The other day I spotted a teen huddle and was amused by the lack of interaction between them, before realizing that they were all in synchronous communication with each other via text messages. Why kill your thumbs for someone ten inches away from you? For the $100,000 LG Mobile World Cup grand prize, that’s why.
LG recently awarded the world’s fastest texting team a whopping $100,000 for their fantastic fingering feat, at the first ever LG Mobile World Cup. There’s been a few texting competitions throughout the world, but none as large as this, or with such an impressive payout.
Teen Texting Team Wins LG Mobile World Cup
1. Texting Competitions - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop a platform or app that allows for virtual texting competitions, where participants can compete from anywhere in the world.
2. Mobile Gaming - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create a mobile game that focuses on speed and accuracy in typing, targeting individuals interested in improving their texting skills.
3. Youth Communication Habits - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Offer products or services that cater to the communication preferences of the younger generation, such as instant messaging platforms with unique features or integrations.
1. Telecommunications - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop technological advancements in mobile devices or networks that enhance texting capabilities, such as predictive text algorithms or voice-to-text transcription.
2. Mobile Accessories - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design and manufacture texting-specific accessories, such as ergonomic keyboards or stylus pens, to improve texting speed and accuracy.
3. Entertainment - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create reality TV shows or online content that showcases texting competitions, attracting viewers interested in competitive texting and youth culture.