Drugs,  Sex  &  Mobile Phones By Marlon Parker
 
 
 
 
<ul><li>“ 4 Billion Mobile phones worldwide and the largest distribution channel platform&quot;  </li></ul><ul><li>World B...
&quot; The cellphone industry is becoming a consumercentric solutions business &quot;  Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo ,  CEO of Noki...
&quot;Mobile is going to be the next big Internet phenomenon. It holds the key to greater access for everyone – with all t...
 
 
 
Community
 
 
“ My cell-phone  is my tool for change and my ticket to the rest of the world” Rae Goedeman,  Unemployed Single Mother  Ca...
“ Using my mobile I can change the world one instant message at a time and leave positive footprints in my community” Bren...
 
 
 
 
 
90+ users 13,000+ friends Daily Engagement 70 Users 7,000+ followers 80,000+ tweets 17 Blogs 2,200 Posts Guest Bloggers SA...
Advice Support Debt Counseling HIV/AIDS Substance  Abuse Careers
Sample Chat #1 4:17 PM  @mxit : i need support   me : how can i help 4:19 PM  @mxit : im using tik and desperately need he...
Sample Chat #2 3:41 PM  @mxit:  i've got this friend of mine i don't know whats wrong with her she tried commiting suicide...
Advice and Support <ul><li># of Subscribers:  + 50,000 </li></ul><ul><li># of Messages/Interactions:  +1,500,000 </li></ul...
 
“ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are...
Thank You www.rlabs.org www.marlonparker.co.za [email_address] Marlon Parker @marlonparker marlonct Makes Damiano +2721 46...
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  1. 1. Drugs, Sex & Mobile Phones By Marlon Parker
  2. 6. <ul><li>“ 4 Billion Mobile phones worldwide and the largest distribution channel platform&quot;  </li></ul><ul><li>World Bank,2008 </li></ul>
  3. 7. &quot; The cellphone industry is becoming a consumercentric solutions business &quot;  Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo , CEO of Nokia
  4. 8. &quot;Mobile is going to be the next big Internet phenomenon. It holds the key to greater access for everyone – with all the benefits that entails.&quot;  Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google
  5. 12. Community
  6. 15. “ My cell-phone  is my tool for change and my ticket to the rest of the world” Rae Goedeman, Unemployed Single Mother Cape Flats
  7. 16. “ Using my mobile I can change the world one instant message at a time and leave positive footprints in my community” Brent Williams, Ex-drug dealer and ex-gang member, Cape Flats
  8. 22. 90+ users 13,000+ friends Daily Engagement 70 Users 7,000+ followers 80,000+ tweets 17 Blogs 2,200 Posts Guest Bloggers SA Blog Award ZA WWW Award Entrepreneurship
  9. 23. Advice Support Debt Counseling HIV/AIDS Substance Abuse Careers
  10. 24. Sample Chat #1 4:17 PM  @mxit : i need support   me : how can i help 4:19 PM  @mxit : im using tik and desperately need help coz I have a 9 month old baby. 4:20 PM  me : well we are here to help 4:21 PM  @mxit : r u there   me : yes    how long hav u been using? 4:22 PM  @mxit : 6 years nd im only 18 nw   me : well are you willing to come and see someone in person? 4:23 PM  @mxit : yes i am. where   me : we are based in Bridgetown    66 Tarentaal Rd 4:26 PM u free during the day? @mxit :yes i did nd thanx i'll come in next week.
  11. 25. Sample Chat #2 3:41 PM @mxit: i've got this friend of mine i don't know whats wrong with her she tried commiting suicide a couple of times and she smokes weed how can i help her? 3:46 3:42 PM  me : hw old is she? how old is your friend 3:45 PM @mxit: She's 14 PM   me : do her parents knw dat she tryd 2 commit suicide? 3:47 PM I c.Do you know why your friend wants to commit suicide?    that is young so does her parents know she is smoking 3:50 PM  @mxit : Ja her parents know they caught her smoking it so she tried 2 commit suicide and i want to help her but i don't know how 3:52 PM  me : Does she mix with friends who smoke? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja we are 6 in the group 4 of them are smokers its just me and my sister who dont smoke 3:54 PM  me : Wil she spk 2 sum1 in person if she cn get help? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja she wants hlp and I dnt know what 2 do 3:55 PM me: which area do u live? 3:56 PM    @mxit: In pta 3:56 PM me: we will gt sum1 in pta 2 help. Can u wait online 4 da numbers?   3:58 PM @mxit: k
  12. 26. Advice and Support <ul><li># of Subscribers: + 50,000 </li></ul><ul><li># of Messages/Interactions: +1,500,000 </li></ul><ul><li># of LIVE Conversations : 50,685 </li></ul><ul><li>Average # of conversations: 245 </li></ul><ul><li>Maximum # of conversations: 473 </li></ul>
  13. 28. “ Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
  14. 29. Thank You www.rlabs.org www.marlonparker.co.za [email_address] Marlon Parker @marlonparker marlonct Makes Damiano +2721 469 1138 +2721 637 4037 +2776 403 4920
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