TITLE

Social networking goes mobile

AUTHOR(S)
Senia, Al
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Telecom Asia;Apr2007, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the emergence of social networking and mobile self-expression worldwide. Trivantis Corp. took GotZap portal globally to explain the concept to wireless carriers and wireless service providers. It is also a way to add multimedia content to mobile messaging. Mobile customers can use tools at the www.gotzapp.com to create their own mini-Web-like sites which can be sent in a single data transmission by using a special software.
ACCESSION #
24894324

 

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