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Fashion Blogger Changes Into MeUndies.com - Posted February 9, 2012
If we told you that a former CEO of Myspace was now involved in the mail-order underwear business, would it surprise you? According to a Portfolio.com profile of the two west coast e... [FishbowlLA]

Russell Simmons to Bring a Taste of Hip-Pop to Myspace - Posted January 25, 2011
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons became the latest celebrity to "Hijack" Myspace, as he will use the social-networking site to host the Hip-Pop Challenge, a contest seeking unsigned hip-hop and pop artists, through Thursday. Simmons will choose all content to appear on the Myspace homepage, including music play lists, political and culture commentary,... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cryspace: Myspace Confirms Speculation of Some 500 Layoffs - Posted January 11, 2011
Myspace's October launch of a redesigned Web site and shifting of its focus to entertainment apparentl... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nearly Half of MySpace Staff Given the Axe - Posted January 11, 2011
MySpace announced today the layoffs of 47% of the company's staff, about 500 employees. The cuts come just 3 months after the News Corp-owned social network revamped the site. In a release, CEO Mike Jones made sure to emphasize that the alteratio... [FishbowlLA]

The New Myspace: That's Entertainment - Posted October 27, 2010
Myspace began rolling out its redesigned Web site and new product suite in beta Wednesday, aiming for a full rollout to all of its global users by the end of November. The refocusing ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

MySpace Redesigns With Entertainment Focus - Posted October 27, 2010
MySpace has begun rolling out a redesigned site that will target "entertainment junkies" in the 13- to 35-year-old ag... [FishbowlDC]

MySpace Tries To Take Advantage of Facebook's Privacy PR Woes - Posted May 18, 2010
Can MySpace, the once dominant social network, capitalize on Facebook's privacy PR troubles? In a ... [FishbowlDC]

More Layoffs At Variety - Posted April 21, 2009
Advertising is down at Variety, still, and that can only mean one thing, more layoffs. Two months after their first round of layoffs&#151that took 30 employees including notables such as Mike Jones, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

A New Way To Search For Your Favorite Tweet - Posted March 2, 2009
Tsavo Media, which includes a portfolio of both search and user generated sites, introduced Twithority or Twitter Search by - Authority. It's a search engine for the popular microblogging service. Twithority sequences results by rank, with highest ranking users first, and time (with most recent tweets first), within the top 10,000 Twitter... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]