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22 October 2012 No Comment

Let’s examine some social networking applications for teens and kids.

Llama for smartphone users

Llama uses the cell phone towers to operate by default and thus finishes the battery like a bottle of bourbon. That is faster as compared to Global Positioning System and Wi-Fi usage. In a populous area, that is not bad. It would have been difficult with GPS and Wi-Fi options available.

It is a free application in Android Market, but if you buy the llama for one and half dollar donation version, then you are promoting product development. It has the Locale SMS plug in and can be used to send texts costing one buck.

As of 2012, there is no third party application, which exists for the Apple smartphones. Reminders, is an application which can provide location wise events and does not give social interaction features.

Sharing location: Not a problem

Google Latitude is an application from the house of Google. It enables you to find friends and your pals find you. It’s an application for sharing location and can be used in:

1:  iPhone

2: Android

3: Blackberry

4: Windows Mobile

5: Symbian

The application will show, where you are right now and reveal your friends the location.

You can run, but you can’t hide.

The Google latitude is a free application from house of Google and also available at the Apple Store. It’s available everywhere. Also, it is combined with the Google maps for mobile.

Trending music and hot favorites

The Last.fm is a social music discovery application, which tracks the songs; you listen to on the smartphone or computer. It uses a technology called scrobbing. It marks the music you like.

It will recommend the songs currently being liked by your pals. You can peek at what kind of music your friends like.

Last.fm application integrates social and music features. Listen the latest music and get recommendations. Find concert information with Last.fm. The premium subscription fees is three bucks a month. You can use last.fm on iPod touch, Android and iPhone.

You can also use it on the Windows mobile.

Group video chatting

If you want to do video chatting on your smartphone then there is an application called Face Time. It is available on iOS. But, if you not exactly satisfied with the application, then Google Plus comes to the party.

Google Plus is free and also has video chats. The video chats are called hangouts. They need Android 2.1 and iOS 4 operating system to operate. Everyone needs to have a Google Plus account.

Join the hangouts by the smartphone can remain with the crowd. It’s a neat and tidy application.

The hangouts are not just used for video chatting with pals and family relatives though. You can broadcast your own talk show and do event planning as well as business meetings.

Michael Dell is the founder of Dell computers. But, Dell as an organization had made full use of the hangouts to extract feedback. The CEO Michael Dell uses hangouts to connect with his dedicated customers.

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