Jason Hirschhorn leaves the struggling social networking site after moving into the co-president's spot early in the year. TechCrunch, which first reported the departure, says that the other co-president, Mike Jones, will soon be named CEO. You might recall that the previous CEO, Owen Van Natta, was fired after being on the job for less than a year (detect a pattern?). MySpace has been rapidly losing users for some time, and those who follow this stuff say it's only a matter of time before parent company News Corp. decides to bail. Here's my October 2009 piece in Los Angeles magazine on the MySpace woes.
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