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Social networking sites breaking free from the PC

Services offering cellphone links

Sites are letting people type cellphone updates to keep friends informed when they are on-the-go. Sites are letting people type cellphone updates to keep friends informed when they are on-the-go. (WENDY MAEDA/GLOBE STAFF)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / September 17, 2007

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Inhabiting the real world may seem like a mobile, social experience to most people. But for the digitally dependent, riding a crowded bus can be more isolating than sitting in a room alone with a computer. (Full article: 878 words)

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