But these services all add value, so hopefully My Space won't feel the need to throttle them or (worse still) build an in-house version.
Myspace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos. In August 2003, several e Universe employees with Friendster accounts saw potential in its social networking features.
On a similar note, newly-launched Stalkerati lets you search for a person's name across multiple services - social networks, blogs and image search.
This isn't feeding the My Space beast - it's more like leeching off it.
The My domain was originally owned by Your Z.com, Inc., intended until 2002 for use as an online data storage and sharing site.
It's been a crazy time for data breaches and as I wrote yesterday, we've seen a very distinct pattern of historical mega breaches lately.
Fling in 2011, Linked In in 2012, tumblr in 2013 and the mother of them all, My Space in, well, we don't quite know. Firstly, the only data in the breach is an incrementing ID (possibly an internal My Space identifier which would enable to date it), an email address, username and one or two passwords.
However, Single charges a one-time fee of .95 for notifications, while Dating Anyone is free.
Think of the email account distribution like this: But what we need to remember with Gmail is that they're a relatively new player.
They entered private beta in April 2004 and didn't hit the mainstream until February 2007.
Co-founder and CTO Aber Whitcomb played an integral role in software architecture, utilizing the then superior development speed of Cold Fusion over other dynamic database driven server-side languages of the time.
Despite over ten times the number of developers, Friendster, which was developed in Java Server Pages (jsp), could not keep up with the speed of development of Myspace and cfm.
The group decided to mimic the more popular features of the website.