Contents: 'You are no more New Order than I am! These aren't your average online friends — or are they? According to those interviewed, Myspace today joins the ranks of Craigslist, Backpage. Any surprise to Myspace's growing popularity was shared by a Dallas law enforcement official. No sexism, racism, homophobia, ad hominem posts, or rudeness will be tolerated. If you do not agree with a post, ignore it and move on.
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Julia Scarlett (hookuptrend) on Myspace
Or more specifically how lascivious teens are using the social networking service to hook up and occasionally 'make out' with other users. Worried parents probably won't be best pleased to know that the site's creators are now looking to extend the service onto mobile phone - a move comparable to when drug boffins invented the cheaper, more easily distributed and highly addictive crack derivative of cocaine, thereby increasing their potential audience by millions. To users, MySpace is compelling, social, often goal-driven. Users create a character profile, which may or may not share similarities with their real-life identity. They then form clans and engage in quests with likeminded individuals - it's just that here, the quests spill out more readily into the real world. Also, in MySpace the quest can often be to have sex, rather than to capture the magical crystal of Sevratez. It was clear at mobile phone technology exhibition, 3GSM, that mobile phone companies have noticed the MySpace effect.
Murder on MySpace
These aren't your average online friends — or are they? A provocative new study on the underground commercial sex industry in eight major U. The report released by the Urban Institute Wednesday paints Myspace as one of the more popular sites used to solicit sex, with its online services allegedly not only helping mask the illegal activity but geographically expanding it. The study, using interviews from pimps, traffickers, sex workers, child pornographers, and law enforcement, focuses on the cities of Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Kansas City, Miami, Seattle, San Diego, and Washington, D. But the scenarios described by those involved aren't entirely confined by these geographical borders.
MySpace has agreed to let eBay's IP telephony damp squib Skype plaster its pages with click-to-call buttons. The two companies are toiling to continue their membership growth after topping the hype curve in To use the buttons, people will need both a MySpace and a Skype account, so they should both suck in a few more. MySpace already has its own instant messenger, installed by 25 million members, and the deal will see the Skype voice network integrated into the same package. Skype's paid-for services like SkypeIn, SkypeOut, and voicemail will be part of the tie-up, with the normal charges applying.