Saturday, 9 February 2008


MySpace is a social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music and videos internationally. Its headquarters are in Beverly Hills, California, USA,[1] where it shares an office building with its immediate owner, Fox Interactive Media; which is owned by News Corporation, which has its headquarters in New York City.
According to Alexa Internet, MySpace is currently the world's sixth most popular website,[2] and the third most popular website in the United States,[2] though it has topped the chart on various weeks.[3] The service gradually gained more popularity than similar websites to achieve nearly 80% of visits to online social networking websites in 2006.[3] Today its traffic is similar to that of Facebook, a competing social network.[4]
The company employs 300 staff[5] and does not disclose revenues or profits separately from News Corporation. The 100 millionth account was created on August 9, 2006[6] in the Netherlands[7] and a news story claimed 106 million accounts on September 8, 2006,[8] and the site reportedly attracts 230,000 new registrations per day. As of February 3, 2008, there are over 300 million accounts.

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