Communities on the Move

Last night I attended Communities on the Move an NMK event looking at how the mobile Internet will change online communities. Chaired by the IPPR's ever-thoughtful Will Davies discussion roamed wide and far.

Interesting nuggets:

  • The mobile Internet is developing 'backwards' with commercial content coming first and free stuff coming later – totally opposite to the 'wired' Internet.

  • Todd Tran noted how people are very price insensitive with ring tones and other mobile purchases. They will often buy a ring tone or movie clip for