December 01, 2005

Hey You! Bloghead !

Moblogging takes root as more uses are found for the mobile phone.

In Sept 2005 a search for ‘hurricane Katrina blog’ yielded more than 6 million results, triggering reminders of an earlier tsunami that also spurred blogs, and an untold number of SMS’s.
On the PhoneFar from heading for the hills, bloggers are now heading for their cellphones! And if blogging was about unabashed expression, then moblogs are expressions on-the-fly; emo on the go! And express they do – moblogs, like blogs, are occasionally brilliant, usually bland, at times shocking ..... but always a good read!

“Elindra”, 27 who has been moblogging on since Aug 04, ‘can discuss any topic under the sun’ - and she frequently does. Her meandering moblog ‘another day in paradise’ gives frank opinions of work, bosses, taxi drivers and those “young adults these days (who) cannot take hard work”.