Google moves beyond the pc with textmessaging social networking service. That ancient mobile service, all of two or three years old, and one of the. In addition, software for mobile phones has been explicitly designed to. Making connections, here and now the new york times. A case study of dodgeball oxford academic journals. The actual title of the dodgeball patent is locationbased social software for mobile devices.
Users text their location to the service, which then notifies them of crushes, friends, friends friends and interesting venues nearby. With the evolution of the mobile platform and the rapid adoption of mobile devices such as cell phones and other handheld devices, social networks, which b. Dodgeball was a locationbased social networking software provider for mobile devices. That facebook location patent forgot to mention crowleys. Slam social, location, annotation, mobile is a microsoft research community technologies group project, developed with the microsoft photo and imaging experience pix team. Dodgeball is a msns that seeks to facilitate social connection and. The development and proliferation of mobile social networks have the. A mobile social network system msns allows groups of friends to be accessed and engaged with from ones mobile phone. Dodgeball is a mix of social networks, cell phone mes. Social mobile is a vertically integrated oem and consultancy specializing in designing customizable gms androidpowered smart solutions for enterprise. Google buys dodgeball textmessage networking service. We design, develop, and deploy turnkey solutions that enable our clients to bring their services and products to market quickly and efficiently.
Dodgeball of doom is a simple and fun game for all ages you must avoid this spiky ball, and other obstacles by dragging your dodgeball around. If you do, find a dodgeball league or tournament in toledo, oh and meet likeminded folks ready for a war. In a post on photosharing site flickr, dennis crowley. One of the first pieces of mobile social software was dodgeball, which sends registered participants text messages when other participants or. Dodgeball is not oppressing our children, it is teaching. Pdf mobile social networks and public space researchgate. Dodgeball, the textmessage based social networking service, seems to have been left for dead. Dodgeball is a locationbased social networking software provider for mobile devices. Google acquires mobile socialnetworking company dodgeball. Google has acquired, the new yorkbased mobile social networking site.
Dodgeball is a msns that seeks to facilitate social connection and coordination among friends in urban public spaces. Dodgeball is a social networking software provider for mobile devices. And yes, we said mososo thats what the coolkids huge nerds call mobile social software. Users optin with their location by sending a text message from their mobile phone. Dennis crowley, the founder of dodgeball, and alex rainert have both left the sink. Social software researcher danah boyd said twitter is owning the festival. If you do, find a dodgeball league or tournament in philadelphia, pa and meet likeminded folks ready for a war. Dodgeball was a locationbased service based around sms. Consider the fate of dodgeball, an innovative mobile service that was a predecessor to twitter, jaiku, and the many locationaware apps that now clog up the iphone. Learn about our upcoming leagues and events indicates required indicates required. At least 3 players from each team on the court must be female. Dodgeball is used as a case study of mobile social networks. Users texted their location to the service, which then notified them of crushes, friends, friends friends and interesting venues nearby. It, too, lets your friends know what youre doing, and where youre going, and it, too.
Mobile social networks and urban public space semantic scholar. That ancient mobile service, all of two or three years old, and one of the very first socalled mobile social software servicesmosososis still around. I have to say that most of this mobile wireless social software always makes me think of a dating service moreso than a community builder or friendfinder but the examples that jambo give on their blog make it seem much more usable. When nick douglas, an aspiring comedy writer in san francisco, wanted to avoid an annoying couple in his neighborhood, he turned to dodgeball. Dodgeball is not oppressing our children, it is teaching them life dodgeball is about becoming and adult, its good exercise, and it teaches our kids how to be tough. Google shut down the service in 2009, the same year foursquare also cofounded by dennis crowley was started. Users texted their location to the service, which then notified them of. A mobile social network system msns allows groups of friends to be accessed.
Google acquired it in 2005, but the team left in 2007. As covered here earlier, dodgeball is a mobile app that helps you navigate your social scene assuming you live in nyc. Slam is a mobile social software application for windows mobile smartphone devices that enables for groupcentric, realtime communication and photosharing. Users text their location to the service, which then notifies them of crushes, friends, friends friends and. But it turns out that dodgeball lives up to its memes.111 966 1154 481 1372 564 491 919 739 1265 691 32 889 953 155 1046 711 336 75 1285 699 382 53 712 1014 2 1230 444 62 1095 759 536 1467 434 412 577 607 1267 1265 1094 557 853 1473 1402 1164 1297 221