MySpace has been fighting an uphill battle in regards to trying to compete with the immensity of Facebook. One facet of Facebook’s success definitely has to do with the applications that it has housed on its social network platform, and MySpace seems to making a huge push in trying to at least match Facebook’s offerings.
The company announced that it would have slate of ”developer services” to entice developers to come to their platform.
As first reported by Inside Social Games, they are:
- A year of free hosting and computing with Joyent
- A 20 percent discount on payment platform fees from Social Gold
- Built-in monetization and micro-payments with PlaySpan
- Local and international payments through ClickandBuy
- Simplified enrollment to Microsoft BizSpark
- Entry into a Scoreloop competition for a million free ad impressions
If you want more detail, here is the official MySpace blog post on the announcement.