“LIVENATION.COM LAUNCHES NEW CONCERT TOOL USING FACEBOOK® PLATFORM”
Los Angeles, CA (Live Nation) May 29, 2008 – LiveNation.com, the online destination of the world’s largest live music company, revealed today a new concert and event application that extends My Live Nation’s global concert search engine capabilities onto the Facebook Platform. The new tool empowers music fans to search for and buy concert tickets directly from their Facebook pages.
My Live Nation is a robust suite of tools which enable fans to customize their Live Nation search pages to receive a personalized touring calendar tailored to their specific musical tastes. With just a few clicks, users are able to sync their music library with their My Live Nation account, enabling music fans to receive concert updates on their favorite artists automatically. By integrating with Facebook, Live Nation is taking concert information and online ticket box office directly to music fans where they live on the web.
“We strive to find music fans in their element, where they actively engage in music, and connect them with their favorite artists wherever they are in the world,” says Bryan Perez, CEO Global Digital for Live Nation. “With our new Facebook Platform application, users around the world are able to create personalized global calendars, containing touring and ticketing information about their favorite artists, right on their Facebook page.”
Music fans can register for My Live Nation at LiveNation.com. They can then add My Live Nation to their Facebook profiles by clicking on http://www.ticketnews-on-facebook.com/apps/application.php?id=9436892353 or by searching in the Facebook applications directory for Live Nation, where the Live Nation icon identifies the new application.
LiveNation.com is a leading destination for music fans as a live music search engine offering tour dates and information on artists and venues to fans around the world, as well as an important access point for concert tickets for registered ticket club members, VIP parking and club access. Collectively, Live Nation’s websites are the second most visited event websites in the United States, according to Nielson//NetRatings.
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