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MySpace, meet the new new MySpace. It’s called Twitter. According to Hitwise, a web traffic intelligence company, Twitter has overtaken MySpace in the UK. In August, Twitter.com became the 27th most-visited web site in the UK, one position ahead of MySpace. The Twitter service itself must […]

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MySpace, meet the new new MySpace. It’s called Twitter. According to Hitwise, a web traffic intelligence company, Twitter has overtaken MySpace in the UK. In August, Twitter.com became the 27th most-visited web site in the UK, one position ahead of MySpace. The Twitter service itself must be even more powerful, since this data is restricted only to visits to Twitter.com — and we know that the majority of Twitter’s users come to the service from third-party applications such as TweetDeck. Twitter has been growing like crazy over the past few months. Yesterday, Data Center Knowledge reported that Twitter’s growth is putting strains on the infrastructure of its data center provider, NTT America. Twitter’s growth and MySpace’s fall from grace is a sign that nothing is permanent in the ephemeral world of social networks. What’s hot today could be not tomorrow.

  1. [...] » Twitter Overtakes MySpace in the UK [...]

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  2. What’s hot tTwingly a Swedish startup has already given us a microblogging search tool, a search engine and a global ranking for blogs. But now it has come with a very new product called Twingly Channels.
    This site sounds good and it could be incredibly useful for aggregating RSS feeds, tracking specific content on blogs and microblogs and the ranking system to filter content is different.
    We shall wait till October to watch the channel!oday could be not tomorrow in the world of social networks, public juice up until a thing seems to be effective for them. Today Twitter overtakes, it won’t be consistent, sure there will be a change.

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  3. [...] But with all the leadership shakeups happening at the social network, will MySpace users notice a difference? The company is in the midst of rolling out a new email service and the iLike acquisition is sure to bring some changes. One way or another, Van Natta is clearly doing what he can to keep the floundering social network afloat amidst the growing popularity of Facebook and Twitter. [...]

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  4. [...] some eyebrows in light of the degree to which the social network has been losing market share to Twitter and Facebook — Dodsworth himself admitted that MySpace is “a declining platform in terms [...]

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  5. [...] and profile page on the social network, symbolizing MySpace’s efforts to piggyback off of the micro-messaging service’s growing popularity. The syncing function will let people cross-post their status updates from either Twitter or [...]

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  6. [...] on social networks, up from 6 percent during the same period a year ago, suggesting that sites like Twitter and Facebook have not only grown their audience size, but augmented user engagement. Meanwhile, [...]

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  7. [...] on social networks, up from 6 percent during the same period a year ago, suggesting that sites like Twitter and Facebook have not only grown their audience size, but augmented user engagement. Meanwhile, [...]

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