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Monday, August 29, 2011

StudyBoost Launches Education Industry's First Interactive Studying Solution for Text (SMS) Messaging or Popular Instant Messaging Platforms

StudyBoost(TM) today announced the launch of its mobile learning (mLearning) platform, the education industry's first solution to allow studying via interactive SMS text or instant messaging (IM) platforms.

Study Using Instant Messaging

Study Using Instant Messaging from StudyBoost on Vimeo.

Previously in beta mode, already has a large following of teachers and students. The official launch of brings a variety of new features including open-ended questions, a comprehensive statistics page and more. is enabling interactive mobile studying for any grade-level or higher education students that have access to any SMS-text capable cell phone, smartphone or an instant messaging client. A student or teacher first adds StudyBoost as a friend for their IM account or as a contact in their phone and then sets up a batch of questions and answers, all on There is also a library of batches that can be used. Batches can be individualized or shared among many, such as an entire class.

StudyBoost is available via where users can currently sign up for a free account or access their existing account.

About StudyBoost

StudyBoost(TM) provides the education industry's first interactive social media studying platform to enable learning beyond the classroom. StudyBoost allows students to study by answering self- or teacher-prepared questions, at home or while on the go, via two of the most highly used technologies amongst students: SMS text messaging and instant messaging.

For teachers, StudyBoost empowers them to use popular technology to further engage their students beyond the classroom or to integrate technology for learning into their plans. For students, StudyBoost makes true mLearning a reality by leveraging technology they are intimately familiar with and that they carry around everywhere. StudyBoost is a privately held company based in Brooklyn, New York. For more information, visit

Source: Marketwire