All this is not to make you paranoid or keep you from wanting to enjoy all the fun and goodness there is on MySpace, but you certainly do want to be safe about all the interactions you take part in, whether you are a teenager or an adult.
There have been many reports of sex offenders looking for (and sometimes finding) new victims on the site, and reports of other crimes have been bragged about, sometimes in advance of the crime, on MySpace and other social networking sites.
MySpace is a social network or online gathering place where people make "friends" based on connections made in the real world or within MySpace itself.It is full of user-made content including pictures, videos, blogs, music clips and more.
If you want everyone who views your site to know that love ballet or hip hop, the easiest way to do it is to use a custom MySpace layout that integrates photographs, iconic symbols and colors that represent your particular field of dance.
While Myspace continues to make improvements so people will stay exclusively on their site for all customizations, there are still quite a few favorites for those who want the freedom to tweak their profile to their heart's content.