Myspace loses all content uploaded before 2016

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An interesting story about the problems of digital preservation, especially the preservation of social media:

"Myspace, the once mighty social network, has lost every single piece of content uploaded to its site before 2016, including millions of songs, photos and videos with no other home on the internet.... More than 50m tracks from 14 million artists have been lost..."

Source: Alex Hern, " Myspace loses all content uploaded before 2016," The Guardian, March 18, 2019, https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/mar/18/myspace-loses-all-content-uploaded-befo...