MySpace bums out Tila Tequila with widget restrictions

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tila.jpgNot heard of Tila Tequila yet? She’s one of the rising stars on MySpace, with over 1.7 million friends – a following that helped her land a record deal. Yet she’s not exactly chuffed with MySpace at the moment, after the site asked her to take down a widget she’d uploaded to her profile to sell tunes.

“The reason why I am so bummed out about MySpace now is because recently they have been cutting down our freedom and taking away our rights slowly,” she wrote on her blog this weekend. “MySpace will now only allow you to use ‘MySpace’ things.”

Check Techscape for the full story behind Tila’s criticisms, and why it could be bad news for MySpace.

Stuart Dredge
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