Welcome / Myspace Basics
Myspace is the premier lifestyle portal for connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a positive impact on the world. Myspace users find old friends and family members, plan their social lives, discover new music, promote charities and civic causes, and express themselves creatively on their Myspace pages. Myspace is a new mechanism of communication and self expression for the Internet generation.
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Why Teens Are on Myspace
Millions of people have created personal profiles on MySpace, but it is an activity that has resonated especially with adolescents. In fact, 61% of teenagers have a personal profile on a social networking site. Teens 13 and older use Myspace to connect with friends and find others that share similar interests. Myspace plays an important communication and social support role in teens' daily lives. They are using Myspace to express themselves, their thoughts, ideas, creativity, and opinions on politics, art, music and life. The site also provides a place for teens to discover and showcase their various talents, such as filmmaking, comedy and music.
Good Things Happening on Myspace
Myspace has taken an active role in mobilizing users to get involved in politics, philanthropy, and community activities, in addition to developing content around our user's interests including music, books, comedy, and film.
Myspace dedicates significant resources to helping organizations tackle issues ranging from global to local. Myspace provides an ideal setting for uniting people with a shared purpose to communicate and make a difference in the world.
Myspace is deeply rooted in the music community. From up and coming artists to established bands to music lovers searching for their new favorite song, Myspace provides a foundation for more than three million bands using the site to engage with fans, share songs, and post tour dates.
The same way Myspace has allowed musicians and fans to connect and discover new music, MySpace is bringing fans closer than ever to upcoming movies, documentaries, and filmmakers on the rise.
Myspace launched its Film Channel during the 2006 Sundance Film Festival by creating a community to engage aspiring and established movie makers both online and offline. Users can upload documentaries, shorts, animated films and other projects to a "Filmmaker" profile and connect with other aspiring artists.