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MySpace Profiles Follow Users to Twitter, eBay, Elsewhere

Reuters reports that MySpace users will now be able to share information on sites like Twitter, Yahoo and eBay.

MySpace users may control what information — such as profile pictures and contact information — gets shared.

The move is tied to MySpace's support of OpenSocial, which encourages interoperability of applications and tools between social networks and other sites.

Syndicated user information avails opportunities for audience expansion, since non-users can see MySpace activity elsewhere.

A more broadly-cast net for traffic also yields opportunities for stronger ad click-throughs, which MySpace depends upon to keep is business model profitable.


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