating real-time streams of information.

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Social Networks: Ad Spend to reach $2b in 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace will continue to dominate, accounting for 60 percent of total U.S. MySpace will account for $525 million in 2007 ad spend, up from $180 million in 2006. Just a quick note on a prediction regarding Advertising revenue and online communities: An old article via Marketing Vox but worth watching to see how close they get next year: Ad Spend on Social Networks to Reach $2B in 2010. Ad spending on U.S.

Twitter reaches 11% of online Americans

Community Guy

But Pew also said the median age of a Twitter user is 31, compared to 27 for MySpace, 26 for Facebook and 40 for LinkedIn. Still think that twitter is “pointless and dumb&# ? Online microblogging services like Twitter, a popular social media tool for many media companies and television networks, are used by 11% of online Americans, according to a research report conducted by Pew Internet & American Life Project in December and released today.

US Charities Outpace Other Sectors in Social Media

Portals and KM

 Now the latest iteration of their research finds that all of the top charities in the US are using at least one form of social media, either blogs, podcasts, message boards, social networking (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Foursquare), texting or video blogging. Usage of LinkedIn has jumped from 36% to 58% in one year, while the use of MySpace as a platform has declined from 30% to 22%. 

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Real World Events Music labels, film studios pay MySpace for record launches and Secret Shows. Social ads is the worst revenue payer in social media (MySpace make $2.17 Threadless, YouTube, MySpace have all had that in the past.

Ad models still not the answer for social networks

Web Community Forum

P aidContent reports that MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe has said that he is “cautiously optomistic&# about ad revenue in 2009—in other words, the behemoth of a social network is still not looking at a blockbuster business model based on ads. I wouldn’t be surprised if MySpace actually showed a growth in online ad revenue next year, but I think that the real revenue model for social networks is going to be elsewhere.

Australia: David Galbally vs Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

On Facebook and Twitter, but ignore Bebo and MySpace. Three years ago, YouTube, MySpace, Facebook were barely a blip on the horizon.

Course: How To Blog - CCE University of Sydney

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

If you pay attention in class, don’t Tweet on Twitter, don’t make Friends on Facebook, don’t upload Music on MySpace I might even sign one of those University of Sydney Centre for Continuing Education Certificates for you.

Does Your Community Receive a Lot of Traffic From Social Bookmarking, Networking or Sharing Sites? Install WP Greet Box

Managing Communities

Social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. Does your online community receive a lot of traffic from sites that are big on link sharing? For example: Social bookmarking sites like delicious and StumbleUpon. Social news sites like Digg. Microblogging services like Twitter. Social aggregators like FriendFeed. Or any site that allows and encourages people to easily share links – perhaps sites [.].