My My My MySpace
- Now these are the friends we're talking about. Lily Allen (pictured) has a record deal with a major label in the UK, but a Beverly Hills talent agency recently signed her so they can represent the young singer in the US because, in part, because of her numerous MySpace 53,244 "friends".
-YouTube has kicked the LA-based MySpace off the top rung of the Internet's popularity ladder. The controversial video-sharing site is responsible for a whopping 3.9% of all daily web traffic compared with 3.35% for MySpace, according to Alexa.
- Nice MySpace page, Aung San Suu Kyi. The 61-year-old polticial prisoner, who some call the Nelson Mandela of Asia, is a Gemini whose page tells her sad tale:
Spending 11 of the last 16 years under house arrest, she currently leads a popular, non-violent, struggle for democracy, human rights, and freedom in Burma. In 1990, the year of Burma's last democratic election, Suu Kyi's party The National League for Democracy won an overwhelming 82% of the seats in Parliament; however, the military regime ruling Burma refused to honor the results of the election, instead opting to imprison hundreds of rightfully elected political leaders and rule the country with brutal force. One year later, and while still under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Today she remains the only imprisoned Nobel Peace Prize recipient in the world.
Sounds like she would be a worthy addition to anyone's group of friends - until she starts spamming the bulletins with lame quizzes.