In Brief

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.

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.

What the step did is restrict the freedom and anarchy that fueled the boom of MySpace. Will users flee from the service?

Fast Company blog says:

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