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Social Media on the Road: Mobile Technologies and Future Traffic Research
January-March 2011 (vol. 18 no. 1)
pp. 8-10
Oskar Juhlin, Mobile Life VinnExcellence Centre
Many of us spend a lot of time on the road. This article gives insight into the potential for social media to make this time more interesting and meaningful for drivers and passengers. The author illustrates the new field of social media on the road for selected applications that promise to improve driving time by facilitating interaction with the other road users and the surrounding environment.

1. O. Juhlin, Social Media on the Road—The Future of Car Based Computing, Springer Verlag, 2010.
2. D. Appleyard et al., The View from the Road, MIT Press, 1964.

Index Terms:
driving, social interaction, mobile social media
Citation:
Oskar Juhlin, "Social Media on the Road: Mobile Technologies and Future Traffic Research," IEEE Multimedia, vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 8-10, Jan.-March 2011, doi:10.1109/MMUL.2011.16
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