Expert Analysis

02:26 PM
Commentary
Commentary
Commentary
50%
50%

Text Message Prayers? Heaven Forbid

Anyone can make a buck these days, it seems. Submitted for your consideration: A Finnish service that answered people's prayers with a wireless phone text message sent by "Jesus." For about 1.20 euros ($1.52) per message, Finland residents could send...

Anyone can make a buck these days, it seems. Submitted for your consideration: A Finnish service that answered people's prayers with a wireless phone text message sent by "Jesus." For about 1.20 euros ($1.52) per message, Finland residents could send in their text message prayer, and later receive a heavenly response.

Finland's mobile content watchdog, MAPEL, has since shut the service down.

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Cartoon
Slideshows
Audio Interviews
Archived Audio Interviews
Jeremy Schulman, founder of Schprockits, a network automation startup operating in stealth mode, joins us to explore whether networking professionals all need to learn programming in order to remain employed.
White Papers
Register for Network Computing Newsletters
Current Issue
2014 State of Unified Communications
2014 State of Unified Communications
If you thought consumerization killed UC, think again: 70% of our 488 respondents have or plan to put systems in place. Of those, 34% will roll UC out to 76% or more of their user base. And there’s some good news for UCaaS providers.
Video
Twitter Feed