(From Guardian Unlimited)
The number of people using their mobile phones to access social networking sites such as Facebook and Bebo and keep in constant touch with their friends has rocketed this year, according to new research.
The combination of cheap or unlimited internet access tariffs and handsets which make it simple for people to log onto their favourite sites has created a boom in social networking, the study by Orange found.
The mobile phone company did not even keep count of the number of its customers that were using their phones to access social networking sites a year ago, as there was little interest. By the end of September, however, …