New site developed in collaboration with Justin Timberlake

VIDEO: MySpace gets massive makeover, will you be switching back?

MySpace has been resurrected from the dead, and it looks rather nice, honestly.

Let’s face it, MySpace was a total laughing stock after Facebook stole its crown. With its difficult-to-navigate layout and fit-inducing customised profile pages, it became incredibly unappealing to anyone who wasn’t a teenage Goth.

But now the social networking site is back, and apart from Justin Timberlake’s face taking up far too much space in the preview video, it looks pretty good.

Built ‘entirely from scratch’, the site has been completely overhauled whilst still keeping its main focus on music and entertainment.

"We’re hard at work building the new MySpace, entirely from scratch. But we’re staying true to our roots in one important way – empowering people to express themselves however they want," read a statement from MySpace.

"So whether you’re a musician, photographer, filmmaker, designer or just a dedicated fan, we’d love for you to be a part of our brand new community."

So why all the Timberlake loving? MySpace’s new owners, Specific Media, decided to revamp the site in collaboration with the pop star after he became an investor. So expect to see a lot more of his mug splattered around the new site.

Timberlake-bashing aside, the site does look rather good, and that’s coming from someone who stopped using the site years ago out of frustration at its hideous layout. I’m tempted to give it ago, will you be switching back? Let us know in the comments section.

Check out MySpace’s makeover in the video below:

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