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MySpace sale negotiations begin next week; who’s buying it?

It's been a long time coming, but News Corp is finally getting MySpace off its hands. But who's taking it home...and why?
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Three reasons why MySpace is doomed

We've been hearing its death rattle for awhile now, but from the looks of it, MySpace is just about ready to kick the proverbial bucket.
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Facebook adds suicide alert system

Facebook has partnered with suicide prevention groups in the US and UK to help users deal with distressed friends when they're not sure where else to turn.

Myspace up for sale as Myspace Music President Courtney Holt steps down

Myspace Music President Courtney Holt is reportedly stepping down from his post amidst rumors that parent company News Corp. is making moves to sell off Myspace.

OpenDNS: Facebook was most-blocked site in 2010

According to OpenDNS, Facebook was the most-blocked site during 2010...but it was also the second most-likely site to be whitelisted.

Twitter advertising revenue swiftly challenging MySpace

Twitter could triple its advertising revenue, and it looks like it will best former giant MySpace in the long haul.
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Facebook will start sending Amber Alerts to users

Users will now be able to view state-specific Amber Alert notifications.
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MySpace cleaves workforce nearly in half with 500 layoffs; UPDATE: Sale or spinoff looks imminent

In more bad news for the beleaguered site, MySpace will indeed be slashing its workforce significantly.

MySpace China reportedly slashes staff and CEO

A sign of things to come? Multiple reports indicate MySpace China has slashed the majority of its staff and says goodbye to its CEO.
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MySpace mulling massive layoffs?

2010 wasn't great for MySpace, and 2011 might be off to a similar start. A report says the company could be slashing its number of employees in half sometime soon.

Facebook claims 44 percent of online sharing

It's been a busy year for the social networking giant, and to finish it out, a new infographic claims Facebook is the place to share.

MySpace re-signs with Google for search and ads

MySpace and Google have entered into a multi-year renewal of their search and advertising deal.