February 9, 2009

The Decline of MySpace

Posted in Social Media at 12:26 pm by R

Product placement is a powerful thing.

I saw He’s Just Not That Into You this weekend. Part of the plot includes dissecting all of the ways people try to connect and develop relationships.

MySpace gets picked on in the movie. One line, which ran in promotional commercials, goes like this:

Ouch! MySpace is the new booty call.

Not the kind of exposure that MySpace may have wanted…or maybe it is, I don’t know. I don’t do their PR.

One thing I KNOW MySpace can’t be thrilled about is a poignant scene toward the end of the movie in which a character deletes her MySpace account.

Another great example of how social media consciousness is on the rise in our popular culture and certain networks are getting branded…

~R

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