The Potential Of Social Network Mobility

This is a pretty good article on social network sites, and the benefits of them developing a mobile aspect. “It is unclear whether mobile will be the primary or secondary platform for social networking, but it is clear that it will have an important part to play,” says Grant Smuts, chief commercial officer at mobile content firm FoneStarz. “24×7 access is a definite USP, and uploading and downloading content is a realistic example of where mobile can be advantageous. However, for writing long weblogs, viewing higher quality and long audio/video content that requires higher bandwidth, the Internet will remain the primary source of such material. At least for the forseeable future.”
That’s true… there’s also the fact that the main demographic for social networking sites is also the demographic that is most comfortable with mobile phones. Not to mention that most countries in the world have a higher penetration of mobiles than of PCs…