MySpace Shoots Large Hole In Foot?

MySpace Shoots Large Hole In Foot?

User-generated haven MySpace recently made the bold move to stop Widgets from running on user pages. Users were adding widgets to their gaudy pages to play songs, videos, the weather. A few weeks ago, MySpace decided to block all widgets that weren't MySpace widgets - maybe as a step towards commercializing the content on the user generated pages.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 1 march 2007

User-generated haven MySpace recently made the bold move to stop Widgets from running on user pages. Users were adding widgets to their gaudy pages to play songs, videos, the weather. A few weeks ago, MySpace decided to block all widgets that weren’t MySpace widgets – maybe as a step towards commercializing the content on the user generated pages.

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