Today, the original MySpace was shut down by its owners.
Upon the closing of the original MySpace, Sakis Gouzonis had 384,710 friends in 220 countries and territories. Sakis Gouzonis was the most popular Greek artist on MySpace for almost six years in a row, and topped the MySpace Music Charts [screenshot] in Greece. He was also the first and only Greek artist to reach that level of fame and success on MySpace.
View a screenshot of Sakis Gouzonis' MySpace page that was taken one day earlier.
MySpace was the world's largest music social network. It was created by Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson. MySpace was launched in August 2003. In 2005, MySpace was sold for $580 million to News Corporation, a media empire that includes 20th Century Fox and the Fox television stations. On 29 June 2011, Specific Media, a digital media company, acquired MySpace from News Corporation. On 12 June 2013, the original MySpace was shut down.
News #180 about Sakis