MySpace Confirms iLike Acquisition


With a shared vision to make artistic content accessible—not just music, but video and games as well—the two companies hope to make great strides in serving their users. iLike's music recommendation engine will bring something new to the MySpace experience, and MySpace plans to use iLike's engineers to develop new programs that will give users different opportunities for discovering entertainment.

“Combining MySpace’s existing platform, reach and resources with iLike’s syndication network and social discovery tools creates the potential for truly exciting innovation and commerce across any vertical entertainment category..." said iLike President Hadi Partovi in a statement. The acquisition will not destruct what iLike has already built (the iLike team will stay intact, and the user's experience of the application will not be altered); rather, it will promote further building.

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