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(Daily Star)   Want to know what happened to social media pioneer MySpace Tom? Here's how he failed upwards (possible nsfw content on page)   (dailystar.co.uk) divider line
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2021-01-17 10:49:12 AM  
22 votes:
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Although he still has to contend with teens hwhacking in his tool shed.
 
2021-01-17 10:01:13 AM  
6 votes:
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Tom's life matters.
 
2021-01-17 9:47:40 AM  
4 votes:
Looks like Tom has a new friend:

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2021-01-17 2:05:04 PM  
3 votes:
Wait. He wasn't really my friend,
 
2021-01-17 1:21:59 PM  
3 votes:

Mega Steve: Warrior Kermit: Wendigogo: jake_lex: Professor_Doctor: "Failed upwards"

Dude made a benign social media site enjoyed by millions, made tens to hundreds of millions early on in life, cashed out at the right time, and afaik isn't a world destroying emotionless sociopath. He won at life without having to destroy others.

Good on you, Tom. Enjoy your nature photography.

Yup, Tom got his money and went off to do something he loves.  He didn't just start an even more evil company than the first to make more billions, like most tech people would.

He didn't just start an even more evil company...

Funny you should say this. Not too long ago, Googles' motto/slogan was supposedly "Don't be Evil".  And then suddenly they stopped using that slogan.

there is a lot of money in being evil

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2021-01-17 12:42:48 PM  
3 votes:

Warrior Kermit: Wendigogo: jake_lex: Professor_Doctor: "Failed upwards"

Dude made a benign social media site enjoyed by millions, made tens to hundreds of millions early on in life, cashed out at the right time, and afaik isn't a world destroying emotionless sociopath. He won at life without having to destroy others.

Good on you, Tom. Enjoy your nature photography.

Yup, Tom got his money and went off to do something he loves.  He didn't just start an even more evil company than the first to make more billions, like most tech people would.

He didn't just start an even more evil company...

Funny you should say this. Not too long ago, Googles' motto/slogan was supposedly "Don't be Evil".  And then suddenly they stopped using that slogan.

there is a lot of money in being evil


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2021-01-17 9:39:17 AM  
3 votes:
If it only didn't auto play music when loaded....
 
2021-01-17 11:47:55 AM  
2 votes:

Wendigogo: jake_lex: Professor_Doctor: "Failed upwards"

Dude made a benign social media site enjoyed by millions, made tens to hundreds of millions early on in life, cashed out at the right time, and afaik isn't a world destroying emotionless sociopath. He won at life without having to destroy others.

Good on you, Tom. Enjoy your nature photography.

Yup, Tom got his money and went off to do something he loves.  He didn't just start an even more evil company than the first to make more billions, like most tech people would.

He didn't just start an even more evil company...

Funny you should say this. Not too long ago, Googles' motto/slogan was supposedly "Don't be Evil".  And then suddenly they stopped using that slogan.


there is a lot of money in being evil
 
2021-01-17 10:52:12 AM  
2 votes:

Warrior Kermit: it was a more innocent and friendly internet back in the myspace days


Until it was weaponized for marketing. It worked great too--we can't live without it now. This is a bigger shift than when automobiles came along. And it's going to shape us forever.

Not in a good way either. But oh well--you can't live without it. .
 
2021-01-17 9:23:04 AM  
1 vote:

Professor_Doctor: "Failed upwards"

Dude made a benign social media site enjoyed by millions, made tens to hundreds of millions early on in life, cashed out at the right time, and afaik isn't a world destroying emotionless sociopath. He won at life without having to destroy others.

Good on you, Tom. Enjoy your nature photography.


AND he hosed down Rupert Murdoch in the process.
 
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