Is Cyworld the next MySpace? Video
In part two of an interview with CNET's Neha Tiwari, Larry Magid, co-author of "MySpace Unraveled: What it is and how to use it safely," offers safety advice and addresses issues like parents snooping on their kids and why MySpace is the subject of so much criticism.
CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari speaks with Larry Magid, co-author of "MySpace Unraveled," on how the social network should monitor the age of its users. They also discuss the pros and cons of having a privacy option for one's profile.
CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari takes a hands-on approach to Famster.com, a new closed-networking site that aims to create a place where families can connect. The site has photo/video uploads, avatars, recipe books, blogs and more, plus security features like a new IM feature that makes it possible for kids to surf the Web safely. Is Famster strengthening family ties or just another social-networking site?
Equinix is responsible for holding massive amounts of data, including storage for popular sites like MySpace.com. Take a tour of the facilities, and see how much energy it takes to keep the Web alive. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari reports.
ZDNet takes a look at a demonstration of how functionality from the Flixster social movie review site can be piped directly into a MySpace.com profile using Google's OpenSocial framework as the connective tissue between the two sites.
CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari takes a hands-on approach to Famster.com, a new closed-networking site that aims to create a place where families can connect. The site has photo/video uploads, avatars, recipe books, blogs and more, plus security features like
Cyworld officially launched in the U.S. on Tuesday, and CNET News.com was there to speak with CEO Henry Chon about what to expect from the company. Are we going to see the wildly popular Cyworld mobile in the U.S. anytime soon?
What happens when you combine San Francisco, music, drinks and real-life avatars? You get the second annual Second Life Community Convention kick-off party. CNET's Neha Tiwari spoke with Philip Rosedale, CEO and founder of "Second Life" publisher Linden Lab, as well as event organizers and members of the community, about their experiences with the social-networking site.
At the F8 event in San Francisco, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook.com's founder, announces that the social-networking company will accept third-party applications on the site. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari talks with Glimpse, Attendio, Uber, Bunchball and Plum about how they plan to display their widgets on Facebook.
Stanford student Megan Zoback, a one-time intern for Jaxtr, is spreading the word about the company's effort to bring online calling into the MySpace.com era--with no need to download software. CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari listens in on Zoback's primer. (Note: Zoback currently has no formal relation with the VoIP company and has not been compensated for her use of the free service.) \r\n\r\n