I’ll edit this later, but for now here’s the raw version of the morning presentations.
Stuart Malcolm from Yakara kicked off the morning session.
24 billion messages sent a month. Appeal is universal but only works one to one. Unfortunately there is no reply to all facility.
Community in the e-space consists of forums, chat, flirt, gams, voting, IM, sharing, greetings, dating, SMS,. These all vary in terms of how private or personal they are.
Adding value to your personal life, building a profile of the user and how they are sharing their life with their peers is the starting point for deciding which mobile community applications are relevant to the target audience.
(Poor Stuart spent a little too long on the preamble without getting to the meat of the issues).
Students could set up profiles for themselves in the
Virginstudent.com web site. SMS, logos, ringtones, and group messaging facility.
Profiles include some fairly interesting pictures of students