Social network hi5 goes mobile

hi5 the social networking website has launched a worldwide service for mobile phone users. The San Francisco based company said hi5 Mobile is now available for mobile phones in 26 languages.
Hi5 Mobile service has been optimised for mobile device which include the likes of Apple, Nokia, Research In Motion, LG, Samsung, Motorola and Sony Ericsson.

hi5 member can now send and receive messages, status updates, see profiles, share images, add friends, and see who is online all by using their mobile phone.

CEO of hi5, Ramu Yalamanchi, said in a statement: “Mobile use represents a huge opportunity for social networking and this functionality is particularly relevant to hi5’s international user base, who are more advanced than their U.S. counterparts in terms of mobile device usage. We are providing the tools for users to connect and share information with their hi5 network from almost anywhere in the world. In addition, as we see the number of users accessing hi5 via their mobile phones increase, it will open up the opportunity to roll out hyper-localized advertising.”

Source — informationweek

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