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and move it to the head of the pack of social networking websites.
A key architect was tech expert Toan Nguyen who helped stabilize the Myspace platform when Brad Greenspan asked him to join the team.
There are several suggested explanations for its decline, including the fact that it stuck to a "portal strategy" of building an audience around entertainment and music, whereas Facebook and Twitter continually added new features to improve the social-networking experience. Gittelman suggested that the 0 million three-year advertisement deal with Google while being a short-term cash windfall, was a handicap in the long run.
That deal required Myspace to place even more ads on its already heavily advertised space, which made the site slow, more difficult to use, and less flexible.
The products division had introduced many features (communication tools such as instant messaging, a classifieds program, a video player, a music player, a virtual karaoke machine, a self-serve advertising platform, profile-editing tools, security systems, privacy filters, and Myspace book lists, among others).
However, the features were often buggy and slow as there was insufficient testing, measuring, and iterating.
That resulted in De Wolfe and Anderson gradually losing their status within Murdoch's inner circle of executives, plus De Wolfe's mentor Peter Chernin, the President and COO of News Corp.
who was based in Los Angeles, departed the company.
A friend, who also worked in the data storage business, reminded Chris De Wolfe that he had earlier bought the domain My
Myspace quickly gained popularity among teenagers and young adults.
In February 2005, De Wolfe held talks with Mark Zuckerberg over acquiring Facebook but De Wolfe rejected Zuckerberg's million offer.
Myspace (stylized as myspace) is an American social networking website offering an interactive, user-submitted network of friends, personal profiles, blogs, groups, photos, music, and videos.
Myspace was the largest social networking site in the world from 2005 to 2008. In August 2003, several e Universe employees with Friendster accounts saw potential in its social networking features.
A complete infrastructure of finance, human resources, technical expertise, bandwidth, and server capacity was available for the site.