Pitch.tv steers away from social?

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Interesting times over at Pitch.tv, the mobile entertainment and community service from Pitch Entertainment Group.

Pitch Mobile Social Network is a mobile service that takes the best of sites like Myspace, Flickr and Youtube and mashes them all into a single site you can access via your mobile or the Web.

Tom Gordon a lead developer in this effort has been working on the project for the past 9 months, especially on multiple types of chat, picture and video uploading and downloading, sharing, commenting and rating. Sophisticated stuff.

Tom also happens to blog over at Mobile Weblog and today he writes that:

“the parent company has decided to focus on other aspects of their subscription-based mobile content business, and not on the social networking aspects, which means the time has come for me to move on.”

Tom is now looking for new projects.

What could this all mean? I’ve emailed Pitch for comment, so I’ll update this post when they come back to me.

For now, however it appears that this sophisticated application may no longer be developed. Perhaps it was too early for the market? It’s hard to tell the business reasoning behind this move right now, especially in a market which is buzzing about the mobile social web because of the hype around Twitter and the like.

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