Myspace is a platform that allows users to connect, discover and share music, videos and artwork from an online digital library. Users can also create personal profiles and upload their own content.
Website URL: www.myspace.com
Myspace is available to people over 13 years of age. Myspace will not create an account for anyone who lists their age as under 13.
Right: an example of Myspace's message if you list your age as under 13.
By default, if you create an account and you specify your age as 13–17 your account is set to Restricted so only approved people can view your profile. Some of your information, like your profile image and cover image is viewable by everyone.
If have identified yourself as an artist when creating your account, your profile will be able to be publically viewed by everyone and you can not set your account to restricted.
By default, if you are aged 18 or over, most of your information can be seen by everyone.
If you have an 18 or over account, you can set your account to Restricted. This means that you will be prompted to approve any connection requests from other users.
To set a profile to private you can:
Right: an example of how to adjust Myspace's privacy settings.
While using the site you may come across content you would like the Myspace team to review. If this happens, you can:
Right: an example of how to report cyberbullying or abuse on Myspace.
You may also notice over certain posts there is an X in the upper right hand corner of the content. Click on the X and respond to the prompt that appears.
To report a profile, you can:
To learn more about reporting a profile visit Myspace's How do I report abuse? page.
Blocking a user on Myspace will remove a current connection and prevent that user from connecting to your profile and vice versa. You and the blocked user will not be able to connect or comment on each other's profile. Block will also prevent them from sending you a private message.
To block a user, you can:
Myspace is free to join and use.
For a fee, you can purchase virtual goods in games hosted on the Myspace platform. Payment can be made using a number of methods, including using a credit card or with a PayPal account.
You can visit www.myspace.com for more information, including: