Updating myspace and facebook simultaneously in between friends and dating
Sites are overhauling their designs and backends to correspond with the shift to mobile as the primary conduit for Internet access.In trying to stay ahead of the curve, Facebook is updating the site once again, perhaps a little more nuanced than before, with mobile in mind.Soul legend Wonder and pop diva Carey were included on a provisional list of participants at Tuesday's ceremony which will also include stars such as John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson and Usher.Organisers say Tuesday's 90-minute event will be a celebration of the life of Jackson, who died on June 25 at age 50 of an apparent cardiac arrest. "We are picking up the stream and showing our support." My Space Music also lets members of the News Corp-owned service listen to Jackson songs or view King of Pop music videos online free due to a partnership with Sony Music, according to Joyce.A Michael Jackson page at Facebook has topped 6.5 million fans, making it the top "fan page" at the California-based social networking service.
More recently, complaints focused around the introduction of a news ticker (Yo dog, we heard you like to Facebook, so we put Facebook on your Facebook so you can Facebook while you Facebook) and the recent upgrade to Timeline.
Soul legend Wonder and pop diva Carey were included on a provisional list of participants at Tuesday’s ceremony which will also include stars such as John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson and Usher.
Organisers say Tuesday’s 90-minute event will be a celebration of the life of Jackson, who died on June 25 at age 50 of an apparent cardiac arrest.
Facebook users will be able to watch streaming video of the Tuesday memorial courtesy of an alliance with CNN Live, and My Space members will get a similar opportunity thanks to collaboration with entertainment titan AEG.
“The memorial will be streamed real time, free, and people will be able to comment or link over to Michael Jackson’s profile,” said Sarah Joyce of My Space Music.
“Internet users across the globe can watch (the memorial) live while simultaneously updating their Facebook status and following their friends on Facebook – and other Jackson fans around the world,” Facebook said.