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Boyd compared the shift of white, middle-class kids from the "seedy" Myspace to the "supposedly safer haven" of Facebook, to the "white flight" from American cities; the perception of Myspace eventually drove advertisers away as well.That resulted in De Wolfe and Anderson gradually losing their status within Murdoch's inner circle of executives, plus De Wolfe's mentor Peter Chernin, the President and COO of News Corp.Freston's successor as CEO, Philippe Dauman, was quoted as saying "never, ever let another competitor beat us to the trophy".Redstone told interviewer Charlie Rose that losing My Space had been "humiliating", adding, "My Space was sitting there for the taking for 0 million" (Myspace was sold in 2012 by News Corp for million.) On November 1, 2007, Myspace and Bebo joined the Google-led Open Social alliance, which already included Friendster, Hi5, Linked In, Plaxo, Ning and Six Apart.While Facebook focused on creating a platform that allowed outside developers to build new applications, Myspace built everything in-house.Shawn Gold, Myspace's former head of marketing and content, said "Myspace went too wide and not deep enough in its product development.Open Social was to promote a common set of standards for software developers to write programs for social networks. Google had been unsuccessful in building its own social networking site Orkut in the U. market and was using the alliance to present a counterweight to Facebook.
Furthermore, the opening of extravagant new offices around the world was questioned, as rival Facebook did not have similarly expensive expansion plans yet it still attracted international users at a rapid rate.
We went with a lot of products that were shallow and not the best products in the world".