Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>
The newest innovation for bands whose music is on MySpace, which you might remember as the hot social network of the mid-to-late aughts: An easy way to move all the content they uploaded lo those many years ago over to their Facebook page! "Wow your fans with a fully customizable, content-ric ... More >>
Turn that smile upside down!Remember Friendster? One time we met someone on Friendster, a date, in fact, and we went to a vegan restaurant in the West Village (not that we were vegan), and we ate something that looked like meat but wasn't, and was really weirdly chewy, and then we never spoke ... More >>
Outdated social media sites are taking a beating this month. In addition to today's news that Friendster will be shutting down, Fleet Foxes frontman Robin Pecknold's charge against the slightly older "a/s/l" site MySpace seems to be gaining steam. Pecknold tweeted earlier this month that he w ... More >>
There's only one album on earth like Weezer's Pinkerton, and thank God for that
Having gotten MySpace and Facebook to remove 3,533 members with a record of sexual predation in 2009, attorney general Andrew Cuomo has facilitated another sweep of other social networking sites and gotten 803 other registered sex offenders removed from their buddy lists. The newly-scrubbed sites ... More >>
There are currently more than 120 Joe Jonases, at least 45 George Bushes, and exactly 13 Octomoms on Twitter. And while fake social networking profiles have been around since the dark ages of Friendster, the newest crop of Fakesters have embraced the most massive venue for Internet oversharers, th ... More >>
I don't even know what Twitter is, but I say to hell with it! I'm just recovering from the organized movement of people begging me to drink the Kool-Aid and join Facebook, and now THIS has become the hot communal cult activity--a "social networking service" of "tweets" and "microblogging". As cert ... More >>
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