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The Power of Mobile Computing in a Social Era
November/December 2010 (vol. 14 no. 6)
pp. 76-79
Cecilia Mascolo, University of Cambridge
The most powerful trend in mobile computing is that of increased online social activity. To meet users' future expectations, mobile computing researchers must consider current limitations and identify upcoming challenges.

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Index Terms:
mobile computing, social computing, social networking, mobile devices
Citation:
Cecilia Mascolo, "The Power of Mobile Computing in a Social Era," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 76-79, Nov.-Dec. 2010, doi:10.1109/MIC.2010.150
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