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Is it just us, or are these two mobile social networks pretty much identical to each other, and to Yelp?
Looking for friends to do something with this summer? Use these location-based services to find out where all your friends are.
A panel at SXSWi offers the debate: make the likes of Loopt, Brightkite, and Whrrl interoperable to ensure a level playing field, or let the industry just shake itself out.
Yet another "geo" social network, the mobile-centric Whrrl focuses on sharing reviews and recommendations rather than stalking your friends.
At CTIA, another new location-based service to stalk your buddies and kids.
Performance monitoring group WatchMouse tracked load time and error tallies for 104 social media sites, and has deemed Facebook the top culprit for poor performance. But it's just one survey, and results may be suspect.
Young mobile social networks on display include tools to phonecast, engage in location-based tagging, and win online contests.
These five mobile social networks are all vying to be the next hot thing. See how they stack up.