When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users
Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
From the Momo Challenge to Porn Laws, We Clearly Need Digital Natives in Charge
Numerous recent stories have shown how much harm people who don't get technology can do.
People Told Us The Worst Songs They Uploaded to MySpace
They’ve lost more than 50 million songs by over 10 million artists. Here are some of the tracks our staff thought would make them famous.
Noisey UK Staff
Solange Reviving BlackPlanet Is a Nod to OG Black Twitter
The 1999 site was futuristic for its time, birthed black Twitter and influenced the rest of the web.
Oli Sykes Doesn’t Care If You Love Him
From fronting a hated metalcore act to an adored stadium rock band, Sykes spoke to us about love/hate and the sixth Bring Me The Horizon album, amo.
Rest In Peace SCUZZ, the Best Rock TV Channel Ever
You (and the fact that you played "Sorry You're Not a Winner" by Enter Shikari in 2018) will be greatly missed.
Noisey UK Staff
‘Jennifer’s Body’ Captured Myspace-Emo Camp in All Its Glory
Diablo Cody’s underrated cult classic turns nine this week – we look back on how it juggled bisexuality, desire and early 2000s mainstream emo.
We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us
We Reviewed Literally Whatever You Sent Us, Volume 24
Everyone has way too much time on their hands.
“My Name’s Will Bevan”: 10 Years Since Burial’s Unmasking
A decade ago this month, Burial revealed his identity on MySpace – is it now impossible to have a secret one?
The Search for the Legendary Italian Musician Who Vanished into Thin Air
He was supposed to be the Bon Iver of Italy, but in 2013 he and his music disappeared without a trace. I tracked him down in Berlin five years later to find out why.
Kate Nash Legit Wrote the Most Relatable Ode to Shitty Relationships
I mean "Foundations" – more casually known as the song in which she rhymes "bittah" with "fittah".
Old MySpace Profile of The Week
A Deep Dive into Katy Perry’s 2007 Myspace Page
What is Katy Perry if not a designer brand-wearing roller skater taking pictures of her cat in corn rows?