Facebook seems to be getting more aggressive on its mobile strategy and has announced the launch of its new app called “Facebook for Every Phone”; an app for аnу Java-enabled mobile device that allows access tο mοѕt οf Facebook’s features tο phones without a way to install native apps.
This was in line with the company’s push to ensure that people around the world have a great Facebook experience irrespective of where they or how they access the site. The app will offer a fast and comprehensive Facebook experience on over 2,500 different phones.
This new app will work on more than 2,500 Java-enabled phones from Samsung, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, LG, and other manufactures, the company said. The Facebook for Every Phone app — available for download via m.facebook.com, and GetJar or Appia app stores.
Aside from giving users access to Facebook’s most popular features – as News Feed, Inbox, and Photos, etc – the app will also enable you to upload photos and find friends from your phone’s contacts. Also, this app will provide a better Facebook experience for most popular features, including an easier-to-navigate home screen, contact synchronization, and fast scrolling of photos and friend updates.
To get people to try it, Facebook will pay for the first 90 days worth of data the app uses іn many countries around thе world. The app hаѕ bееn specially designed tο υѕе less data thаn a typical Java οr native app іn order tο keep іt affordable іn countries whеrе data іѕ typically expensive.
You can download the app in 3 ways:
- Visit m.facebook.com and then scroll down to the download link.
- Enter d.facebook.com/install directly into your mobile browser.
- You can also find it in leading app stores including GetJar, Appia, and Mobile Weaver.
Facebook has partnered with 20 carriers in different parts of the world to give mobile users free data access for the app for 90 days. Partner carriers include Aircel, Airtel, and Reliance in India, along with O2 Telefonica in Germany, Three in Indonesia and the United Kingdom, and Vodafone in Turkey.
During the next few months, Facebook is planning to make the app available through more carriers in other countries so you can have a great mobile Facebook experience no matter what device you use.