KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at the newly redesigned MySpace website and how it might compete with heavyweights like Pandora, Spotify and Facebook.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said that music is behind the revitalization of MySpace.
Struggling entertainment site MySpace said Tuesday that it is cutting nearly half of its staff worldwide, or about 500 people, after an extensive revamp in October overhauled its look and allowed it to be run with fewer people.
MySpace says it has extended its search and advertising deal with online search leader Google for several years.
In a sign of the companies’ divergent fortunes, MySpace said Thursday it will let its users log in to their Facebook accounts through their MySpace page.
MySpace, the online social hub, is undergoing a revamp. The social networking pioneer which used to be among the top web sites, is now fighting to hang on to users.
The MySpace redesign set to launch in mid-October may be so jarring that the social networking site could lose members at first.
The first online auditions for “American Idol” are open. To mark the Fox TV show’s 10th anniversary, hopeful pop stars have the chance to submit an audition video at MySpace through Oct. 6.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS) – Police in San Francisco are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who may have gone out of state with an older man she met on the social-networking website MySpace.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/BCN) _ San Francisco police are looking for a missing 14-year-old girl who they say may have gone out of state with an older man she met on MySpace.