Posts Tagged ‘ MySpace ’

Trent Reznor’s New Media Tips

Jul 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, Internet TV, Making Money with Podcasts, Microblogging, Podcasting, Video, Vlogs

Nine Inch Nail’s Trent Reznor posted an interesting article yesterday looking at ways artists could use the Internet to promote themselves, even if they are new or unknown. In the article, Reznor shared these tips for how to use the Internet, new media and social media sites: Have your MySpace page, but get a site […]

Online Video Viewing Reaches New Peak in April

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Internet users viewed a record 16.8 billion online videos in April, representing an increase of 16 percent…..since March!

Watch What You Say: Social Media Slam Lands Courtney Love In Court

Mar 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Commentary, Microblogging, The New Media Update

Social websites are great places to connect with like-minded people. They are useful for keeping track of the whereabouts and projects of people you know, and people whom you admire. They are especially wonderful outlets for expressing and listening to a great diversity of opinions. Better watch what you say, and how you say it, […]

YouTube Tops 100 Million U.S. Viewers For First Time

Mar 4th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Digital measurement service comScore today released January 2009 data from the comScore Video Metrix service, showing that U.S. Internet users viewed 14.8 billion online videos during that month. These figures represent an increase of 4 percent over December 2008. YouTube led the growth charge, accounting for 91 percent of the incremental January-versus-December gain in the […]

Guess Which Social Network Led In ‘Downtime’ In 2008?

Feb 18th, 2009 | By | Category: General, New Media Organizations

Uptime and performance monitoring service Pingdom has done a study of social network uptime in 2008. They looked at some of the more heavily-used sites – Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Twitter, Friendster, LiveJournal, Orkut, Bebo, Hi5, Windows Live Spaces,,,, Xanga and Imeem. Twitter and LinkedIn experienced the greatest amount of downtime in 2008, […]

The Top 20 iPhone Social Networking Apps

Dec 2nd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Apple has announced the top iPhone apps of 2008 (App Store link).  Here are the top iPhone apps for social networking: Top Paid Social Networking: MobileChat BeejiveIM Quip Rooms – Your Mobile Chat Client Twitterrific Premium Flutter Twittelator Pro mBoxMail Secrets hiCard – Suite Top Free Social Networking: Facebook AIM Myspace Mobile IM+ Lite Loopt […]

Has John McCain Given Up On New Media?

Oct 28th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Video analytics and distribution company Tube Mogul looked at the past several months of metrics for You Tube videos featuring U.S. Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama: “John McCain’s campaign appears to be shifting resources away from YouTube. Overall, they are launching 39.8% fewer videos than last month, and 29.7% fewer than August. Perhaps […]

Pure Digital Intros Pocket-Sized Flip Video Mino

Jun 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Recorder, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Pure Digital Technologies today introduced the Flip Video Mino, a tiny new addition to its line of YouTube-ready Flip Video camcorders. The Mino is designed to be small enough to fit into your pocket. The $179.99 (MSRP) Mino includes built-in software that lets you plug the camcorder’s flip-out USB arm into your computer for immediate […]

MySpace Wants To Compete With Apple, Circa 2003

Apr 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

MySpace is working on a digital music store, striking a deal with three of the big four music companies to start a music Web site. The New York Times reports that MySpace will spin out its MySpace Music service as an independent joint venture, in partnership with Universal Music, Sony BMG and Warner Music Group. […]

Internet Video Hotter Than Ugly Web Pages

Aug 1st, 2006 | By | Category: General, Video, Vlogs

In July, the daily reach of YouTube pulled ahead of MySpace. YouTube’s growth has been explosive, going from nowhere a year a go to becoming the sixteenth most popular site on the Web, as measured by Alexa. The tremendous growth reflects increasing penetration of broadband, more vloggers creating independent video content and YouTube’s ability to […]