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MySpace Mashup With Facebook

10:59 am on Nov 19, 2010 (gmt 0)

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MySpace Mashup With Facebook [myspace.com]
Today, Myspace announced Mashup with Facebook, a new feature that allows Myspace users to easily create a personalized stream of entertainment content. With a simple one-click set-up, the likes and interests of a user’s Facebook profile are ported over to Myspace, enabling a user’s stream to become immediately populated with the entertainment content they already love. Users also have the ability to program their own streams based on recommendations and trending topics bubbling up on Myspace, while also engaging with other fans that share the same interests and passions in music, celebrities, TV, and movies.

“We are thrilled to further our collaboration with Facebook through Mashup with Facebook. This new feature is a great illustration of our strategy around social entertainment and enabling the real-time stream. The stream is one of our most popular features on Myspace, and it is now delivering an even richer entertainment experience of relevant content for our users to enjoy,” said Mike Jones, CEO of Myspace. “I’m particularly excited because so many people will be able to have the immediate satisfaction of enjoying their own entertainment program that they have customized themselves as well as connecting to all their passions and to the Myspace community at large.”

4:23 pm on Nov 19, 2010 (gmt 0)

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What a savvy move - instead of banging heads, they collaborate. Will be interesting to see how this works out. Both companies should be able to benefit.
11:38 pm on Nov 19, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I think this will benefit Myspace more than Facebook
4:39 am on Nov 20, 2010 (gmt 0)

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I've always believed Myspace is still relevant. 40 million uniques would be a great content based website. Only question is, can they get there fast enough to make New Corp happy.