• Confirmed: Former AOL Exec Mike Jones To Take COO Role At MySpace

    We’ve confirmed our story from the weekend that former AOL exec Mike Jones will become the COO of MySpace. This makes him the number 2 executive of the reorganized News Corp. subsidiary under new CEO Owen Van Natta. A third new executive may also be announced later today. An announcement will be made later this morning. Jones and Van Natta will join Jonathan Miller, the CEO Digital Media… Read More

  • Former AOL Exec Mike Jones To Become No. 2 At MySpace

    One thing MySpace has is a lot of holes in the executive ranks. Founding CEO Chris DeWolfe has been hurriedly replaced by Owen Van Natta (our thoughts on that are well known). Cofounder and President Tom Anderson is having “discussions” about “assuming a new role in the organization.” And last month three of the top (and most capable) execs (COO, SVP Product Strategy and… Read More

  • Tsavo Strays From The Acquisition Model, Develops Three Lifestyle Blogs

    Start-up Tsavo Media, an online media network started by UserPlane founder Mike Jones, has officially added a trio of new blogs, Manolith, Twirlit and KidGlue to its growing media mini-empire. Tsavo, who has appeared to implement a growth by acquisition strategy since its start in September, opted to develop the three blogs in-house. Read More

  • Second Authority-Based Twitter Search Engine Launches: Twithority

    As bloggers continue to debate the finer points of nothing, yet another entrepreneur has gone out and just built a filtered search engine for Twitter. A couple of days ago Twitority launched (although it appears to be down now). Today, it’s Twithority, by the same guys at Tsavo that created Daymix. Twithority is notably faster in returning results, and it looks farther back (1,000 results v. Read More