Last weekend, the 12-hour outages on MySpace sent the News Corp.-owned social-networking site's young user base into disarray. The site tried to mollify the situation with a game of Pac-Man, but it wasn't particularly effective. Rumors abounded that some profiles may even have been deleted forever. (It appears that those were, well, rumors.) Perhaps not coincidentally, some people started talking up Bebo, a British social- networking site, as a "cooler" alternative to MySpace.
Then, on Monday morning, MySpace regained its server power and things seemed to be back to normal.
But now: They're baaaaa-ack! … Read more