The DMDS Team Blog

23Nov/110

Interesting facts about Myspace

OK. We’re finally on MySpace – yeah, yeah… we know that as the leading company and preferred delivery method for sending music to all major broadcasters, we should have been there a long time ago.

Anyway, now that we’re on the network what most people consider the pioneer and creator of social networks, we thought you’d like to know these interesting factors about Myspace:

• Myspace launched in August 2003 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.
• Myspace was founded in 2003 and was acquired by News Corporation in July 2005 for $580 million. From 2005 until early 2008, Myspace was the most visited social networking site in the world, and in June 2006 surpassed Google as the most visited website in the United States.
• In April 2008, Myspace was overtaken by Facebook in the number of unique worldwide visitors, and was surpassed in the number of unique U.S. visitors in May 2009.
• On June 29, 2011, Myspace was sold to Specific Media LLC and pop star Justin Timberlake for approximately $35 million
• In August 2011, Myspace had 33.1 million unique U.S. visitors.Since its creation, this site has been predominantly used by the music industry and music aficionados

We know the future of this website is –as always has been – the music industry. That’s why, if you’re a tune lover or music professional, we’d love you hear from you there. Let's chat and be friends on Myspace!

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