MySpace, Facebook Hampering Mobile Social Networking

While social networks such as MySpace and Facebook dominate the mobile SN market, the next big trend is location-based services — and a host of smaller companies are already emerging to compete for this business.  However, most are having a difficult time breaking the stranglehold their bigger competitors enjoy — and fingers are now being pointed, charging the top duo with getting in the way of the development and evolution of mobile SN’s.  ARSTechnica’s David Chartier looks at the troubles.