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.
Authorities Need to Understand the Internet in Order to Police It
The Momo challenge is just one example of 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
MySpace Lost 12 Years of Music in 'Server Migration'
Say goodbye to your high school emo band—music uploaded between 2003-2015 may no longer be accessible.
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 too.
Bring Me the Horizon's 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' Is a Cult Classic That Captured Myspace-Emo in All Its Glory
Diablo Cody’s underrated film 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.
10 Years After Burial’s Unmasking, He's Still a Superhero
A decade ago this month, Burial revealed his identity on MySpace—is it now impossible to have a secret one?
Actually, Myspace Sold Your Data Too
In the wake of Facebook’s privacy debacle, Myspace Tom has emerged as an unlikely hero. But the platform he built and the data you put on Myspace continues to help advertisers target its old users.
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.