Facebook has unleashed the ‘Facebook for every mobile phone’ app which is now compatible with over 2,500 devices in the market. Additionally, the app supports Hindi, Malay and Vietnamese as of now. Facebook intends to introduce seven more local Indian languages – Gujarati, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Punjabi, Bengali and Marathi, which will be supported in coming weeks. Facebook has over 50 million users in India. Also Read - What happens to your Facebook account after you die?
Clearly, Facebook wants its user base to be connected all the time and it does not want technological barriers to get in between. The app facilitates access to ‘the core’ functionality of the social network which includes viewing and uploading photos and finding friends from your phone’s contact. The app can be downloaded from m.facebook.com or by entering d.facebook.com/install. Other than the link the app can be found on Nokia Store, GetJar, Appia, and Mobile Weaver. Also Read - WhatsApp Multi-device support confirmed, public beta rollout begins in two months: Mark Zuckerberg