Social networking bigger than porn

We knew it was big, but it would now appear that social networking is even more popular than porn. Statistics are suggesting that people are accessing social networks such as Facebook, Bebo and online flirting network Flirtomatic far more than adult sites via their mobile phone. Indeed Vodafone alone are reporting 100,000 unique Facebook hits every day which loosely translates as being 36.5 million unique visits every year from Vodafone devices.

 

Operators and manufacturers are both recognising the popularity of the social networking phenomenon with a whole host of devices gearing towards providing the type of experience you would find on a PC. 3 recently teamed up with INQ to produce the social network heavy INQ1, while both the BlackBerry Storm and the T-Mobile G1 have dedicated Facebook applications embedded on their device.

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