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Facebook Teams With Snaptu To Launch Rich App For Feature Phones

4 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Facebook has proven to be immensely popular on smart phones: it's the most downloaded application of all time on the iPhone and probably holds the record on Android as well. But the user experience for so-called feature phones, which still make up the vast majority of cell phone usage worldwide, hasn't been as rich — users generally have relied on Facebook's lightweight m.
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Snaptu Is Facebook’s Foray Into Feature Phones, Israel

Technology : GigaOM (4 years ago)

In acquiring Israeli mobile app developer Snaptu, Facebook gained three things: a strong feature phone development platform, a presence in the white-hot Israeli startup scene and a team who's development philosophy mirrors Facebook'... Read Post

Facebook to acquire Snaptu. Set to bring more advanced apps to almost every phone

Technology : The Next Web Blog (4 years ago)

Facebook is set to acquire mobile apps company Snaptu, it has emerged. Snaptu specialises in enabling the development of apps for low-cost feature phones. On the Snaptu blog today, the company writes: “Earlier this year, we announce... Read Post

Facebook acquires Snaptu to bolster 'dumb phone' mobile apps

Technology : Download Squad (4 years ago)

Facebook has plunked down between $60 and 70 million on mobile app developer Snaptu, which creates Java-based applications for feature phones. Snaptu had been hand-picked by Facebook to develop its non-smartphone app, and the acquis... Read Post

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