• Social Site Rankings (September, 2007)

    Did you know that Imeem is the fastest-growing social site in the U.S (up 1,590 percent in monthly uniques). And that AIM Pages is growing slightly faster than Digg (345 percent growth versus 323 percent)? Well, at least according to comScore. I asked comScore to do a ranking of social sites in the U.S. and then I reordered the list by growth rate. Here it is: Here are my takeaways. … Read More

  • AIM Pages Launches – First Impression

    AIM Pages, the new AOL Myspace competitor that we’ve been buzzing about for the last couple of weeks, launched this morning at First impression: The site is clean and organized (something I’m not sure the Myspace crowd wants), and module based (about me, photos, etc.). Modules can be dragged to any point on the screen. It’s not working properly with Firefox… Read More

  • AIM Pages: First Screenshot

    More information on AOL’s AIM Pages (the “Myspace Killer“) is out. Staci Kramer at PaidContent has some information and posted a screen shot, below. As we previously reported, the URL for each user will be[username]: Read More

  • More Details on AOL's "MySpace Killer"

    Ted Leonsis at AOL writes about the recent AOL “MySpace Killer” rumors. Here are the additional details he gives: Here’s a better way of looking at it. The AIM Buddy List (which was introduced 10 years ago) was the orignial social network, and it has 43 million AIM and Buddy List users. We’re working on adding functionality to AIM that will really open it up… Read More

  • AOL To Launch "Myspace Killer"

    AOL may be preparing to launch a Myspace-type social network sometime in the next few weeks, says Dave Winer. This went from rumor to “confirmed likely” in posts and comments by Jason Calacanis and Jordan Running (also here) (both now at AOL). A comment in the last link suggests that the new service will be open to non AOL members. This market is red hot. Mature players like… Read More