Twitter will now join Facebook, Myspace and Bebo as part of Orange's Social Life service, an internet portal allowing users to access all four social networking sites from one place.
The Mobile Data Association's "state of the nation" report into how Brits are using mobile data suggests that — surprise, surprise — we're not bored of texting or sending picture messaging. Mobile Internet is increasing in popularity, too. During the whole of 2007, nearly 57 billion text messages were sent, along with half-a-billion picture messages. There were nearly 18 million mobile Internet users; around 23% of all mobile users in the UK. On New Year's Eve, 290 million text messages were sent — 30% up on NYE 2006 — while nearly two million video and picture messages were sent.
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Waleli, a wireless innovations company, has developed a new system called MMS-witness that allows anyone with a camera on their mobile phone to assist in fighting crime. It allows the police to easily accept pictures and movies taken by members of the public using mobile phones, and is supposed to increase the chances of a successful arrest by then sending relevant images back to police officers in the locality.