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tech-social-media

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.
Joseph Cox
6.25.19
Technology

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.
Tom Whyman
3.26.19
Remembering Things

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
3.20.19
Culture

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.
Taylor Hosking
3.4.19
PROFILES

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.
Hannah Ewens
1.16.19
RIP

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
11.14.18
Remembering Things

‘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.
Hannah Ewens
11.6.18
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.
Colin Joyce
Dessie Jackson
Eric Sundermann
11.1.18
Remembering Things

“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?
Kyle MacNeill
8.16.18
Features

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.
Enrico Pitzianti
3.13.18
Remembering Things

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".
Daisy Jones
4.20.17
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?
Emma Garland
1.10.17
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