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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 (3 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 acquires Snaptu to bolster 'dumb phone' mobile apps

Technology : Download Squad (3 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

Facebook Is Forcing Users Worldwide To Download Messenger If They Want To Chat On Mobile

Technology : TechCrunch (7 hours ago)

Over the next few days, Facebook will stop allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps, and force all their users around the world to download its standalone Messenger app. Facebook first started forcing users in Europe t... Read Post


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