New restrictions of social networking site MySpace have upset some of their users:
MySpace, the Web's largest social network, has gradually been imposing limits on the software tools that users can embed in their pages, like music and video players that also deliver advertising or enable transactions.
At stake is the ability of MySpace, which is owned by the News Corp., to ensure that it alone can commercially capitalize on its 90 million visitors each month.
But to some formerly enthusiastic MySpace users, the new restrictions hamper their abilities to design their pages and promote new projects.
"The reason why I am so bummed out about MySpace now is because recently they have been cutting down our freedom and taking away our rights slowly," wrote Tila Tequila, a singer who is one of MySpace's most popular and visible users, in a blog posting over the weekend. "MySpace will now only allow you to use 'MySpace' things."