Sunday 3 July 2005

Mobile social networking could be bigger than online networking sites

Mobile social networks are (predominately) consumer tools that help users find dates, keep in touch with friends, share photos, and update their personal blogs via their mobile phones. BusinessWeek makes a good observation that "mobile social networks could eventually snag more users and generate more revenue than online social-networking sites. After all, the installed base of cell-phone users is much larger: There are 2 billion cell phones in the world, vs. fewer than 700 million PCs."

A couple of examples of some US-based mobile social networks are and WhoAt.

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