Voice Updates to Facebook


Privately held SpinVox, which has developed technology to convert voicemail to text messages or e-mail, on Thursday will announce a new service that allows users of Facebook, Jaiku and Twitter social networks to dictate updates to their profiles by calling a specially assigned number.

Read the full New York Times article

This could win “Most Useless Invention of 2007.” This reminds me of when Google had voice search in their Google Labs. You would call a 1-800 number, state your query, and then your results would pop up on your screen.

Especially in this day in age of the iPhone and the Blackberry–Unless you’re a member of all of the services above, and want to update all your statuses simultaneously, this service doesn’t look like a time saver.

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