Did MySpace actually block YouTube links and videos in their user pages?

Apart from the stupidity of offering people a place to call their own, and then limiting what they can actually do with it, this bodes poorly for the future of user generated content. Will social software providers start telling users just how social they can and can’t be, and whose sites they can link to and whose they can’t?

This also limits the value of any content created because it limits the creativity and freedom of that content. That might reflect badly on a company looking for investment.

Tip of the hat to Om Malik comments as well.

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