Thursday, May 22, 2008

[ News, Science / Tech, april 15 2007] MySpace launches Korean service

U.S. online social network service MySpace launched a Korean service Tuesday (Apr. 15) in an attempt to penetrate the market dominated by local players such as SK Communications Co.

The service, owned by New York-based media conglomerate News Corp., opened the Korea Website at, with exclusive features tailored to local users, such as "minilogs," a type of online notebook where users can jot down daily feelings with personalized stamps and backgrounds.

Chris DeWolfe, president of MySpace, has arrived in Seoul for a two-day meeting with the local online community, including industry personnel and Internet users.

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