Social networking via SMS in Pakistan

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



    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.