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Facebook is larger than MySpace ever was, but it's not going to last forever. Give it four years, it's popularity will decline. And yes, something else, for better or for worse, will replace it.
Facebook won't vanish until another advertising platform becomes superior to it. To a large extent the advertisers determine what succeeds and what doesn't. Big projects that are used by 100s of millions of people can't get off the ground without money, and money comes from advertising. Right now Facebook is the crème de la crème of advertising.
    
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Myspace sucked from the beginning all of the controls in it were so wonky and out of date. If they reworked it a long time ago made things more simplistic and kept to the basics of everything it would be outstanding. I hope Facebook does not follow down the same path although sometimes I can't help to feel it would be impossible. Some people complain about dated looks and feel. I rather have the same interface that works and has function.
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post #43 of 51
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Yes, unfortunately some things get so large (popular) that it's almost impossible for them to fail; it gets to the point where they are ingrained into society as the norm.

McDonalds, Walmart, Google - take your pick of examples
Until the last few years, Myspace was one of them.

What ever happened to Palm Pilot. Webcrawler. Pets.com. Netscape. Etc...
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Just wait till Facebook goes the same way, and it will.
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Myspace was adopted by Artist, Musicians (even famous ones), and the general public..

Facebook on the other hand was mainly just adopted by the general public, and wasn't Myspace first?
Edited by _GTech - 1/19/11 at 11:09am
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last time i used facebook.... checks...

april of 2010 was to go check out some local bands however at the time you were unable to sort by location as they'd taken this feature away, before taht it'd been atleast a year sense i checked it. myspace is to highschool as is facebook is to college+
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What's myspace?
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AOL, Cheetah Chat, Friendster ETC ETC... Probably many more I'm not thinking of.
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Who cares about MySpace, none of my friends in class use it anyway, so good riddance to it.
    
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I'm sure the people whom are relying on it staying afloat for their having a job, don't feel quite the same way.
Edited by Trigunflame - 1/22/11 at 1:09am
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Myspace just cluttered itself with advertising in 2007, which imo, is the reason everyone went to facebook (because facebook is also easier to navigate)

Now they're finding more advertising investors?

Such fail is not explainable
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