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Jennifer January 30, 2008 at 6:46 PM

Love your myspace page and you are still a youngin’ to me! Pink/Green is the way to go according to you and my Momma! 😉 Stay fierce with it sistah!
I know many people via myspace too who REFUSE to be on other websites and I actually have met some cool people via myspace who are artists on there. So, I am not leaving!
Myspace power! 😉


Liz January 31, 2008 at 12:17 AM

Thanks Jennifer! lol. It’s weird, INTERNET Time goes by so fast. Anything I did on the web a year ago always feels more like 5 years ago. 2003 feels like eons in Internet Time.
I think a lot of geeks on the web like to reminisce about what is good and bad about the web, but really, no matter what *is* actually good livelihood is always wherever the masses are. MySpace has a firm grip on everyone right now, and there’s not much we can do about it. So, suck it up, keep it moving and stop with these petty protest days.


Hannibal Tabu January 31, 2008 at 1:12 AM

I always see fresh MySpace layouts like yours, and I think about freaking it myself …
Then I remember that content is king in my world — the text is more important than the presentation. Your statements about how hard it is to hack — which I experienced a little last year when I participated in the ill-considered Entourage contest — made me tired. I’ll take plain old vanilla flavored HTML any day of the week myself, if I feel the need to design. Which is rare these days.
I was thinking about the dominance of MySpace tonight, especially since I opened my first Facebook page the other day (and yet you haven’t befriended me there — what up? >8^). If I’d have come to Facebook first — heck, if everyone had — it could have been a contender. But MySpace is too entrenched now, too much a fact of life, from movie campaigns to its shockingly large populace. The UI twitchiness of Facebook doesn’t help — how long did it take me to find out how to make a badge? — so, like internal combustion engines and the electoral college, we gotta make due with what we’ve got, I suppose.


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