MySpace is in trouble. And potentially, so are your Myspace profile and Myspace friendships. It’s time to move your Myspace friends to Facebook.
If you’ve invested any time, energy, or funds into building a network of friends and fans for a Myspace profile, that can be somewhat alarming. Granted, MySpace will probably still be around for a while, but the constant bugs, the insane navigation, the banner ad cornucopia, and the now 47% smaller workforce maintaining the site, don’t lend a lot of confidence in the likelihood of site improvement over time.
Import Myspace Friends to Facebook
Yeah right, I wish. Things are never quite so easy. You can only indirectly plead with your MySpace friends to find you and “Like” you in Facebook. Fortunately, Myspace offers several ways to help you jump ship, which I describe below. If you’re like me, it’s been a long, long time since you’ve used any of Myspace’s functionality, and some guidance will help.
Ask Your Myspace Friends to Move to Facebook via Myspace Email
The best way to get a Myspace friend to connect with you in Facebook is to send them a Myspace email asking them to do so. It’s a little tedious, since you can only email a maximum of 20 friends simultaneously, and have to enter each email address individually, but it’s the best way to reach your most important fans. (Not recommended for all 50,000 of your friends, you spammer, you.)
- Log into (or Login to?) your Myspace profile
- At the very top of the page, move your mouse over the phrase “My Stuff” (located next to “Discover”)
- At the far right side of the pop-up module, click on the “Compose” link under “Mail” [Read more…]