MySpace all over again: Facebook gets GIFs, Ep. 135 Video
MySpace all over again: Facebook gets GIFs, Ep. 135 Video Transcript
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The Sony Walkman has a new karaoke mode, Facebook gets a small update to events pages, and MySpace acquires Threadbox.
Facebook and MySpace do some serious trash talking in this spot spoofing a Mac advertisement.
Facebook and MySpace do some serious trash talking in this spot spoofing Mac ads. The video features CNET's Josh Lowensohn as Facebook, Tim Moynihan as MySpace and Veronica Belmont as the poker. Click here to read more about the video.
Cyworld.com will officially be released in the U.S. on Aug. 15, 2006. The site recalls "The Sims" or "Second Life" with the incorporation of avatars, but is similar to MySpace.com in its more basic functions (photo uploading, journaling, networking). CNET's Neha Tiwari, a self-proclaimed social-networking site addict, explores Cyworld to see how it stacks up to MySpace. Read Neha's blog on the subject here.
Facebook launches single sign-on for mobile, Microsoft expects to sell 5 million Kinect units before the year is out, and MySpace gets a firm warning from the big chief, Rupert Murdoch.
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.
Skype releases an updated app for Android that supports video chatting, hackers shut down al-Qaeda's online distribution of videos and statements, and Justin Timberlake takes an ownership stake in Specific Media as it buys MySpace from News Corp.
We got word on a MySpace Bulletin post that CNET's Sharon Vaknin is in the office, so we force her to guest-host today's episode and talk to us about social networking nostalgia, the mystery behind liveblog traffic, and a social experiment that lets you donate clothing from your rival school to the homeless.
All the news today was totally shocking: MySpace and Facebook having an announcement? Together? Stuxnet now the "biggest threat to industry" everywhere? National Unfriend day!? What!? Also, the scariest robot we've ever seen: Snakebot. Oh, and I have my own dirt track to nowhere in the UK. Suck on that, haters. --Molly
- Too much time on Facebook? Give yourself an electric shock
- Craving attention? Turn heads with these video earrings
- Alert! GIFs now 'work' on Facebook, thanks to Giphy
- Say hello to a teeny tiny working Mac
- Haptix sensor makes any surface multitouch
- Antique sofa finds balance through robotics
- Celebrity-branded tech products that shouldn't exist
- Crave giveaway: Two tiny Wi-Fi mobile storage devices from SanDisk
- Uniface mask: Glue on some bionic skin, feel fabulous