MySpace takes on YouTube

The battle for video sharing hearts and minds starts here.A day before YouTube hits the iPhone, MySpace has launched MySpaceTV, a dedicated video site

The battle for video sharing hearts and minds starts here.A day before YouTube hits the iPhone, MySpace has launched MySpaceTV, a dedicated video site built from the sturdy foundations of its existing video clip services.It now gets its own home on the web at MySpaceTV and clips that can be embedded on external pages, a la YouTube.Despite the cheese-rolling clip on its front page today (pictured) it's aiming for more than your average ‘cat fights its reflection’ clip with a series of Sony supplied, five minute 'minisodes' of '80s TV shows such as Silver Spoons and Diff'rent Strokes - "Whatchoo talkin' 'bout, Willis?"Then there's the My Movie Mash Up competition, judged by Sienna Miller among others, that offers a cool million to Brit film makers who submit their content. Stuff: The Movie here we come. Essentials Contact: MySpaceTV Related stories: YouTube is iPhone's twelfth app MySpace, eBay and YouTube go mobile MySpace tops video download charts