Mobile Instant Messaging: Help at the finger tips of addicts Wesley Nitsckie & Marlon Parker
 
 
TENSION
 
 
What do you have in your hand?
 
<ul><li>&quot;Mobile is going to be the next big Internet phenomenon. It holds the key to greater access for everyone – wi...
<ul><li>“ My cell-phone  is my tool for change and my ticket to the rest of the world” </li></ul><ul><li>Rae Goedeman,  </...
<ul><li>“ Using my mobile I can change the world one instant message at a time and leave positive footprints in my communi...
Drug Advice Support
 
 
 
Sample Conversation <ul><li>4:17 PM  @mxit : i need support </li></ul><ul><li>  me : how can i help </li></ul><ul><li>4:19...
No. of Subscribers: 9,193 No. of Messages: 746,440 Avg no. of conversations per session:  30,685 / 250 hours = 122.5 per h...
Drug Related Conversations
Other Conversations
Advice Support HIV/AIDS Career guidance Disaster Management Corporate  Communication Crime  Reporting
Conclusion
Thank You Wesley Nitsckie [email_address] @wesleynitsckie
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Mobile Instant Messaging: Help at the fingertips of Addicts

  1. 1. Mobile Instant Messaging: Help at the finger tips of addicts Wesley Nitsckie & Marlon Parker
  2. 4. TENSION
  3. 7. What do you have in your hand?
  4. 9. <ul><li>&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;  </li></ul><ul><li>Eric Schmidt, </li></ul><ul><li>CEO of Google </li></ul>
  5. 10. <ul><li>“ My cell-phone  is my tool for change and my ticket to the rest of the world” </li></ul><ul><li>Rae Goedeman, </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployed Single Mother </li></ul><ul><li>Cape Flats </li></ul>
  6. 11. <ul><li>“ Using my mobile I can change the world one instant message at a time and leave positive footprints in my community” </li></ul><ul><li>Brent Williams, </li></ul><ul><li>Ex-drug dealer and ex-gang member, Cape Flats </li></ul>
  7. 12. Drug Advice Support
  8. 16. Sample Conversation <ul><li>4:17 PM  @mxit : i need support </li></ul><ul><li>  me : how can i help </li></ul><ul><li>4:19 PM  @mxit : im using tik and desperately need help coz I have a 9 month old baby. </li></ul><ul><li>4:20 PM  me : well we are here to help </li></ul><ul><li>4:21 PM  @mxit : r u there </li></ul><ul><li>  me : yes </li></ul><ul><li>   how long hav u been using? </li></ul><ul><li>4:22 PM  @mxit : 6 years nd im only 18 nw </li></ul><ul><li>  me : well are you willing to come and see someone in person? </li></ul><ul><li>4:23 PM  @mxit : yes i am. where </li></ul><ul><li>  me : we are based in Bridgetown </li></ul><ul><li>   66 Tarentaal Rd </li></ul><ul><li>4:26 PM u free during the day? </li></ul><ul><li>@mxit :yes i did nd thanx i'll come in next week. </li></ul>
  9. 17. No. of Subscribers: 9,193 No. of Messages: 746,440 Avg no. of conversations per session: 30,685 / 250 hours = 122.5 per hour or 245 per session Max no. of conversations 473; Minimum 21 Avg no. of Messages = 1422 per session (Max 3678, Min 234) Avg no. of conversations per Advisor in a session = 24 (Min 4, Maximum 56) No. of Conversations related to drugs: 18,963
  10. 18. Drug Related Conversations
  11. 19. Other Conversations
  12. 20. Advice Support HIV/AIDS Career guidance Disaster Management Corporate Communication Crime Reporting
  13. 21. Conclusion
  14. 22. Thank You Wesley Nitsckie [email_address] @wesleynitsckie

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