MySpace rises as new online star
Just over 2 years old, it already has 2 1/2 times the traffic of Google
— reported by MSNBC
The Internet has a rising star whose name isn’t Google. Just over 2 years old, MySpace now has 2 1/2 times the traffic of Google Inc., and it quickly eclipsed Friendster as the top social-networking site where users build larger and larger circles of friends.