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And now, a quick break to remember MySpace

Remember MySpace? Twitter talked about it on Tuesday morning

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A frame grab from MySpace taken in August 2006 shows South Carolina’s Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer’s site that he is using in his re-election bid. MySpace has given a British media company exclusive rights to distribute video programming from the social networking site on broadcast television outside the U.S. and to sell DVDs and related merchandise.

A frame grab from MySpace taken in August 2006 shows South Carolina’s Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer’s site that he is using in his reelection bid.

Associated Press

Random subjects will sometimes start trending on Twitter, and no one really knows why. Someone tweets a thought. It goes viral. And soon the subject is leading the way on the social media platform.

Such was the case with MySpace, the social media service that dominated the internet during the early 2000s. People across the internet paid tribute to MySpace with their tweets Tuesday morning.

We’ve collected a few of them below.

All of that said, MySpacestill exists. It’s become a social platform for musicians and artists, similar to SoundCloud with a Facebook vibe. It’s not at all the platform it used to be. Many users switched over to Facebook and other social media networks, leaving MySpace behind.

Still, it doesn’t hide the fact that people reminisced about the social network all of these years later, pointing to how important it was for millennials and young adults during its prime years.