Nokia and Moblogs
And Russell continues in Nokia: Mobile Media with:
Both during the presentation and in response to a question from an analyst about mobiles in the imaging market, Vanjoki stressed that the ability to post photos online and annotate those pictures (“your life” I think he said) as an important differentiator for mobile phones with cameras. This is very interesting to me, as I had the idea that moblogging is a niche idea with a limited audience. But it seems that Nokia is really excited about the idea and is putting a lot of weight on the ability of people to post their pictures online, not just in a photo album, but in a way that becomes entertainment to others.
See Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and General Manager Multimedia, presentation about mobile multimedia at the Nokia Investors meeting: 2003 Capital Market Days
See also: From Alan Reiter: A key to success will be providing a very rich service that can be used in a step-by-step manner so it doesn’t overwhelm new subscribers.