24 Reasons Myspace Was The Best Social Network Of The ’00s

Add me!

1. You logged on to Myspace through IE (or Firefox if you were good at the internet).

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2. Oooh, new friend requests!

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3. And new picture comments!

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4. Even if you did get them by trading PC for PC.

(That’s picture comment for picture comment obvs).

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5. You checked to see if there was anything good in your bulletins.

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6. Or you just sent one out yourself. But what to announce?

Maybe a personality quiz? Or a general update about your life? Oooh, maybe just a vague update, making you sound moody and interesting.

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7. The agonizing wait for your bulletin to appear.

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8. Maybe you just blogged your feelings out.

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9. Your friends reacted, and showered you with kudos.

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10. The panic of trying to organise your top 8.

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11. You could scroll alphabetically to change it, but usernames changed so quickly.

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12. You were adept at sorting out scenester drama.

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13. But you still wanted to be friends with Audrey Kitching and the Waffles and Falafels girls.

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14. You knew all about closed networks, and extended networks.

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15. You picked up HTML pretty quickly.

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16. Because you were nobody without a custom layout.

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17. Or you could be ironic and go with a plain layout. LOL.

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18. Who needs GIFs when you had Blingees?

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19. You connected with an up and coming artist, so you could update your profile song.

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20. Which to choose? “Lua” by Bright Eyes? “Such Great Heights” by the Postal Service?

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21. This song will sum up your entire essence, are you sure you want to commit?

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22. Not that it matters anyway, as the combination of music, text, and images made the page crash.

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23. Leaving you with nothing but Bebo until the page reloaded.

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24. ’00s Myspace, please come back.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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