Young Web Users Gravitating to Unregulated Sites

january 3, 2007  01:07 pm
As pioneering mega-sites like YouTube and MySpace have become increasingly regulated, young people are seeking out competitors with few or no limits on content, reports the New York Times. This unfiltered frontier includes sites such as, a social-networking start-up that allows users to stream live webcasts without the oversight associated with the site's larger competitors. "People are going to go where the content is," says Robin Bechtel, vice president for new media at Warner Brothers Records, which opened a page on Stickam for two of its artists. "If Stickam has celebrities and is entertaining, they will go there."