Category Archives: MySpace

More Fuzzy Social Network Math

Big numbers are floating around the social network scene again, as Jordan Rohan, an RBC capital analyst, says, after a meeting with Fox interactive, that MySpace could be worth 15 billion, measured in terms of the value created for shareholders … Continue reading

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Big Social Network Advertising Deals

Social networks continue to do ad deals to try to make some of the money that everyone seems to think they are worth. Google and MySpace just did a close to billion dollar deal and now Facebook and MSN are … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Talk to them. It’s that simple, tell them there are bad people in the world who are looking to take advantage of them, tell them you can’t really be 100% safe unless they are at home, let them know they … Continue reading

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Interview with MySpace Zango Pusher Mark Arruda

You just never know what you are going to read when you go to Paperghost’s site,, and today was no exception. He found a newspaper interview about this enterprising young webmaster that makes “big bucks” designing web sites. And … Continue reading

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Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA) Passes the House

US House Resolution 5319, the Deleting Online Predators Act (DOPA), was passed by a 410 to 15 vote tonight. If the Resolution becomes law social networking sites and chat rooms must be blocked by schools and libraries on those institutions … Continue reading

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Myspace Down Because of Power Outage

Not that I would’ve noticed it, and I didn’t hear my boy complaining about it, so it must not have been that bad, but apparently Myspace was down quite a bit yesterday due to a power outage, according to … Continue reading

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Banner Ad on Myspace Infects Over 1 Million Computers

In an article from The Washington Post, an ad for was using the Windows Metafile flaw to load a Trojan horse program that loaded crap from the PurityScan/ClickSpring family of adware. The users pc would then be bombarded with … Continue reading

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Would you kindly shut your noise-hole?

The spin coming from Zango is amazing as always. Note: Chris, I like peanut butter cookies. In an article from InformationWeek, Zango representatives responded to the Paperghost’s blog about Zango and Myspace, called Teenagers used to push Zango on Myspace?, … Continue reading

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