MySpace,music and demographics
October 30th, 2006

“The social networking site MySpace.com will use audio fingerprinting technology by Gracenote to block users from uploading copyright music to the site, the company said Monday,”this SFGate.com article reports.In another article from the same source it says “according to a September study of YouTube users by Nielsen NetRatings, a leading online analyst, one-third of the video sharing site’s audience is over 45 years old. The same research found that more than 30 percent of the folks flitting about social networking powerhouse MySpace.com are between 35 and 49; 27 percent are over 45. A third of iTunes users are in their wealth-building years. Even the audience for Xanga.com, a less-heralded online social networker, is stumbling toward middle age, with 20 percent of its population over 45”.

MySpace to begin filtering music files using Gracenote system


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