20 jaar social media: de hoogtepunten op een rij [infographic]

Herinner jij je nog waarover jouw eerste Twitterbericht ging? Of wanneer je je Facebookaccount hebt aangemaakt? Of wie jouw eerste online vriend op Instagram was? Het lijkt nog zo kort geleden, maar ondertussen zijn we al jaren actief op verschillende …

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MySpace Squandered the Only Thing It Had Left

MySpace LogoEditor’s Note: Brenden Mulligan created Onesheet, a tool that enables musicians to create beautiful web presences in two minutes.

MySpace. Or is it Myspace. Or is it My______. Truth is, it doesn’t matter. What matters is that MySpace has made increasingly bad decisions for too many years to every hope that they’ll become relevant again. Their latest bad decision shows how detached they are.

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The New Myspace Opens, Hoping A Justin Timberlake Single Can Help It Fly

jt-myspaceNew Myspace made its debut back in September (when it made our own Drew Olanoff “want to hurl”) but the redesign has only been available to limited beta participants before now. Today, the next-generation version of the site is open to all, with registration possible using either your existing Myspace account, Facebook credentials or signing up as a brand new user. The launch came quietly, timed with a new Justin Timberlake single, and it’s frankly a little hard to see it as much more than a splashy ad for that song.

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Myspace Lost $43M In 2012. Here’s Why Launching A Profit-Thin Music Service Could Nail The Coffin Shut

Myspace Music Dead Done HeartUnless Specific Media hits a home run with the new streaming music service it’s raising $50 million to pivot Myspace into, its bargain basement buy of the social network for just $35 million in 2011 could be a disaster. Slides attained by Business Insider shows Myspace will lose $43 million in 2012 on revenue of just $15 million. Yet somehow it thinks the notoriously tough music biz will save it.

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Cyber-Bullying and Internet Trolls: Is Your Child a Victim?

I have served as a panelist on several school industry advisory councils. One topic frequently raised is social responsibility and the cyber-bullying epidemic, which continues to grow. Cyber-bullying is when a child or teenager is harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, threatened or tormented using digital technology. This is not limited to the Internet; cyber-bullying also encompasses bullying […]

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