Keeping connected with Sandbox

Whenever I travel, the usual text messages I send home to my parents are “about to board” and “just landed.” I’m not really one for sending SMSes — I would rather send photos and let them see what I see. Picture messages or MMS is rather pricey to send and to receive, so this is a problem if I want to send to many. Luckily, there’s Sandbox, the newest social networking site.


What is Sandbox?
Sandbox is an online platform that allows anyone to connect with friends and share blog posts, photos and videos. Apart from this, Sandbox is also an online content store where you can buy music and games. So what sets it apart from other social networks? Sandbox is also locally developed and thus there is a continuous stream of offline fulfillment through giveaways, raffles and prizes.

In other words, Sandbox is in the business of building communities because not only is there interaction between your friends, there is also conversation between the developers and the users. In marketing terms, it isn’t just horizontal exchanges between consumers, but also vertically, where the product talks back and gives value to insights and suggestions from the community — alongside promotions and giveaways!


With Sandbox, sharing photos on the road just got easier. Just snap, write a short caption and send to When you’ve uploaded your photos, it’s now viewable online for all your friends and family to see. Now isn’t that convenient?

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You can join Sandbox by registering at

Note: I was one of a number of bloggers who beta-tested the site. It is still on its beta-run, so user feedback on its system is greatly appreciated by the Sandbox team.

Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 2 Comments
  1. bchai says:

    …lmao. As if I’m not already addicted to OTHER social networking sites, you’ve just introduced another one I can take a look at. *FACEPALM*

    At least the interface is catchy. :)

  2. the one thing i personally love about SANDBOX is that it incorporates some of the best features of the japanese i-MODE system, which i have been drooling over for years! >:D

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