I nSean Percival is a partner at Silicon Valley seed accelerator Startups, but from tohe was working at MySpace as its vice president of online marketing — just as the social network lost its crown to Facebook. They were part of a marketing company, and this company was doing very early e-commerce: they were selling junk, basically. They were selling diet pills.
Shopping is fun; clubs are fun; there you have it. At around one a. Tanned, toned girls in denim skirts no wider than cummerbunds rub up against surfers and real-estate pashas as actress-waitresses pass by carrying trays loaded down with bottles of Grey Goose vodka.
A scantily clad image of the city of Arlington, Oregon's mayor is making the rounds on the Web today after news agencies lifted the image from her public MySpace page. Arlington, Oregon's Mayor Carmen Kontur Gronquist did what many people do in the new Millennium; she posted images of herself on MySpace wearing lingerie. Maybe posing on a city fire vehicle was pushing it a bit, but then I lived in Las Vegas for five years where calendars feature the city's "sexiest firefighters.
As recently as it was dead even with Facebook in unique monthly visitors, peaking at Thank you to the brilliant minds of Myspace that discriminating content has since been deleted from my old account. So why am I talking about this? A conversation took me down Myspace memory lane recently, which got me thinking about all the things about the network that were once staples of daily web life.
Those are the opening lines of a song that accompanies a "New Myspace" promotional video. The once-mighty social network is trying to stage yet another comeback with the help of Justin Timberlake. The new site, for which people can request an invitation, looks a bit like an entertainment-focused version of Pinterest, with a dash of Twitter and Facebook thrown in.
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It was and things weren't looking good for Myspace. According to comScore, Facebook logged One month later, Facebook inched out ahead of its predecessor for the first time in the US.
Hoping to piggyback on the success of online shows like quarterlifeProm Queen and RoommatesMySpaceTV is taking a stab at an unscripted, hidden-camera-style reality series with a new show called Special Delivery. The web video series captures pranks pulled on unsuspecting delivery people, who will be roped in to help with bizarre requests like birthday dances for pets and offbeat marriage proposals. The premiere episode, which debuted Monday, features a prankster photographer duping a Chinese-food-delivery guy into posing for several sexy shots.
Turns out Dakota Johnson is just as sad about her beloved tooth gap closing as some of her fans are. Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling are bringing Beverly Hills to the rest of the country later this year. Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner were spotted with a new puppy following the death of their beloved dog Waldo.
People are returning to the social media site of yesteryear so they can dig up old photos for their new favorite social media sites: Instagram and Facebook. For the uninitiated: people post old photos with the hashtag " tbt" each Thursday on Instagram and Facebook. To answer your questions: Yes, Myspace still exists.