MySpace plans full-site redesign to focus on entertainment

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Once the internet's premier social network, MySpace is now home to a) your band, and b) vast numbers of chubby-cheeked emo teens photographing themselves at oblique angles. But in a bid to regain some ground from Facebook and Twitter, MySpace will begin a full-site revamp, focusing on entertainment (your band) over relationships (emo teens). Much of this move will focus on removing the clutter that's come to define the MySpace experience, with its gaudy wallpapers, animated GIFs, and oft-crashing plugins. While it's not exactly a respected brand at this point, MySpace still has 120 million users; a cleaner site could reach a lot of people in a hurry. The MySpace update begins today and is expected to be complete by the end of November.