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RIP MySpace....at least as its known. Sold!

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by printdust, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. printdust

    printdust New Member


    Well, it's been on life support for some time.
  2. FishHack76

    FishHack76 Active Member

    I can't believe someone bought it ... let alone for that much. I would have offered $35.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  4. Stitch

    Stitch Active Member

    Facebook should have bought the site. What's Tom up to, anyway?
  5. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    I just deleted my account two weeks or so ago. I forgot I had one.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    The equivalent of an Internet garage sale.
  7. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Figured it would go in a Woot-off.
  8. ifilus

    ifilus Well-Known Member

    At least one person still believes in MySpace -- because Justin Timberlake just purchased a considerable stake in the sinking ship.

    Timberlake has not revealed how much he's invested in the company -- which News Corp. sold off today for somewhere between $30-40 million.

    According to the official announcement, Justin -- who starred in "The Social Network" -- will "play a major role in developing the creative direction and strategy for [MySpace] moving forward."

  9. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Next BOC is Monday... you never know what you'll find...
  10. printdust

    printdust New Member

    Introducing: Justin's Space. He's hungry for chicks to talk to.
  11. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    well he does have a solid track record with these things, having already brought sexy back
  12. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    They more than made their money back in advertising. Shortly after the purchase Google agreed to a $900 million advertising deal.
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