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The creator of MySpace now travels the world taking breathtaking photos like this

Doesn’t look like a bad life…


The founder of MySpace was assigned as the first friend of everyone joining the social network — connecting him to millions of people around the globe.

The glory days of MySpace are now long gone, and Tom is no longer involved with the site. But he keeps himself busy.

Along with co-founder Chris DeWolfe, he sold the social network to News Corp for $580 million in 2005 — landing them both a massive payday.

Today, “MySpace Tom” says he’s retired (he’s only 44) spending his days travelling the world — and taking some truly astonishing photographs.

1. His travels have taken him around the world, from the Philippines…


2. To Iceland…


3. To Burma…


4. He’s uploaded hundreds of photos to his Instagram – like this one from Christmas 2011, then he was staying in LiJiang, China. 


5. Here’s where he spent New Year’s that year – in Yosemite, California 


6. Many of his shots are from the US. Like this one, from Arizona… 


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7. And this lava flow from Hawaii


8. With millions in the bank, Tom is set for life. He’s escaped the 9 to 5 for good… 


9. Here’s another of his Hawaii shots…  


10. It doesn’t look like a bad life, all things considered… 


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