Blogs: mobile social networking

Samsung has developed a smartphone that senses emotions, knows if you're ticked, and reacts accordingly such as marking your tweet or other social networking with a symbol to reveal your mood. The prototype can guess if you're 'happy, sad, surprised, fearful, angry, or disgusted.' The mobile phone may even send a special ringtone like a heads up alert to the caller's emotional state.

January 10, 2012 5:45 PM EST

It's 2009. We all carry little computers in our pockets. So why do we still exchange personal data like our names, titles, company names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses and employers' mailing addresses via tiny sheets of dead tree pulp?

Turns out we don't have to.

February 20, 2009 6:38 PM EST

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. -- Juniper Research says that, thanks to advertising, revenues from user-generated content (UGC) will rise from $1.1 billion today to $7.3 billion five years from now. The hottest segment of UGC? Mobile social networking.

September 18, 2008 1:10 PM EDT