Cupertino, Calif. – Apple (NASD: AAPL) said that more than one million
iTunes users joined its new Ping music-focused social network in the 48 hours
following its launch last Wednesday.
"One-third of the people who have
downloaded iTunes 10 have joined Ping," said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice
president of Internet services.
"As many more people download iTunes 10 in
the coming weeks, we expect the Ping community to continue growing."
counts a total of 160 million iTunes account holders who could potentially
become users of Ping.