The latest report released by Juniper Research predicts that the revenue generated through mobile gambling services could touch $100 billion by 2017.
Facebook has announced that they will soon launch a range of new services including a facility to allow advertisers to place ads on mobiles and in their main homepage news feed. This will be the first time that ads will be seen in the main content section of the popular social network or on their mobile service.
MobiLens, a service of comScore, has just released a report on the growth of mobile applications and browser content. According to their findings, social networking has seen the largest amount of growth in both mobile as well as browser access.
Juniper Research has predicted that demand for Web 2.0 services on mobile phones and the associated annual revenues from those services will reach $18.9 billion by 2014.
The results of a study conducted recently by the Nielsen group, show that women use mobiles for social networking much more than men do.
Facebook will shortly launch a new version of the social network, called ‘Facebook Zero’ for mobile Web users.
Last week saw Google launch two very social applications for mobile handsets. The first, Latitude, allows users to see where their friends are on a mobile map. The latest release, My Tracks, allows users to share where they have been.
Google Latitude, the latest service from the UK’s favourite brand, was launched this week. Users can find out where their friends and contacts are and can send and receive status messages via their mobile handsets.
After having been in the limelight for all the wrong reasons – announcing layoffs for a 1,000 people and then receiving an unsolicited take-over offer by Microsoft – Yahoo! is trying to revive its sagging fortunes by introducing a new service which promises to revolutionise the way users will communicate.