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MySpace’s Android Application Goes Live, Includes Exclusive Music Functionality with Shazam

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MySpace Android application is integrated exclusively with Shazam, the world’s leading mobile music discovery provider. The integration allows MySpace users to identify music by holding the phone towards an unknown song and connect to the artist’s MySpace page. From there you can see band information, check out photos of the band or artists and even check Upcoming Shows schedules.

MySpace Mobile experience customized for Android now available via the Android Market. More than two million daily unique users visit MySpace’s mobile website, and according to ABI Research 70 percent of people who use social networks on mobile have visited MySpace.

MySpace Android AppThe MySpace Android application lends itself to a personal, unique MySpace experience and allows for a deep integration with the device including :

  • Instant photo uploading from an Android device to a MySpace profile
  • Check out tour schedules on band profiles
  • View and comment on photos, profiles, and bulletins
  • Search and add new friends
  • Send and read messages
  • Update and view mood and status

“We want to ensure that all users have access to their global MySpace network while they’re on-the-go, and we believe Android is a natural fit for an optimized MySpace Mobile experience.” said John Faith, vice president and general manager of Mobile for MySpace.

“We are excited about this collaboration,” said Andrew Fisher, CEO of Shazam. “It allows users to discover music at the point of inspiration and benefit from MySpace’s unique and rich content.”

MySpace has developed applications for Android, Sidekick, iPhone, and is currently developing an application for Blackberry.

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