By 2004, it was transitioned from a file storage service to a social networking site.
Myspace quickly gained popularity among teenage and young adult social groups.
In February 2005, De Wolfe held talks with Mark Zuckerberg over acquiring Facebook but De Wolfe rejected Zuckerberg's $75 million asking price.
Lindsay also addresses the sexual harassment allegations surfacing in Hollywood: "If something happened to you, if you feel like you were wronged, you should speak your piece.
And I’m happy to see women brave enough to do that."The 1980s-set dance musical starring Evan Peters, Kate Mara and James Van Der Beek will debut in the summer.
A key architect was tech expert Toan Nguyen who helped stabilize the Myspace platform when Brad Greenspan asked him to join the team.
Co-founder and CTO Aber Whitcomb played an integral role in software architecture, utilizing the then superior development speed of Cold Fusion over other dynamic database driven server-side languages of the time.Freston's successor as CEO, Philippe Dauman, was quoted as saying "never, ever let another competitor beat us to the trophy".Redstone told interviewer Charlie Rose that losing My Space had been "humiliating", adding, "My Space was sitting there for the taking for 0 million" (Myspace was sold in 2012 by News Corp for million.) On November 1, 2007, Myspace and Bebo joined the Google-led Open Social alliance, which already included Friendster, Hi5, Linked In, Plaxo, Ning and Six Apart.Some employees of Myspace, including De Wolfe and Berman, were able to purchase equity in the property before My Space and its parent company e Universe (now renamed Intermix Media) was bought.In July 2005, in one of the company's first major Internet purchases, Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation (the parent company of Fox Broadcasting and other media enterprises) purchased Myspace for US0 million.Even though they’re like unicorns and only let us know they’re together on one full moon of the year.