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Rummble, Whrrl: Social networking doppelgangers

Is it just us, or are these two mobile social networks pretty much identical to each other, and to Yelp?

By October 24, 2007


Find your friends with these services

Looking for friends to do something with this summer? Use these location-based services to find out where all your friends are.

By July 14, 2009


Does location-based networking need some direction?

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.

By March 17, 2009


Whrrl parent company nets $15 million in funding

Yet another "geo" social network, the mobile-centric Whrrl focuses on sharing reviews and recommendations rather than stalking your friends.

By May 27, 2008


BuddyFinder's friend-tracker: Kind of blah

At CTIA, another new location-based service to stalk your buddies and kids.

By April 4, 2008


Facebook tops one list of 'slow and inaccessible' social networks

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.

By January 10, 2008


Meet emerging mobile social networks

Young mobile social networks on display include tools to phonecast, engage in location-based tagging, and win online contests.

By November 15, 2007


Five shiny new mobile social networks

These five mobile social networks are all vying to be the next hot thing. See how they stack up.

By October 24, 2007