04:43 PM
Irwin Lazar
Irwin Lazar
Connect Directly

MySpace Goes Mobile

Sprint announced "MySpace Mobile", a client application to enable MySpace users to easily manage their sites from any web-enabled Sprint phone.  MySpace also unveiled a mobile version of its web site (  I don't see a whole lot of value in bundled applications, I don't think consumers will pick a phone or a service based on the bundled apps, rather they will demand applications that work on any phone from any service.

Still, there have been a slew of announcements in recent days of products/services that extend social networking to the mobile user.   Given the rapidly growing reliance on mobile devices for virtual workers, it's nice to see that we're moving away from the model of the mobile phone as a cost center, and toward approaches that fully integrate mobile devices into social networking services and products.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
White Papers
Current Issue
Increasing IT Agility and Speed To Drive Business Growth
Learn about the steps you'll need to take to transform your IT operation and culture into an agile organization that supports business-driving initiatives.
Twitter Feed
InformationWeek Radio
Sponsored Live Streaming Video
Everything You've Been Told About Mobility Is Wrong
Attend this video symposium with Sean Wisdom, Global Director of Mobility Solutions, and learn about how you can harness powerful new products to mobilize your business potential.