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R-U-In? - Exploiting Rich Presence and Converged Communications for Next-Generation Activity-Oriented Social Networking

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R-U-In? - Exploiting Rich Presence and Converged Communications for Next-Generation Activity-Oriented Social Networking
—With the growing popularity of social networking, traditional Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Telecom operators have both started exploring new opportunities to boost their revenue streams. The efforts have facilitated consumers to stay connected to their favorite social networks, be it from an ISP portal or a mobile device. The use of Web 2.0 technologies and converged communication tools has further led to a rise in both user-generated content as well as contextual information (i.e. rich presence) about users – including their current location, availability, interests and moods. In this evolving landscape, social networking players need to innovate for value-centric usage models that increase customer stickiness, along with business models to monetize the social media. To this end, we present R-U-In?1 - an activity-oriented social networking system for users to collaborate and participate in activities of mutual interest. Activities can be initiated and scheduled on-demand...
Nilanjan Banerjee, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Koustuv D
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where MDM
Authors Nilanjan Banerjee, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Koustuv Dasgupta, Sumit Mittal, Seema Nagar, Saguna
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