- Near Field Communication Technology Could Boost Location-Based Social Networks
Posted on: January 09 2012
USA Today (1-7-12) While near field communication is usually associated with the ability to make physical location payments with your phone, there are plenty of social networking applications that could benefit from the technology. Think about being able to check in at a location (through geography-based networks like Google Latitudes, Yelp or FourSquare) by simply touching your phone to a sign. What about being able to friend, connect or like someone by simply tapping your phone to theirs. No need to even introduce yourself. Just hold out your phone and you are all set.
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