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01.23.07 01:30 PM

Mobile Community for African-Americans Launches

mobloco_logo.jpg, a mobile social connections service that provides up-to-the-minute alerts about social happenings, cool events and other entertainment activities based on user location, lifestyle, interests and preferences set up for their mobile phone has luanched.

From the press release: The first localized, mobile community that allows consumers to RSVP, tag and post events, send and received text messages, create mobile profiles and connect people to the social scene in their local area, recently launched on the heels of NBA All-Star Weekend.

The consumer-generated content-based site provides a platform for finding or publicizing a variety of events, both local and remote which are viewable online and on internet-enabled mobile devices. With online expanded search capabilities and interactive mapping, consumers are able to add their own listings that are attached to their official Mobloco profile, along with any supporting information, such as event descriptions, dates of events, photos/flyers and venues where they take place. Additionally, consumers of the free community are able to create alerts to receive notifications on their mobile devices of when events are happening based on the preferences that they specify.

The service was co-founded by Leo Larkpor, Co-Founder and Director of Technology and Sonja Williams, Co-Founder and Developer.

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