Social Media Journal on Ulitzer
I have been waiting for a worthy topic to make my first Ulitzer post and the
events taking place in Iran are sweeping the Internet and world by storm.
Below is an email providing a first hand account of the events that took
place in Tehran on June 15th, 2009. My sincere hopes and wishes are with the
people of Iran in this tumultuous time.
If you find this report of any value, please share it with as many people as
possible. Facebook is filtered and internet is very slow in Iran!
Observations On The Course Of Events of 15th June 2009 in Tehran
I left my home in Tajrish along with my family at 3 p.m. We went down Valiast
Street which is the main northern-southern avenue in Tehran and entered the
Evin Exp'way which leads to Enghelab Street.
We knew that people are supposed to gather in Enghelab Sq. (Revolution Sq.)
at 4 and march toward A... (more)
Netbiscuits added new devices to their database (already 5,000+) within the
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Samsung GT-S8000 (Jet), in addition to the ones below:
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Kyocera M2000 Xt-c
Samsung SPH-M310 (Slash)
LG LX175 (Flare)
Nokia 5530 XpressMusic
Sony Ericsson Satio (idou)
Nokia 7070 (Prism)
Nokia 6212 classic
Nokia 2730 (Turbo)
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software platform for mobile web sites has licensed the data from the ADAC
and now both provides and operates this concise, new mobile web portal. The
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more than 6,000 different end devices worldwide. In doing so, developers can
fall back on their experience in the area of web applications and XML,
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Android, BlackBerry, SMS and m.WhitePages.com mobile offerings.
With popular features like caller identification and reverse phone lookup,
click to call, GPS-aware directory services and directions, WhitePages mobile
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callers, to providing ... (more)