Social networking from any phone in the developing world

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There's little doubt mobile phones can have an empowering effect on those in developing nations, and we've already seen efforts to use such technologies for improved income opportunities and healthcare, to name just two examples. Now Finnish Sibesonke—a spinoff from Nokia Siemens Networks—is doing something similar to give underprivileged consumers new access to classifieds, chat and social networking services. Sibesonke's vision is to empower the 2.5 million or so disadvantaged mobile phone users in emerging and developing countries. Specifically, it has built a service that's accessible with even the simplest mobile phone using interactive telecommunication protocols. There's no need to…

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