Finding Friends in New Places

Alleven, Monica
February 2007
Wireless Week;2/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p24
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the friend-finder services in mobile phones. It is offered for free with other services since it is on its early stage of commercial availability. The service is not yet interoperable between operators. Users may broadcast their locations to friends through global positioning system. According to Chuck Fletcher, co-founder of Mologogo which offers a friend-finder platform, people shares a lot of information and they are more interested in being seen than protect their privacy.


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