Beverly Hills, Calif. – News Corp.’s (NYSE: NWS) MySpace on Thursday
announced a tight integration with Facebook, integrating Facebook Connect so
that MySpace users can see Facebook "likes" and updates from their
MySpace accounts. The "Mashup with Facebook" will also let MySpace
users log into that service via their Facebook accounts.
"We are thrilled
to further our collaboration with Facebook through Mashup with Facebook,"
said MySpace CEO Mike Jones.
"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
The companies said there was no financial component to the deal.