“We’re hoping to modernize the curriculum to make coding easier to teach,” said Hadi Partovi, creator of Code.org.
Editor’s Pick One thing Myspace doesn’t have that it really, really should? A licensing deal to play music from a slew of major indie labels.
Shockingly, most people didn’t want a social network in their email inbox, so the experiment that consisted of Google taking your inbox and insta-poofing a social network into sudden awkward existence never had a prayer of upsetting Facebook, Twitter, or even MySpace.
Facebook’s coming video ads will be disruptive, interrupt people, and run the risk of Facebook becoming the very social network it supplanted, according to at least one online advertising executive.
Facebook causes Americans more stress than any other social network. But it’s also the network with the most positive effect on our moods.
Editor’s Pick This is no redesign. It’s a new product with a new purpose and a design meant to evoke emotion. And, if you have the patience to get used to a whole new experience, it’s addictive.
Editor’s Pick MySpace might be a joke to many. But it is no laughing matter for Tim and Chris Vanderhook, brothers not grim about the social network’s chances at a full-fledged comeback.
ComScore released its July 2012 Top 50 web properties in the U.S. report yesterday, and it has a few surprises.
Remember when Facebook only showed three ads on each page? And when the company moved to four in 2010? More recently, the company has been at six, and I’m currently seeing seven, but Facebook is now testing up to 10 ads per page … and I’m thinking of some ancient history.
Myspace’s new owner, Specific Media, said Wednesday that Emmy- and Grammy-Award winning artist Justin Timberlake will take an undisclosed stake in the newly acquired company.
Myspace’s parent company News Corp. has sold the social networking site for $35 million to Specific Media, reports All Things Digital.
Myspace’s parent company News Corp. is in the final stages of selling the under-performing social network for $20 – $30 million, reports All Things Digital.
The once great social networking site Myspace is expected to make big cuts to its employee ranks Wednesday, reports Gawker.
Here’s our roundup of the week’s tech business news. First, the most popular stories that VentureBeat published in the last seven days:
The Wall Street Journal is fighting back against an article today by TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington (pictured) that claims the newspaper pulled its punches when examining whether or not online social networks were inappropriately leaking personal information about users to advertisers.