Part of the Computational Social Sciences book series (CSS)


Mobile social networking is the next chapter in social networking. It bridges and fuses offline and online together to create one homogeneous social network. This chapter summarizes the objectives of MSNs, provides our vision about future MSNs, and identifies the new challenges and opportunities ahead.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Xpress Internet Services, NokiaBeijingChina
  2. 2.Institut Mines-Telecom/Telecom SudParisEvry CedexFrance

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