The ghost of MySpace looms large over social media in 2023

The ghost of MySpace looms large over social media in 2023
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Peter Griffin
The social media scene, so integral to hosting online discussion and the rapid spread of information (and misinformation), will likely look quite different by year’s end.Facebook and Twitter, the two social platforms that have dominated the English-speaking world for the best part of 15 years, had a trainwreck of a year in 2022 – for quite different reasons.Facebook owner Meta has two major problems. First, growth in its three core social media platforms, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has peaked and will likely sink into negativ...

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