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HMV to close GetCloser

By | Published on Monday 7 September 2009

Bad news for users of now. Anyone? Anyone at all?

The HMV-owned social network will be shutting down at some point in the near future, just over a year after it launched. Some of its content will be moved over to the entertainment retailer’s new rewards site, Purehmv, and main website,

A spokesman for HMV told New Media Age: “We’ve been very pleased with how it has worked but we feel the content is more relevant for Purehmv, while other content will be used on”.