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MySpace Creator: We Had Video Chat Years Ago

People weren't ready for it then, but they are now: Tom Anderson

(Newser) - News that Facebook is teaming up with Skype must have sounded like deja vu to MySpace founder Tom Anderson. In a Google+ post , he notes that MySpace partnered with Skype in 2007 and had video chats three years before that, reports PC Magazine . But Anderson isn't joining the critics... More »

Murdoch: I'm Not Cowed by Recession, Chernin Exit

MySpace co-founder denies rumors he's considering jumping ship

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch is touting his own "contrarian" tendencies as what will see News Corp. through the current recession and the implosion of the print media business. “In the past, we have met downturns with vigor, often departing from the herd. We have emerged much stronger," he said... More »

MySpace Launches Celeb Portal

New section will offer celebrity profiles, news, and gossip

(Newser) - MySpace is rolling out a new section today dedicated to celebrity news and personalities, CNET reports. “MySpace Celebrity” will provide entertainment news, celebrity profiles, and gossip from People magazine, as well as video content. It will also index official celebrity MySpace profiles—which numbered more than 300 at launch. More »

Your First Friend Lied About His Age

MySpace's Tom is actually almost 37; did he fudge for kid cred?

(Newser) - He was your first friend. And now Tom Anderson, MySpace’s co-founder, is a liar, Newsweek reports. Tom's profile says he's 32, and he claims to have been 27 when he launched the social networking site. But public records reveal he'll be 37 next month. Could Tom have made the... More »

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