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Social Roots by Andrew Weir, Cindy Gordon

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CHAPTER 5

Myspace

Founded

August 2003, as a division of eUniverse.

Relaunched July 2013, as a division of Specific Media.

Founders

Chris DeWolfe

Tom Anderson

Josh Nerman

Current Management

Specific Media LLC

Overview

Private company owned by Specific Media LLC

Headquartered in Beverly Hills, California

Revenue: Unknown

Net income: Unknown

Market capitalization: Not applicable

Website: www.myspace.com

Alexa Global Rank (February 2014): 8921

Members: Unknown

Timeline

August 2003—Founded by eUniverse.

January 2004—Surpasses Friendster in user numbers.

April 2004—Myspace Music debuts and is an instant hit.

June 2005—Passes Google in web traffic.

June 2006—Myspace UK is launched.

August 2006—Google and Myspace reach an advertising deal with $900 million. ...

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