Confirmed: MySpace Joining Google's OpenSocial

Now, it’s getting interesting: News Corp.’s MySpace is joining Google’s just-announced OpenSocial program. That’s Google’s shot at one-upping Facebook in the race to get outside software developers to create programs for social networks. The program allows developers of social applications, such as Slide, RockYou, and Flixster—which in turn have helped make Facebook the hot company of the year—to write programs once and have them run largely unchanged on any social site that signs on to OpenSocial.

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