implementation launched yesterday on the new Yahoo! homepage. One of several “Apps”
Yahoo! has been testing since March as part of its new homepage, the MySpace
application enables users to keep up to date with the information and people
they care most about.
into MySpace from the new App on the Yahoo! homepage, users can simply hover
their cursors over the MySpace icon to get quick access to their MySpace friend
updates, friend requests, and even manage their MySpace status, mood and more –
keeping users engaged with what’s happening on MySpace.
This app is
a great example of MySpaceID’s ability to leverage MySpace’s extensive social
platform on other sites, and we’re pleased to see the momentum around the
part of the new features of the Yahoo! homepage that include:
- My Favorites – People can easily choose MySpace from a dashboard
of apps and add it directly to their homepage. The apps give people the
ability to preview, interact with, or navigate to MySpace from one easy
- Social Updates – People can now share their current “status” with
friends directly from the Yahoo! homepage, as well as see what their
friends are doing on MySpace.
Please take a minute to try out the app by
visiting the new Yahoo! homepage and logging in with your
MySpace credentials. If you don't see the new Yahoo! home page with the MySpace icon, click on "See the New Yahoo" in the upper left hand corner.
-- Kiam on behalf of the Open Platform Team