Whoops, Myspace Lost 50 Million Uploaded Songs

March 18, 2019
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Just the other day, my husband said out of nowhere, "hey, Myspace is still around!" It is! And it also lost millions of uploaded songs! Co-creator of Kickstarter/internet detective Andy Baio just uncovered the Reddit thread where a Myspace employee appears to confirm that technical issues led to this data catastrophe:

Brooklyn Vegan has the official statement from Myspace on the loss. Bad bad bad bad times. And also a reminder to ALWAYS BACK UP EVERYTHING.