Rival social networking Web sites MySpace and Facebook have announced they will stream this week’s Michael Jackson memorial free to members.
The live stream from the Staples Center in Los Angeles starts 3am AEST Wednesday, and will also be broadcast on local television stations ABC1, 7, 9 and 10.
The MySpace live stream is provided courtesy of AEG, and Facebook's by CNN Live.
"The memorial will be streamed real time, free, and people will be able to comment or link over to Michael Jackson's profile," Sarah Joyce of MySpace Music told AFP.
Guest performers taking part in the 90-minute memorial include Mariah Carey, Usher, Stevie Wonder, and Lionel Richie.