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MySpace sells for $35 million USD

on June 30, 2011 | MySpace | Comments (0)
MySpace sells for $35 million USD

MySpace has been sold for $35 million USD to US company – Specific Media (www.specificmedia.com) According to the press release MySpace is attracting 70 million users to the site, and 20 million of via a mobile devices. News Corporation purchased MySpace in 2005 for $580 million USD, so this has been a total failure that […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – June 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia -  June 2011

It’s that time of the month again where we collate our Social Media Statistics for the most popular social networking websites in Australia – June 2011. Please note I used checkfacebook.com for the Facebook stats, and for all other sites I use the Google Adplanner tool, which allows you to view Australian unique visitor stats […]

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Social Media Tools

Social Media Tools

There are many Social Media tools out there that help you monitor multiple social media sites from a single interface. We have been looking at various free tools and wanted to post a list of what we have found useful. 1. Social Mention www.socialmention.com Social Mention is a search engine that index multiple social media […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia, May 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia, May 2011

So we have had a busy May and it’s now time to collate our monthly Social Media statistics wrap up of what’s happening in Australia. For your information you can find all the statistics we are collating on our Social Media Stats page. Of course – should you have any of your own stats you […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – March 2011

on March 18, 2011 | Australia Social Media | Comments (0)
Social Media Statistics Australia - March 2011

Earlier in the year I reported the Australian Social Media statistics for January, detailing the largest and most popular social networking sites and the amount of traffic they are attracting. I thought it would be a good idea to do this again and every month moving forward. As per my previous article – I think […]

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News Corp ready to sell MySpace

on February 4, 2011 | MySpace | Comments (0)
News Corp ready to sell MySpace

News Corp bought MySpace in 2005 for $580 million, when the site was the most popular social network on the internet. At this time Facebook started to gain more traction and by 2008 was the clear leader in social networking. This equated to bad timing by News Corp, and a hugely successful product by Facebook […]

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Social Media Statistics Australia – January 2011

Social Media Statistics Australia - January 2011

With Australia day over lets look at the Social Media Statistics across Australia for January 2011 – which sites are most popular? what is the trend? and can we see any new trends/ players in the Australian market? I think the most important stat to note is the number of Unique Australian Visitors (UAVs) per […]

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MySpace to lay off half their Staff

on January 11, 2011 | MySpace | Comments (0)
MySpace to lay off half their Staff

It has been reported that MySpace, will layoff half of its 1000 employees this week. The layoffs come as the social media site tries to restructure and overhaul the company in an attempt to save itself from poor financial situation. News Corporation had invested in MySapce to broaden its reach across the globe in the […]

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