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MySpace Says It Lost Years Of User-Uploaded Music

Millions of music and other media files may have been lost, the company acknowledges. The news comes after some users reported difficulty accessing their music files over the past year.

MySpace — the once-dominant social media platform that was largely subsumed by Facebook — may have lost a decade's worth of music uploaded by users, the company says.

MySpace started in 2003 and quickly gained traction as a platform for uploading and sharing music,

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