Why do people send out random MySpace friend requests?

It's happened to me a couple of times now where I get random MySpace friend requests from total strangers with whom I have nothing in common. Some of them are obviously the equivalent of spam, wanting me to look at some naked woman's webcam or something, but others are from seemingly normal people whom I... show more It's happened to me a couple of times now where I get random MySpace friend requests from total strangers with whom I have nothing in common. Some of them are obviously the equivalent of spam, wanting me to look at some naked woman's webcam or something, but others are from seemingly normal people whom I don't know at all. I'm not even active on MySpace---how do these people find me and why do they want to be added to my friends list?
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