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Mon, 12 Mar 2007 04:24:18 +0000Umm virb.com sucks. I been invited and they are trying to claim they are better when cleary there not. Sorry but Virb has nothing really special there. Myspace has more features but won't argue it isn't the best it could be. Myspace is ok, just needs more protection features, a better look and coding.
Sat, 10 Mar 2007 08:45:25 +0000Myspace 2 has to be done b/c we teenagers cant always live off the old myspace, we need a new myspace...
Tue, 06 Mar 2007 22:16:21 +0000[...] Original post by Scrivs [...]
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 03:56:30 +0000(to clarify) I think upgrading in parallel now, as a service to anyone interested, would be great: http://beta.myspace.com
Tue, 13 Feb 2007 03:53:02 +0000MySpace will not significantly lose visitors because of it's horrid layout, and will not gain visitors by improving it. The whole "wait until they start to fade, then upgrade!" thing doesn't fly to me. The value is in the people and the social interaction.
Sun, 11 Feb 2007 01:29:51 +0000The problem with myspace is that the way it's designed, it's very difficult to create good code for. Design shouldn't be a challenge, and users would highly embrace an easier (hopefully, standards upholding) design system. I know I would switch in a heartbeat.
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:37:15 +0000Good idea Scrivs, you just create a beta site on another set of servers and allow people to move their accounts over. Or it could even be like when Livejournal moved to their new styling system... people had the option of switching to S2 and redesigning their Journals with pre-made styles. MySpace users like to screw around with their layouts every so often so there's no reason why they wouldn't want to move to a new system and do things over again.
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 07:21:30 +0000I don't see how they've locked themselves into their current situation, it's just like with Apple's transition to Intel processors. Continue producing Mac applications that can run on both PowerPC and Intel platforms while nudging new Apple buyers to invest in the new processor to aid its adoption. MySpace could work on "v2.0" and add a whole lot of new features, and just tell people that these new features only work if you change your profile over to the new template style. Want to keep your old profile? That's no problem, we built-in a translator that lets your old profiles work on the new system, albeit without the brand new features. They have enough employees that they could section off a small team to work on "v2.0" while MySpace popularity is riding high, but if it ever falls off like Friendster did (or the countless others) then they could flip the extra team into high gear and prepare that 2.0 version for launch. It's a win-win scenario - current users get to keep their profiles with no updating, and then if you want to update then MySpace will provide translation tools for the new template engine and then you get access to the new features.
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 00:49:28 +0000[...] Why Myspace 2 Should Be Done I agree that when something becomes an ugly mess like MySpace the best thing is to start over. But that’s all the more reason to let it die. (tags: myspace) [...]
Tue, 30 Jan 2007 00:21:21 +0000Let's take your Half-Life to WoW example. Replace it with Asherson's Call 1 and 2. AC1 is still being played today. AC2 with better graphics, more features failed. Why? Because people were happy with AC1. Enter MySpace. The people (like you) that think it should be redone because it's ugly and clunky aren't their target audience. MySpace is continuously changing because their members are constantly adding/removing content from their sites. You're saying MySpace can't change where it is so set up another area (and the costs associated with it) for the next version. This is the exact reason why MySpace should die and something else takes their place. Because they didn't have enough foresight to make a system that could expand and be upgraded with features (without mass problems) to remain competitive. That's the problem with a lot of companies - they don't have a thorough business plan.