Lifestyle and culture dictates a lot of how we communicate. Take for example Japan. In Japan, the term we know as “rush hour” is taken to the extreme over there. If you think you have traffic, and that your train is crowded, you have to take a look at the mass commute that goes on 24/7 in Japan. With this comes the need for ways to do your business and connect with friends and colleagues from anywhere. If you are going to be caught in that mass transit for lengthy amounts of time, you are going to have some time to use for mobile.
QR code tagging, to mobile blogging has become the norm in Japan. Watch out for more mobile explosion in North America for 2008.