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how did myspace get so BIG ??

Discussion in 'Social Networks' started by Solicitors Mortgages, Jul 2, 2006.

  1. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Overlord of no one Staff

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    #21
    Word of mouth... people go where their friends are.
    SEMrush
     
    digitalpoint, Jul 3, 2006 IP
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    Tyler Banfield Well-Known Member

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    #22
    It's the exact same way Facebook became the social networking site for college students. If enough people think a site is cool, they will tell their friends and the cycle repeats over and over.

    There is actually a very interesting article on Wikipedia about the Network Effect:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Network_effect
     
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    munt Peon

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    #23

    cool to see another nz'der
    alot of nz bands and radio presenters use myspace.. always hearing myspace urls on 95.0 (BFM) in auckland


    myspace has been around for a while now.. always adding new features.. taken some away.. after the recent blog exposure and popularity i believe myspace and blogspot got all the traffic.. then the spammers joined and all made sites :p
     
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    Site Owner Peon

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    #24
    I guarantee you that it will not last long :)
     
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    Tyler Banfield Well-Known Member

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    #25
    Why do you think that?
     
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    infonote Well-Known Member

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    #26
    word of mouth, There are other sites like MySpace e.g. Hi5
     
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    #27
    I definately think they will last a long time. They're millionares, as soon as they see people getting disinterested, they'll pull a marketing scheme. Whether it's a new feature, (iframes please =P) or commercials (which I haven't seen).
     
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  8. fryman

    fryman Kiss my rep

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    #28
    Hope so, I am making a killing with a few Myspace related sites
     
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    ExoticCarSite.com Active Member

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    #29
    I thought MySpace was sold for $580,000,000 to NewsCorp?
     
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    #30
    i think that marketed by "word of mouth" and some teanager makes popular, because they will talk in school about that..if they know something about online.
     
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    #31
    One word, Kids! One kid runs across it, and says to their buddy, hey this is cool, you should join and become my friend, w/e. Gossipy kids and school = fast track to the word of mouth success. I think myspace was a great idea, and im surprised nobody (when it was starting) jacked the idea and make it better. Myspace is proof that word of mouth does work.

    ^^^ holy crap! 580 mill, can you say a couple happy guys?
     
    Gig-Guru, Jul 4, 2006 IP