MySpace Canada introduces MySpace Pix and MySpace Blogger

    The ultimate platform for Canadians to sound-off

    TORONTO, Feb. 3 /CNW/ - MySpace Canada today announced, MySpace Pix and
MySpace Blogger, two exciting portfolio enhancements that further its position
as the ultimate destination for user-generated content and interactive dialog
in Canada.
    "MySpace Canada is rapidly becoming the online destination for Canadians
to engage in discussion and debate on the hottest issues of the day," said
Dave Stevens, General Manager, MySpace Canada. "Canadians use MySpace Canada
to sound off on everything from the Canadian election, the situation in Gaza
and most recently the inauguration of President Obama. These dialogue-driven
initiatives are incredibly successful, and are a great testament to the power
of the MySpace Canada community and of MySpace as a platform for creative

    MySpace Pix -

    A destination for all of MySpace Canada's photo features, MySpace Pix
highlights and promotes user-generated content including featured photos,
exclusive images of recent concerts, special events and celebrity sightings.
MySpace Pix is a place for upcoming photographers to be discovered and a
valuable networking resource for photographers.

    MySpace Blogger -

    MySpace Blogger is home to all of MySpace Canada's blogger features where
users are able to review and respond to a host of Canadian blogs, including
various Canadian and international celebrity blogs. MySpace Blogger gives
users the opportunity to discuss a variety of issues including current news
headlines, politics, as well as music, entertainment and sports. Current
Canadian MySpace Bloggers include:

    -   Dean McDermott (and Tori Spelling) -
    -   Kreesha Turner -
    -   David Suzuki -
    -   Feist -

    "The addition of MySpace Pix and MySpace Blogger speaks to the progress
we are making to encourage Canadians to keep talking and sharing," added
    During the month of December 2008, MySpace Canada traffic increased 15
per cent in month-over-month unique visitors, due to a number of key
initiatives including MySpace Music exclusive album and video premiers,
MySpace Karaoke street marketing, and the focus on MySpace Impact, a forum for
Canadian discussion. The success of these initiatives has shown a positive
impact on traffic and monetizing opportunities for advertisers.

    About MySpace

    MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., is the premier lifestyle
portal for connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a
positive impact on the world. MySpace has created a connected global community
by integrating web profiles, blogs, instant messaging, e-mail, music
streaming, music videos, photo galleries, classified listings, events, groups,
college communities, and member forums. MySpace's international network
includes more than 30 localized community sites in the United States, Brazil,
Canada, Latin America, Mexico, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany,
Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Australia, India, Japan, and New Zealand. Fox Interactive Media is a division
of News Corp. (NYSE:  NWS - News, NWS.A - News; ASX:NWS - News, NWSLV - News).
Among the top 2000 domains comScore Media Metrix, December 2008. For more
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