MySpace Launches Site For U.S. Spanish Speakers

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More than 28 million people who live in the U.S. speak Spanish as their first language (U.S. Census, 2000). They now have their very own version of MySpace at latino.myspace.com.

Before today, Internet users in the U.S., the UK, Japan, France, Germany, Australia, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico had access to localized versions of MySpace. Users were redirected based on the location of their IP address. With Latino.Myspace.com, users can choose to simply go to that site instead of the U.S. version.

MySpace also launched la.myspace.com, a pan-regional site for Latin American Spanish speakers.

These localized versions of the service don’t prohibit people from different MySpace sites becoming friends. Anyone can be friends with anyone in MySpace, even if they use different MySpace sites and speak completely different languages.

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