If you were a teenager in the early 2000s, then you remember MySpace as being the premier social networking site. Long before Facebook, Instagram, Spotify, etc way back in 2003, MySpace was formed and held photos, statuses, and of course music for its users.
16 years later, obviously MySpace is now almost non-existent, but many independent bands still had their music uploaded to the site from back in the day. That was until MySpace announced it lost all music files (50 million songs) that were uploaded between 2003 and 2015.
MySpace officially announced that all music files had been irrevocably lost and no backups are available.
“Due to a server migration files were corrupted and unable to be transferred over to our updated site. There is no way to recover the lost data.”
Despite the fact that no one was actively using the website, MySpace still had one billion registered users in 2015 and now one billion people are very sad to hear about the massive failure that occurred.
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