Boston – MocoSpace, the Boston-based provider of a mobile
social network, is considering buying MySpace from its parent News Corp., according
to a report in GoMo News.
"MySpace was a pioneer in the social revolution
and we think their business could be paired synergistically with our
offerings," MocoSpace CEO, Justin Siegel, is quoted as saying the article.
"MocoSpace and MySpace would be a powerful combo in the social networking
MocoSpace was founded in 2005 by Siegel and Jamie Hall, who had
previously co-founded and sold mobile gaming company JSmart Technlogies.
Corp. reportedly has attracted interest from several parties interested in
CEO Chase Carey said in an earnings conference call
this week that "the plan to allow MySpace to reach its full potential may
be best developed under a new ownership structure," as quoted by