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oneConnect, the social network of Yahoo! arrives on the iPhone

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Yahoo! today unveiled oneConnect for iPhone. The service is proposed as a social network based on the contacts of its own agenda, capable of integrating different services all based on contacts. It uses not only the address book of Yahoo !, but also that of the iPhone and the social networks to which you can log in directly.

Among these we list Bebo, Facebook, Flickr, MySpace, Twitter, Friendster and YouTube, all services that can be accessed directly from the oneConnect interface.

There will also be direct support for sending SMS to your contacts, in addition to the integration of Yahoo! Messenger, with which you can use avatars and emoticons. Finally, you can keep in touch with your friends by phone or email, all functions accessible with a simple "tap".

oneConnect already available in beta on the App Store, for those wishing to try it, here is the direct link for the Yahoo! application. Finally also Yahoo! it was decided to increase its support for the iPhone, which, if the native applications Borsa and Meteo are excluded, has so far been quite out of the way.