MySpace and Skype Announce Partnership

MySpace/Skype Partnership
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I know, how dare me post this days old news. Gimme me a break, last week was CMJ.

Oct. 17 – MySpace, the world’s most popular social network, and Skype, the leading Internet communications company, today announced a partnership to empower the MySpace community with voice communications. With more than 110 million monthly active MySpace users and 220 million Skype registered users around the world, this partnership connects two of the most popular communications platforms on the Internet to create the world’s largest online, voice-connected community.

The announcement unveils MySpaceIM with Skype, a new product that integrates MySpace’s popular IM client””currently the world’s fastest-growing IM platform with more than 25 million installed users””with Skype’s free, high-quality voice-calling capability. The partnership will also enable users to link their MySpace profiles and photos or avatars to their accounts on Skype. Both products will be available to users starting in November. [Skype Press Release]