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Social Media & Mobile Post Turkey Round-up

December 12, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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I took a blogging break for Turkey, so this social media and mobile round-up includes the most interesting news in mobile and social media since November 21:

Nov 14: Weekly Social Media & Mobile News Summary

November 14, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Apple Apple is now the #2 smartphone manufacturer. Nokia remains #1, RIM is now#3, and Motorola is #4. More here. The iPhone surpassed the Motorola Razr as the top selling consumer phone. Facebook TechCrunch reports that Facebook violated its own privacy policy to give Microsoft access to user emails: “Microsoft’s Invite2Messenger appears to violate that […]

11/7/08: Weekly Round-up of Social Media & Mobile News

November 7, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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AOL: AOL announced its earnings this week.  The most interesting part of the report: “Revenues decreased 17% ($207 million) to $1.0 billion, due to a 26% decline ($165 million) in Subscription revenues and a 6% decrease ($33 million) in Advertising revenues. The decline in Subscription revenues reflects mainly a decrease in domestic AOL brand subscribers, […]

One Giant Step for Nokia… One Small Step for the Evolution of Mobile

July 25, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Financing, Mobile
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Today, Nokia announced its acquisition of a small social media and media sharing platform company called Twango, which was founded by former Microsofters.  While expensive (sources report the cost of nearly $100 Million), the acquisition has the potential to be a monumental game changer for Nokia. Regardless, it is a step in the right direction […]

Google to Launch a Phone?! Here’s Hoping it’s Fully Loaded with Social Features!

March 7, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Review, Social Media
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Polaris Venture Partners general partner Simeon Simeonov is the latest to suggest that Google is working on a mobile Phone. In his blog, Simeonov divulges that Andy Rubin (who founded Danger and later, Asteroid, which was ultimately sold to Google) is working with a team of about 100 people on a Google phone.   He also […]

Palm’s Treo 750: A Review & Software Recommendations

January 9, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Review
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I know, I know, this blog is meant to be about social media and social networking, but I couldn’t resist writing about another piece of new technology that I know well – the Treo 750, one of the newest GSM Windows Mobile phones on the market.  On January 5th, Palm, Inc. announced the launch of […]

Mobile Operators / OEMs & Social Networking: Release the Hounds!

November 28, 2006 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
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Companies are currently using social media and social networking sites as a platform for evangelizing their own products and/or improving their image.  Even more interesting, is the way that companies (particularly mobile operators and OEMs) are thinking about how social media/social networking can: Make their products/services more attractive and usable to customers Increase customer numbers/ […]



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