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  • News Corporation unloads MySpace

    MySpace, which dominated the social-networking market in the mid-2000s before Facebook eclipsed it, has been sold by its parent company News Corporation to digital media company Specific Media, the companies have announced.

  • 10 of the world's strangest social networks

    If you crave advice on sculpting the perfect mustache, revel in the dark and mysterious world of vampires or seek a divorce from your partner, yes, there's a social network for that. Here are 10 weird and truly niche social networking sites that strive to bring together some unusual birds of a feather.

  • Facebook use grows by 700%, maintains top spot

    In April, Facebook users spent 13.9 billion minutes on the site, a dramatic hike from the year-earlier total of 1.7 billion minutes, according to a report from The Nielsen Co. The 700% increase let Facebook easily maintain its place atop the social networking business.

  • Kiwis take to Facebook

    Social networking site Facebook is gaining quickly on market leader MySpace in New Zealand.

  • MySpace reaches deal with Vodafone in UK

    Vodafone Group is counting on the social networking site to drive its UK customers to use their mobile phones for more than just talking. The two companies have struck a deal to distribute software for updating a MySpace user profile from a mobile phone, the companies has announced.

  • Turn on, tune in and drop out

    I had lunch this week with Microsoft’s new director of innovation, Brett Roberts. Brett’s been thinking, as is his wont, about the industry.