Social networking via SMS in Pakistan

College student develops free-to-use portal that can be accessed by mobile phone text messaging.

Pakistan

Hundreds of millions of people around the world use social networking websites like Facebook, a luxury inaccessible in areas with limited Internet access.

But a first-year Pakistani college student, Shehzad Khan has developed an alternative – a free-to-use social networking portal that can be used via short message service (SMS) via a mobile phone.

Al Jazeera’s Imtiaz Tyab reports from Peshawar.

Source: Al Jazeera

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