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MySpace sale: The Taiwanese animation

June 29, 2011: 2:58 PM ET

News Corp. (NWSA) finally managed to dump MySpace today, agreeing to sell the troubled social network to Specific Media for a reported $35 million. Beyond rough, given that the Murdoch men paid $580 million for MySpace back in 2005.

Not surprisingly, the deal has gotten the animation treatment from Taiwanese studio NMA (which released it just before the deal was formally announced). Here you go:

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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