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Oodle targets social networks

Service syndicates listings to Facebook, MySpace, Twitter

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Online classified ad service Oodle has launched a self-service platform for real estate agents that automatically uploads their for-sale listings, distributes them to more than 200 Web sites, and helps them generate viral exposure on social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.Oodle Pro distributes listings to classified marketplaces that Oodle powers for Facebook and MySpace, where they are visible to the entire community -- not just agents' friends. Agents' profiles are tied to the listings, helping them promote their brand.Listings are also shared automatically with members of agents' Facebook and Twitter networks, providing them with added visibility as consumers discuss them with friends, said Oodle Chief Executive Officer Craig Donato.Wherever they appear on the Internet, Oodle Pro listings link back to agents' profiles on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Agents can create a tab on their Facebook page and MySpace profile, creating a "mini Web site" to showc...