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Facebook launches mobile app for feature phones

Now that Facebook has built a massive international userbase, the company is making an effort to cater to a global audience that still overwhelmingly uses feature phones. The new Facebook for Feature Phones app works on 2,500+ mobile devices from popular manufacturers like Nokia, Sony Ericsson, and LG. It offers an almost smartphone-like Facebook experience, complete with home screen, contact syncing, and fast scrolling.

This new Facebook app will be free of data charges for 90 days on 14 different carriers around the world. For a full list, you can check out Facebook's official blog post on the subject. Facebook for Feature Phones was co-created by Snaptu, and the URL for the new app is

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