MySpace is the world’s largest social networking platfrom with over 18 million(!) users. Now it tries to enter Europe. The whole article can be found here (in german):

http://futurezone.orf.at/it/stories/117345/

in the comments a user mentioned an “myspace alternative” from Austria with currently about 1000 users:
http://www.janusweb.info/site/index.php

notable is, that for each new user signing up (for free) janusweb will by 1m≤ of Costa Rican rainforest – good for our environment!