Thursday, November 24, 2005


Definitely sites like MySpace are changing the landscape of online advertising:

Rupert Murdoch was quoted last week in "The Hollywood Reporter" as saying "In a sense, we say we've got 30 million portals." If you've spent any time playing around with News Corp.'s MySpace social networking site, you know the remark is accurate.

A shoddy palace of amateur content, the site is built entirely on personality and personalization. Buttons, MP3s and viral videos are easily cut and pasted from profile to profile and wrapped around a CGM core of photos, blogs and music.

It's vast and growing fast, boasting 37 million registered users and ranking third in pageviews among all domains, according to comScore. It now pulls in four million new members a month.
(full article)

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