Facebook certainly established itself as the premier social networking site on the planet in 2010. The upcoming year will be interesting to watch, as the giant’s competitors examine new ways to reinvent themselves. MySpace President Mike Jones weighs in on a turbulent year, in socaltech.com’s year end interview with the top tech movers and shakers.
What was the biggest news for you/your firm this year?
The biggest news was a complete, new launch of a new product, strategy and brand. For us, it was a big departure from social networking and a new commitment to social entertainment.
What are the technologies, companies, or things you think the community ought to pay the most attention to in 2011?
One is to watch the companies who have the ability to leverage the power of social. The second thing, is to look at companies who are creating value on mobile and the web that is not advertising based. The third one, of course, is Myspace!