The littler big guys seek search revenge

Jan 24, 2012
Yesterday Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace came together to take a stand against the new Google search we’ve been telling you about – you know, the one that prominently features Google+ material before anything else. The three tech giants (Yay, MySpace…

Zappos gets hacked, plus a new constitution for social networks

Jan 17, 2012
Two different stories about oversharing.

Myspace hack turns out to be nothing

Aug 12, 2011
There was some buzz last night that Myspace, the still extant social networking site recently sold for four empty Coke bottles and a bit of string,...

MySpace goes to Specific Media, may get SexyBack.

Jun 30, 2011
Specific Media did indeed agree to buy MySpace yesterday. They'll pay $35 million in cash and stock for the site (NewsCorp paid $580 million in 20...

Myspace update

Jun 29, 2011
Looks like Specific Media is the front runner in the bid to acquire Myspace. Specific Media made a fortune, get this, as creators of the pop under...

Myspace to lay off 150 people

Jun 28, 2011
If that was Microsoft or Google, you wouldn't think twice about it. But Myspace only has about 400 employees as of today and by end of day tomorrow...

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Is Facebook shrinking?

Jun 13, 2011
Kind of. The dominant social networking site in the world is seeing growth leveling off and even dipping. It added 11.8 million new users in May...

MySpace about to be sold?

Jun 10, 2011
The once mighty social networking site is about ready to be sold off once again, this time to the chief executive of video game maker Activision...

Don't Forget Bob and Got the Wrong Bob

Apr 15, 2011
These are two new features on Gmail that are kind of cool. Have you ever started to type out an email to someone, let's say their name is Bob, and...