Android json parsing error (Froyo or less)

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http://stackoverflow.com – Ice Cream Sandwich, jelly beans will work just fine. However, it should not work with earlier versions. I do not know why. Give me some advice please. jSon data : { "ANDROID" :[ { "NAME" : "homepage", "URL" : "http://www.stackoverflow.com", "IMAGE" : "http://www.stackoverflow/menu_01.png", "USE_YN" : "Y", "APP_YN" : "N" } ] } error log : org.json.JSONException: Value of type java.lang.String cannot be converted to JSONObject target source : JSONObject jobject = new JSONObject(jsondata); Thank you (HowTos)