List of social networking providers that offer mobile phone-based
services for sharing personal content, such as files, photos, notes, messages
and blogs, with other people.
Remotely access and share your content from your cell phone. Share access
with anyone, wherever you are. Join the major networks such as Facebook,
MySpace and Twitter. Then try another network that appeals to your individual
needs and preferences. Most services are free (excluding wireless carrier
fees) and let you control who sees what content. Use the mobile Web addresses
on your cell phone.
- aka-aki – Germany-based
social network site.
Best Mobile Pix – Submit your photos for a chance to win prizes.
View and vote on pictures from your Sprint Picture Mail account. By
- Brightkite – Keep up with
friends and places.
- Broadtexter – Mobile
club for music fans.
- Cyworld – Popular Korean-language
social networking service. Create your own "virtual room."
Access from cell phones. Also Cyworld
Japanese and Cyworld Chinese.
Owned by South Korean-based SK Telecom.
- Facebook Mobile –
Popular social networking site offers mobile Web, uploads and text.
Mobile Web: http://m.facebook.com.
for iPhone – Facebook application for iPhone.
- Facebook for Touchscreen
Phones – Facebook site for use with touchscreen phones such
as iPhone and Android. Mobile Web: http://touch.facebook.com.
- Foursquare – Location-based
social networking website where users "check-in" at venues using a mobile
website, text message or mobile application. Get Points and earn Badges.
It's a friend-finder and city guide.
- Friendster Mobile –
Popular online social networking service offers mobile service in the
Philippines to Sun Cellular, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications
- Friendstribe – Social
networking site designed to be used from your cell phone through text
- Gowalla – Location-based social
networking service where users "check-in" at Spots they visit,
either through a mobile application or through the mobile website, to
keep up with friends or discover new places. Receive bonuses for "checking
in" at venues.
- Jaiku – Social networking
and micro-blogging service. Owned by Google.
- JuiceCaster – Create
content and blogs to share with your friends on your cell phones.
- Loopt – Mobile social network
available through main U.S. carriers. Free for a year and then $4 per
- Mobile Faker – Got
an awkward social or work dilemma? Schedule a Faux Call for your handset
to rescue you. InstaLife: Wallpapers to create fake boyfriends, girlfriends,
pets and lives. Rejection Lines: Creative and humorous lines to end
- MobiLuck – Location-based
mobile social network for meeting friends. Available in 15 languages.
- Moblabber – Groups for
discussing common interests online and mobile.
- MocoSpace – Free mobile
phone community. Chat, forums, relationships, and share files.
- Motorola Share
– Remote access and content sharing service for owners of select
- MyGamma – Mobile
community for blogs, groups, chat and games.
Mobile – Popular social networking community.
- NowThen – Share mobile
- Rabble – Mobile picture-sharing,
friends, blogging, places, groups and messaging.
- ShoZu – Mobile social media
services. Connect with other popular social networking sites.
- Treemo – Share digital
media using mobile. Available in 4 languages.
- Twitter for
Mobile – Social networking and micro-blogging service allows
users to send text updates via SMS, instant messaging or Mobile Web.
Mobile Web: http://m.twitter.com.
- Veeker – Share video and
picture messages using mobile and web.
- Wadja – Mobile social network
to send free unlimited text messages worldwide. Label content and conversations
in real-time. Available in 10 languages.
- WattPad – Read and share
user-supplied stories and text files on your mobile phone.
- WebDate Mobile – Popular
singles and dating site in North America has a mobile feature.
- Yahoo! Mobile: Photos
– Flickr for Mobile. Upload, save and share your photos via cell
phone. Turn your favorite photos into screen-savers.
- Yahoo! Mobile – Mobile
mail. address, calendar, news, search and more.
- YouTube Mobile –
Very popular video site. Play videos on your phone. Create videos from
- Zannel – Mobile video and
photo blogging community. Post content to other social network sites.
- Zingku – Share photos,
send invitations, conduct polls, and connect with friends by integrating
your cell phone with a personalized web site. Acquired by Google.
- Zyb – Organize and store personal
contact information on your cell phone. Connect with people on other
social networks. Acquired by Vodafone. New service called Vodafone
Note – There are two markup languages used to design mobile
Web pages and referenced above. Your mobile phone browser may or may not
- HDML (Handheld Device Markup Language) – is Openwave's
proprietary Web markup language. HDML pages can only be viewed on Web-enabled
mobile phones that use an Openwave browser. HDML was developed before
WAP. It uses Openwave's Handheld Device Transport Protocol (HDTP) instead
- WML (Wireless Markup Language) – is an open Web markup
language developed by Openwave and based on HDML. WML pages can be viewed
on any mobile device that supports WAP. WML is supported by almost every
mobile phone browser around the world.