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Facebook launches new app for the not so smart phone for free

Ya, as announced in the blog, Facebook is launching new app for the not so smart phone that are internet enabled. Working together with snaptu, user will be able to login to facebook and get updates from their friends for free. Facebook is working with mobile operator to allow user to try the application. The Facebook for Feature Phones app works on more than 2,500 devices from Nokia, Sony Ericsson, LG and other manufacturers, and the features will include an easier-to-navigate home screen, contact synchronization, and fast scrolling of photos and friend updates.

Currently available free from these mobile operators
* Dialog (Sri Lanka)
* Life (Ukraine)
* Play (Poland)
* StarHub (Singapore)
* STC (Saudi Arabia)
* Three (Hong Kong)
* Tunisiana (Tunisia)
* Viva (Dominican Republic)
* Vodafone (Romania)

And will be available soon to
* Mobilicity (Canada)
* Reliance (India)
* Telcel (Mexico)
* TIM (Brazil)
* Vivacom (Bulgaria)

Good work Facebook. I tried myself to login facebook using snaptu on my Nokia phones N73 but paid service, the app is working perfectly and I can update my account using my old nokia phone. And now it was provided free in those countries, it is just awesome.

Want to have more exposure for your mobile apps? VentureBeat’s Mobile App Spotlight

Mobile apps developer, if you have new mobile apps and want a lot of exposure. This might be for you. The VentureBeat team working with Intel project AppUp is providing platform for developer to share their apps. VentureBeat will profile 3 picked applications and showcase them in their homepage. And with more exposure hopefully you can get more sales for your apps. Link to the VentureBeat’s Mobile App Spotlight.