Myspace dating stories
It’s best understood as undead: existing in some corporeal form, with nothing left behind the eyes…It’s a sleepy news and entertainment portal, owned by the magazine publisher Meredith and vaguely affiliated with People and Entertainment Weekly.“As a result of a server migration project, any photos, videos, and audio files you uploaded more than three years ago may no longer be available on or from Myspace,” the company said in a statement.“We apologize for the inconvenience.” just checked my teen band's page and yep, the music is all gone! it's not music i want anyone to listen to but i'm still embarrassed-nostalgic about it..header__3OBc H.wrapper__36h [email protected] (min-width:71rem) Nav__1Sh [email protected] (min-width:500px)@media (min-width:71rem)Nav__1Sh Ab.visible__2m RGs.section__1Mi Zw.section Title__2XZFa.community Section__2j Nz S.community Section__2j Nz S .section Items__1t Eq P.community Section__2j Nz S .section Items__1t Eq P .link__HCunz.section Links Section__2Pxj Q.other Links Section__3Q5VU.other Links Section__3Q5VU .section Items__1t Eq P.other Links Section__3Q5VU .section Items__1t Eq P .link__HCunz.The wonky, pre-Facebook, customizable web page-based social network Myspace has lost all the music uploaded to the platform between 20, totaling more than 50 million songs from 14 million artists, which the company confirmed only after some participants in a technology-focused subreddit pointed it out.Myspace was one of the first hubs where users could discover music online, and where artists could put music out without any industry middleman.
It took a while for people to even notice that all this music was gone, and it doesn’t seem as though Myspace is particularly contrite about it.
In 2011 — just after a failed attempt to relaunch Myspace around music, with help from Justin Timberlake — the company was sold for million to an advertising platform with an interest in its troves of user data, which, though eroded, was still useful enough if it could be paired with more recent social media platforms on other sites.
Myspace’s new owner pooled this data into something it called the Advertising Cloud, which has changed hands twice more to end up in the hands of Meredith Corporation — the Iowa-based former radio and TV empire that still publishes Martha Stewart Living and is currently in the business of selling off national magazines to individual billionaires.
Initially, the company wrote that it was a known issue with no specific date for resolution; then the spokesperson pivoted and responded, “Due to a server migration files were corrupted and unable to be transferred over to our updated site. Thanks, Myspace.” “After years of relaunches, redesigns, data breaches and general neglect,” Herrman wrote months ago, “many Myspace users have lost the ability to contact their former selves.” You could argue that a hemorrhaging of old files shouldn’t surprise or upset these users too much at this point, and that looking at the dusty, jumbled mess the platform had turned into should have been more than enough of a suggestion to go ahead and back up whatever files they didn’t want to lose.
But that’s clearest only now — at the moment when all these tech companies that had implicitly promised to provide a platform for creative works forever started taking things back.
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A different Reddit user posted in a tech support subreddit a year ago, sharing a screenshot of a terse email exchange with Myspace.