Social-networking giant MySpace announced Wednesday it will acquire iLike, a social music startup, in a bid to give its site a new make over after loosing out attention and users to rival, Facebook.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. iLike's dominant music application on is iGoogle and Facebook, among other sites.
iLike was founded in 2006 and became one of the most popular widgets on social sites, such as Facebook. It has been the top music application with 10 million active monthly users.
The iLike service also has a music download offering as well as other features.
Beverly Hills-based MySpace said that the purchase won't change the iLike experience for iLike users and the artists that use the service. iLike said it will maintain its Seattle headquarters.
MySpace said iLike Chief Executive Ali Partovi, President Hadi Partovi and Chief Technology Officer Nat Brown will remain with the company. The company said users and music artists should expect the iLike experience to be unaffected by the acquisition.