July 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Jason Hirschhorn (former co-president of MySpace and now CEO of REDEF) has been writing about 15 years of decline in the record industry and how the business can be rebuilt. The meat of the piece is where...

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March 6th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify's launch in 2008 came at a time when the biggest social network of the time, MySpace, was about to lose its crown to Facebook. No wonder Spotify declined an acquisition offer from the sinking News...

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February 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There’s a long history of companies encouraging stars to set up their own online networks rather than just relying on platforms from MySpace to Facebook. Whalerock is the latest. It’s working with...

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January 15th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Here’s a stat to wake you up this morning: Myspace still attracted 50.6m unique visitors in the US alone last November, generating more than 300m video views. Not dead yet, then: in fact, the unique...

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November 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Every so often, Kobalt Label Services’ marketing director David Emery publishes a thoughtful post on his own blog about the digital industry. The latest focuses on YouTube. “It is so big, so ubiquitous...

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August 5th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Don’t call it a comeback (well, sort of do call it a comeback). Secret Shows – Myspace’s, well, secret shows – have returned after a two-year sabbatical with a Mysterious Spoon gig in Manhattan....

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November 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

MySpace co-founder Chris DeWolfe has criticised Rupert Murdoch for News Corporation's role in the downfall of the original MySpace.

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November 13th, 2013 by Music Ally

Back in June 2011, Justin Timberlake was slated to "lead the business strategy" for Myspace's comeback after investing in the stricken social network.

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October 2nd, 2013 by Music Ally

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Last night, Myspace announced some stats to show its post-relaunch growth. The company says it went from 24m users before coming out of beta in June to 36m now, and it had a separate number to show its...

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