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Well, if there's anyone who can bring MySpace back, it's the man who brought sexy back. Justin Timberlake, the celebrity designer behind the HomeMint decor line and the William Rast apparel brand, is trying his hand at technology. He's one of the investors in the new MySpace, which aims to be like the old MySpace, except relevant.
Yesterday, Timberlake tweeted a link to a video previewing the new service. From the looks of it, MySpace 2.0 is combining everything you love about Spotify, Pinterest, Twitter, and Facebook into one elegantly designed interface. Mashable gives the highlights:
· Users log in with Facebook or Twitter and can then choose to bring photos or other information with them.
· Status updates look similar to the mobile app Path, with photos largely displayed and user comments showing up underneath.
· There is a large music component the service, which includes a way to browse albums, find popular songs and artists and more.
So, is everyone up for another social platform in their lives?
· Justin Timberlake Teases Sexy New MySpace [Mashable]
· Wait, So Why Is Justin Timberlake Doing Home Decor All of a Sudden? [Racked]
· Justin Timberlake & Trace Ayala Show Bold Looks at William Rast [Racked]