Myspace is a social networking website. Myspace was founded in 2003 and by 2006 had grown to be the most popular social network in the world
Myspace’s founders are Brad Greenspan, Chris De Wolfe, Josh Berman and Tom Anderson
The very first Myspace users were eUniverse employees. Some contests was hold to know who could sign up the most users.
My space has grown rapidly and showed good progress, but after 2008 we can say it has stagnated, page views and other metrics have fallen.
Until 2008 myspace has more than 110 million active users but after this time myspace gave rein to lots of users to main competitor, facebook
Myspace earn money thanks to advertisements. The more it has advertisements, the more features we can see.
One of the important key of success is advertising schemes. This is becoming common on web sites day by day. İt is easily the best bussiness model to have.
Creators use some speacial techniques to increase effectiveness of ads. For example, Behavioral targeting is used, MySpace collects data about their users. And using this tecnique it can broadcast the ads that each person can see.
In addition In August 2006, it signed a 900$ deal with google to provide search facility and advertising on MySpace. Many small companies provide widgets to networking giant, and some of this companies such as Slide.com, Rock You, YOuTube were launched on mySpace as widgets. These can also load an additional function to the site
METRİCS ABOUT MYSPACE
100 billion rows of data
14 billion comments on the site
20 billion mails on the site total
50 million mails per day; this number is more than Yahoo, Hotmail or Google.
10 billion friend relationship
1,5 billion images
8 million images being uploded per day
60,000 new videos being upload to MySpaceTV each day
More than 8 million artists and bands on MySpace Music
Myspace has to become famous a social networking website all around the world. Although it stagneted according to past, it participated between the popular websites. İt is entertainment source for people. Beceause it has a lot of features. People can share them videos and fotographs, watch tv, listen to music and play games to this website so it is a kind of site which makes people be addicted to itself.