Facebook creates native app for feature phones

It’s hard for us to fathom, but it is true: not everyone needs a smartphone. But not owning a smartphone should not prevent you from getting your digital-stalking on while on the go, no? Facebook has announced a new, feature-phone ready mobile client, created in conjunction with Snaptu. As Facebook explains, “The app provides a better Facebook experience for our most popular features, including an easier-to-navigate home screen, contact synchronization, and fast scrolling of photos and friend updates.” The application will work on over 2,500 devices and the social network as partnered with 14 international mobile carriers (none from the U.S.) that will allow you to use the app without incurring data charges for the first 90 days. Those interested can grab the new bits from m.fb.snaptu.com/f. “During the next few months, we plan 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,” writes Facebook. Any BGR readers out there still rocking a trusty feature phone?Read

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