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Nov022007

Official “MySpace to join Google OpenSocial”

MySpace and Google have issued a press release that, confirming rumors, announces that the News Corp.-owned social networking site will be part of Google’s new OpenSocial developer initiative.

MySpace was not initially announced as a part of OpenSocial, leading many to believe that it was absent from the project despite the fact that it already has a search and advertising contract with Google. In an interview with CNET News.com on Wednesday, Google’s director of product management, Joe Kraus, said “We would love MySpace to be a part of it,” which technically neither confirmed nor denied its partnership.

When smaller rival Facebook started to take off in both membership numbers and public favor after launching a developer platform in May, MySpace seemed somewhat shellshocked and began focusing on initiatives like games and original video programming that fit it more into the mold of a media hub rather than a social network. But last month, MySpace confirmed that it was working on a developer platform strategy of its own.

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