Singer turned actor Justin Timberlake takes a stake in $35m purchase of Myspace from News Corp

This article titled “Justin Timberlake buys his own social network with Myspace investment” was written by Josh Halliday, for guardian.co.uk on Thursday 30th June 2011 09.15 UTC

Justin Timberlake is to take a “major role” in the new direction of Myspace after he emerged as one of those behind a m deal for the ailing social network.

The singer turned actor, who starred as Facebook investor Sean Parker in the Hollywood hit The Social Network, took a stake in Myspace along with the online advertising company, Specific Media.

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