International Conference on Computer Technology and Development, 3rd (ICCTD 2011)
122 Thingsbook: Merging Things into SNS Using IoT
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At present, Social Networking Services (SNS) mainly focus on people's information (e.g. interests and activities) and often provide a profile for each user. However, information of things, which is also very important for people, has not been involved in current SNS. In this paper, we present a novel social network framework called Thingsbook, which merges things of the real physical world into social network through our designed mobile terminals based rchitecture of Internet of Things (IoT). With Thingsbook, every user can take participation in sensing the states of things by ubiquitous mobile terminals in a Participatory Sensing way. This paper...