MySpace is mere hours away from their big redesign push (our early review is here). If you’ve got nothing to do until midnight California time, spend it perusing this document. It is, according to an anonymous source that claims to work at MySpace, an internal MySpace document showing traffic and engagement by age band.
And it’s on Google, publicly.
The document shows MySpace traffic from August 1 to September 30, 2010. It’s broken down by property (MySpace.com, photos, mobile, music, etc.), age and sex. You can see, for example, that on September 28, 284,579 people between 18-24 viewed their “Account Settings” page.
I downloaded the spreadsheet in the very likely event public access is removed once MySpace discovers the “private” setting. Or they just put it, you know, on their own servers.
MySpace is one of the world’s largest social networks, with about 125 million users. Originally inspired by Friendster, MySpace quickly grew to become the world’s largest social network, before being overtaken by Facebook. User pages are highly customizable and support integration with widgets such as Slide or YouTube. MySpace provides users with a way to connect around content and culture. MySpace was started as a side project of the internet marketing company eUniverse (now called Intermix Media) in August...