Monday, March 9, 2015
Pervical: Why MySpace Was A Spaghetti-Ball Mess
Wonder why once dominant social networking site MySpace--once the poster child for the Los Angeles technology startup world---failed under News Corp? Former MySpace VP Sean Percival says it was a "spaghetti-ball mess". The Guardian shares Pervical's lessons drawn from his time at MySpace and talks about what went wrong. Percival--now in the Bay Area--also talks about MySpace's failed attempt to purchase Spotify, and why bureaucracy killed MySpace.