MySpace Attracts 51m Customers a Month, Because of "Throwback Thursday"

Do not name it a comeback — name it a throwback. MySpace, the social-networking website so beloved within the early-aughts, now reaches 50.6 million distinctive customers every month. That is largely on account of former MySpacers logging into their accounts to retrieve previous-faculty photographs to publish on Fb and Instagram for "Throwback Thursdays," the Wall Road Journal reported.

Every Thursday, hordes of customers of MySpace’s trendy social-media counterparts publish retro photographs utilizing the hashtag #TBT. "MySpace was an early photograph-sharing platform," Tim Vanderhook, the CEO of Viant, which owns MySpace’s dad or mum firm, defined to the Journal. "So we nonetheless see lots of people coming again to entry previous pictures. They could not go to day-after-day, however they arrive again as soon as every week or as soon as a month." In case you by no means deleted your MySpace account and may keep in mind your previous password, you can also dig up photographs of you rocking dangerous hair, massive braces and whitewashed denim. Simply attempt to keep away from taking a look at all of these *~sOnG lYrIcS~* and angsty weblog posts.

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First revealed January 15 2015, eight:forty seven AM