AOL Music

AOL Shutters AOL Music

AOL Music has closed down and laid off its employees, according to now-jobless staffers' Tweets on Friday. AOL Music encompassed sites like Spinner, TheBoomBox, The Boot and Noisecreep. One of AOL Music's subsidiaries, the rock news website Spinner, Tweeted the news to its 48,000 followers.

AOL Uses Incentives to Boost Video Biz

AOL entices users to watch its videos by giving away free stuff—not that there’s anything wrong with that.