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Looking towards Mobile World Congress ’09

In nearly a month from now, Mobile World Congress will be over, done and dusted, put to bed, an ex-event, acabado – finished. What are we expecting to see, what are we likely to experience, what will astound us and what will we all be talking about five weeks from now? From what we’ve already […]

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Mobile Social Networks: What’s their future?

I’ll admit it; I’m one of those weird people who click that box that enables websites to send out lots of pointless newsletters. I live in the hope one day they’ll serve a purpose or value – like the Woolworths ones did (once upon a time) – and of course updates on other websites and […]

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MySpace and Vodafone in Global Partnership

MySpaceID, formerly called — rather unimaginatively — Data Availability, is announced today. It enables MySpace users to be in control of their personal and portable social identity whenever they travel online. MySpaceID allows users to: · Connect MySpace profile data to partner sites (Now available) · Find MySpace friends on a partner site (Now available) […]

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MySpace Blackberry App downloaded 400,000 times in 7 days

You read that right. 400,000 downloads of the official RIM application for MySpace. 15 million messages have been sent using the app in the 7 days since it’s been live. 2 million mood and status updates already. You know, somewhere in RIM, there’s a chap or lady who was nominally in charge of applications and […]

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1 percent of mobile users on social networks

It seems that mobile networking users are sticking to their old favourite platforms from the fixed Internet world: MySpace and Facebook are the most popular social networking sites across both mobile and fixed usage. Nielsen reckons around 1.6 percent of UK mobile users now access social networking sites on their phones, compared to 1.7 percent […]

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Sprint adds MySpace to its friends

Sprint is obviously feeling generous these days – it’s giving away free mobile access to MySpace Mobile on all web-enabled phones – which it claims is a first for any US operator – to coincide with the official launch of MySpace’s mobile site. MySpace users will get all the usual goodies – including being able […]