Facebook vs. Myspace

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Facebook vs. MySpace
Martese Porchia
February 8, 2012
University of Phoenix
David Zhang

Today, social networking is at its highest. Who needs a cell phone when you can type away & share you’re most inner thoughts, personal information, photos & your life stories with family & friends by just a click of a button. With technology expanding, most people prefer social networking to read about what’s hot, current events, family events, parties, etc. Two of the most popular websites where all the social networking takes place is Facebook and MySpace. Similarities vs. Differences

Although Facebook is more popular than MySpace, they both serve the same purpose which is allowing individuals to keep in contact with family and friends from around the globe; also having the ability to make new friends as well. MySpace was the first to reach the social network scene. Users had the ability to be creative by creating a page that matches their personalities and/or beliefs along with posting photos and personal information. Facebook on the other hand have a standard page that everyone uses, but it gives you the ability to post a status anytime you want about anything you want. It would show up on your personal page and the Newsfeed where you are able to see what all your friends are posting as well. Unlike MySpace, Facebook gives users the ability to tag others in photos and their statuses automatically notifying the person who is being tag. MySpace & Facebook allows users to post videos such as YouTube to their personal pages. Facebook has become more popular than MySpace because users have more things to work without focusing on just creating your personal page like what is done on MySpace. Facebook is more user friendly and easier managed because their look is simple which allows users to focus on the other activities the site has to offer. MySpace seems cluttered once you put all your information and photos all on one page. It is very...
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