MySpace might feel like a teenage nightmare from two years ago, but the site still commands an audience of more than 20 million users a month just on mobile phones. This week, MySpace has upgraded its mobile phone interface, and also announced plans for Palm Pre and Nokia S60 applications for accessing MySpace (it already offers BlackBerry, Android and iPhone versions). MySpace's famously cluttered interface needs some serious stripping down to work on a phone, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Do you prefer accessing social networking sites via your existing mobile browser, or through specialised applications?
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