Remember MySpace? The period of the “Top eight” and your BFF, “Tom.” Many of us deleted our profiles way back, once we ditched the social media platform for a shiny, new Facebook. However, some have been utilizing MySpace all alongside — and their music catalogs are in deep trouble. Or worse, gone perpetually.
As ors have identified, MySpace has completely misplaced consumer recordsdata — a ton of them — through the years. One MySpace consumer introduced the large subject to gentle with the next assertion:
About a 12 months in the past, all music on MySpace from 2015 and older stopped working. At first MySpace said they were working on the issue, however they eventually admitted they misplaced all the information (and apparently didn’t have backups?). See this thread for more details.
Consequence of Sound has since confirmed that MySpace misplaced a complete of 50 million songs uploaded between 2003 and 2015. Anyone hoping to maintain what they’ve uploaded to the platform higher again it up instantly, if something of their profile nonetheless stays.
MySpace’s Data Privacy Officer confirmed, “Due to a server migration, recordsdata have been corrupted and unable to be transferred over to our up to date web site. There is not any strategy to get better the misplaced knowledge.”
Source: Consequence of Sound