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Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Feb 14, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Remember MySpace? Not all that long ago, it was out on the bleeding edge of social media. It had 76 million users, everybody loved it, musicians flocked to it, it was the place to be, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. paid nearly $600 million for it. And then -- crickets. But now, MySpace is showing signs of life.

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Feb 14, 2012
Remember MySpace? Not all that long ago, it was out on the bleeding edge of social media. And then...crickets.
MTV News host Josh Horowitz in the MySpace And MTV Tower During Comic-Con 2010 - Day 3 San Diego on July 24, 2010.
Jerod Harris/Getty Images for MySpace

Remember MySpace? Not all that long ago, it was out on the bleeding edge of social media. It had 76 million users, everybody loved it, musicians flocked to it, it was the place to be, Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. paid nearly $600 million for it. And then — crickets. But now, MySpace is showing signs of life.

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