At one time, the social network was the digital equivalent of the juke joint.
MySpace was an online gathering place where music quickly became one of the major themes. Up-and-coming acts showcased themselves by offering song samples and interacting with followers.
Before long, MySpace became as well known for the amount of free music it offered as it was for helping people connect online.
Alas, when it came to pure social networking, Facebook stomped MySpace into jelly. Rupert Murdoch's baby is now going the way of The Peppermint Lounge and CBGB, famous offline music venues that for varying reasons faded into music history.
May 27, 2011 4:00 AM PDT
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| Caption by: Greg Sandoval
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