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Rabble Mobile Blogging Network

Monty Solomon (
Thu, 7 Jul 2005 02:38:09 -0400

Rabble Lets Verizon Wireless Get It Now(R) Customers Join The
First Enhanced Mobile Blogging Network

Rabble Enables Verizon Wireless Customers to Create, Publish and Share
Media and Connect with Others Based on Proximity or Areas of Interest

BEDMINSTER, N.J. and SAN DIEGO, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon
Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider, and Intercasting
Corporation, the first Location-Aware Media Networking Operator
(LMNO), today announced the availability of Rabble, the first mobile
application designed to empower individuals to create, publish and
share media and connect with others based on proximity or areas of
interest. With Rabble, Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It
Now-enabled phones can use their mobile devices to create and
distribute their own content, connecting people by customer-provided
location specific information. Rabble turns Get It Now customers into
producers, inviting them to create and publish media on their phones
enabling them to inform, entertain and interact with others.

Capitalizing on the massive consumer trend toward Internet blogging,
Rabble users can publish personalized media channels through certain
channels to allow Rabble users to promote themselves, connect with
like-minded individuals or groups, give voice to opinions, discuss
events, report news, review locales and more. Rabble users define
their own limits or rules that govern who can access their channel of
information -- and this feature allows them to maintain control over
the distribution of personal content. Rabble users can conduct
powerful searches of user-generated content based on interest, time,
location or browse the available community around them to connect with
one individual or to many. Though it is the first mobile-centric
blogging application, Verizon Wireless Get It Now customers who use
many of the top blogging sites can use Rabble as a tool to publish to
their existing blog on the Web or import their existing blog to


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