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MySpace to become online videogame destination

Monday, 27th July 2009 17:30 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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News Corp, owners of MySpace, have revealed that they are planning to turn the socialising website into a place for online video games. Speaking at Fortune Brainstorm tech conference in California, the company’s digital boss, Jonathan Miller, said the service will be a “major focus”.

“MySpace is and will be more in the future a gaming platform, a space for people to meet and play games,” said Miller.

“If you look at the big activities online, games right now is number three.┬áCommunications, search, games. So it’s clearly going to be a major focus.”

It comes as the site suffers dwindling numbers due to users of the site going to sites like Facebook or Twitter.

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5 Comments

  1. Robo_1

    Seems like an ideal candidate for Dave Perry’s new service.

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Michael O'Connor

    So basically they’re just ripping off Facebook again?

    #2 5 years ago
  3. freedoms_stain

    Myspace should concentrate on music and clearing out spam.

    Once they’ve got that right they can think about other things.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. cookiejar

    My what?

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Michael O'Connor

    “Myspace should concentrate on music and clearing out spam.”

    They curbed the spam problem a *long* time ago.

    #5 5 years ago

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