Ian Rodwell founded Loop Mobile sex chatting rooms years ago and for the past three years his mobile phone community site, Moko, has competed for attention with the likes of Facebook and MySpace.
The site is now expanding globally but Rodwell, 46, bristles at the suggestion that el chat estados unidos creation is just another social network. He says that, while social networks are deed to help us keep in touch with our existing friends, Moko is all about making new connections.
Moko's users - ingin Chat rooms for 15 year olds and about 1 million worldwide - can create profiles and add friends just like on Facebook, but the site centres on instant chat. Rather than being built for the desktop PC and then ported to web, it was made from the ground up to work predominantly on the mobile phone. Users post photos and videos to the site and chat rooms form around these contributions.
There is granny chat a chat lounge with various themed rooms including one running "quiz nights" and a "brain academy" where users can have "intelligent conversations". One of the most prolific Australian contributors to Moko is a year-old Goth model from Sexy chatting who goes by the handle " Countess ". She has been a member of the site for about three years and in that time has submitted thousands of MMS pictures and videos and amassed a list of about friends, 30 of whom she is now friends with in real life.
Countess, who would not give her real name, said Moko chat was far easier to free adult skype chat on the mobile than MySpace or Facebook.
It allowed her to meet "completely pachuca sex chat people that have the same interests but you wouldn't know it because you don't go to the same places in real life". Moko has a heavy music focus, allowing people to create fan s for their favourite artists. Countess runs the site's Marilyn Manson fan.
Rodwell said Moko's core user group was in the age range but its membership was extremely diverse, ranging from blue collar workers 95670 naughty chat students to business people. Females made up 60 per cent of its users and ed for 70 per cent of daily activity on the site. The site appealed to those who were socially isolated or part of fringe subcultures and particularly to those who were not often sitting at a PC, he said.
Users also have to pay the chat room joke MMS rate for ing photos and videos from their mobiles. Countess said that, despite the charges, she had not spent ificant amounts of money on the service because she had a generous mobile data bundle from 3.
Figures from besa chat show the average user logged in to Moko 30 times a month and spent 60 minutes on the site per session. Rodwell said Moko was already available to those in the US and Britain but would launch via carriers in the Philippines and Singapore next month, in India within two months and in several Latin American countries and Canada by Christmas.
He holds high hopes for the venture's success in emerging markets, where PC penetration is low but most people have internet-enabled mobile phones. Moko milks online sexchat instant chat fad. Please try again later.
The Sydney Morning Herald. By Asher Moses September 25, — Save Log inregister or subscribe to save articles for later.
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