Myspace has crawled back to relevancy; now here’s what it needs to stay

After some dark times, Myspace has managed to secure itself a bit of spotlight. But before we can say that's more than launch-hype, there are a few things the platform needs to get right to win back our patronage and define itself as a…
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The new Myspace opens up its doors – and throws in a new single from Justin Timberlake

The new Myspace is out of invite-only beta and now anyone can sign up and start sharing content or discovering new music.
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[Exclusive] Visual curation platform Pearltrees now lets you customize your pages

Pearltrees announced an update to its platform today that will allow users the limited personalization of icons and backgrounds for their pearls.

Myspace pitch deck leaks, reveals how the underdog plans to take on Spotify and Pandora

After giving us details on the new Myspace last week, the music platform's leaked pitch deck reveals more about how the site plans to challenge Spotify and Pandora for a top streaming service spot.

Justin Timberlake says the new Myspace is no mere redesign

After going hands-on with the new Myspace, we sat down with the site's owners to talk future feature plans, connecting with new artists, and what exactly they liked about the Myspace of yore.

Hands on: Have you heard about this new Myspace thing? It just might work …

We go hands on with the new Myspace, a bold, new look and reinterpretation of the original social networking site we all once loved ... and then hated. Can this complete overhaul win us back?

Myspace trying to bring SexyBack with new design and functionality

Myspace is overdue for a complete redesign, and while the new interface teases to be quite modern, is it too late for a comeback?
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Man finally finds his son on Facebook after twenty year search

Separated by thousands of miles and an entire ocean, signing up for a Facebook account helped a man and his son find each other after decades of lost time.

Opinion: Why Facebook is better off without preteens

Preteens shouldn’t be allowed on Facebook, but not just for their own safety. It’s the rest of us who need to be worried.
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MySpace hit by FTC for privacy violations [Update: MySpace statement]

MySpace has settled with the FTC after the Commission accused the social network of violating user privacy by sharing personally identifiable information with third-parties.
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MTV launching artist platform to unify musicians’ online music presence

MTV is reminding us what the capital 'M' stands for with an artist-centric social media effort.
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Visitors spend an average of three minutes a month on Google+

While Google continues to push Google+ integration into more Google products like YouTube and Gmail, the social network is lagging behind competitors significantly in regards to user engagement.