Day: February 29, 2008

  • There is so much of a highly personal nature going on in my life right now that I'm at a loss to speak of it.

    Meanwhile...Xanga, in the news:

    NEW YORK & HONG KONG & SAN DIEGO - (Business Wire) Xanga, the most visited social network in Hong Konga, and CSL, the largest Hong Kong mobile operator, announced today (Feb 21) that they have launched Xanga Mobile to CSL customers through Intercastings award-winning ANTHEM platform. For the first time in Hong Kong, CSL customers will have direct access to Xanga through a dedicated mobile application.

    The Xanga Mobile on-phone application allows CSL customers to keep in touch with friends, upload pictures directly with their handsets camera, post to their Xanga Weblog and more under one easy-to-use interface, with all screen pages optimized for mobile use. CSL is offering one-month free Xanga Mobile service to its customers upon subscription. The monthly service fee is HK$20, which is inclusive of all data charges. The service is supported by selected handsets and CSL will also pre-install the application software on its popular handsets to make Xanga Mobile available right out of the box.

    In addition, the messaging features of Xangas website will be fully connected to CSLs network through text and multimedia messaging soon.

    CSL is dedicated to providing exciting mobile entertainment to our trend-setting customers, said Christina Teo, Chief Marketing Officer at CSL. We are delighted to become Hong Kongs first mobile operator to launch Xanga Mobile. The advanced Xanga Mobile application is ideal for bringing the online social network to handsets.

    "Our Hong Kong users blog and network like crazy on Xanga's website. Now they can use their cellphones and Xanga Mobile to blog and keep in touch, from anywhere on the CSL mobile network, said John Hiler, Chief Executive Officer of Xanga.

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