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AOL Shutters Several Music Properties, Including Spinner And The Boombox

Several employees of AOL’s music properties, including Spinner.com and The Boombox, tweeted Friday afternoon that large parts of the company’s music division are shutting down.

AOL has unofficially announced it’s shuttering several of its music-related editorial units, through the Twitter feeds of several employees who were laid off Friday afternoon. Properties including Spinner.com, The Boombox, and Noisecreep have effectively ceased operations.

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According to the @AOLRadio Twitter account, the company will continue to operate its online radio service.

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We’ve reached out to AOL and will update this post if we hear back.

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Christina is an associate editor at Fast Company, where she writes about technology, social media, and business.

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