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Welcome back, top friends lists: Spacehey is the new Myspace

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A new social website has resurrected the look and feel of MySpace from the early 2000s. With customizable profiles, top friends, and no intrusive targeted ads, SpaceHey is taking users on a nostalgic trip through the early years of online media.

“There is no suggested content begging for your attention,” according to the about page on SpaceHey, which was launched in 2020 by German coder Anton Röhm. On November 11, SpaceHey surpassed 200,000 users.

The original MySpace was once one of the world’s most popular websites. The site experienced a rapid decline in the early 2010s due to competition from Facebook, and it went through a number of acquisitions.

The popularity of the retro social network site comes shortly after Mark Zuckerberg’s rebranding of Facebook as ‘Meta’ to create a separate umbrella under which his social media empire, which includes Instagram and WhatsApp, can exist.

 

TAYLOR KNIGHT:

IF YOU’VE HAD IT WITH FACEBOOK – NOW YOU CAN GO BACK TO A SOCIAL NETWORK FROM A LONG TIME AGO.  

MYSPACE IS LEGENDARY- AMERICA WOKE UP EVERYDAY TO TOM AND THEIR TOP FRIENDS.

A NEW WEBSITE IS LOOKING TO RECAPTURE THE FEELINGS OF THE EARLY DAYS OF SOCIAL MEDIA. THINK ‘MYSPACE’ – BACK FROM THE DEAD. 

IT’S CALLED ‘SPACEHEY’. LAUNCHED IN NOVEMBER OF LAST YEAR – THE PLATFORM PASSED TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND USERS THIS WEEK. 

THE COMPANY BEHIND IT WANTS TO SIMPLIFY THE SOCIAL MEDIA EXPERIENCE  WITH “ALL THE THINGS YOU MISSED MOST ABOUT SOCIAL NETWORKS” THAT “HAS NO ALGORITHMS, NO TRACKING, AND NO PERSONALIZED ADS.”

THE SITE EVEN ALLOWS USERS TO CUSTOMIZE THEIR PROFILES BY ADDING CUSTOM HTML AND CSS CODES – A FEATURE THE FOUNDER BASED OFF OF MYSPACE.

TWITTER USER, MICK WONDERS IF THEIR OLD FALL OUT BOYS CODE FROM MYSPACE WILL WORK ON SPACEHEY.  

MANY MILLENNIALS ARE MAKING THEIR WAY BACK TO THE APP – EXCITED TO HAVE THE RETRO SOCIAL NETWORK BACK.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT SPACEHHEY? DO YOU PLAN ON SIGNING UP?

LET US KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW.  

A new social website has resurrected the look and feel of MySpace from the early 2000s. With customizable profiles, top friends, and no intrusive targeted ads, SpaceHey is taking users on a nostalgic trip through the early years of online media.

“There is no suggested content begging for your attention,” according to the about page on SpaceHey, which was launched in 2020 by German coder Anton Röhm. On November 11, SpaceHey surpassed 200,000 users.

The original MySpace was once one of the world’s most popular websites. The site experienced a rapid decline in the early 2010s due to competition from Facebook, and it went through a number of acquisitions.

The popularity of the retro social network site comes shortly after Mark Zuckerberg’s rebranding of Facebook as ‘Meta’ to create a separate umbrella under which his social media empire, which includes Instagram and WhatsApp, can exist.

 

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