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Snaptu and Facebook(R) Launch New Facebook App for World's Most
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Snaptu today announced the launch of a new Facebook mobile application that brings smartphone-like usability to
over 2,500 different types of mobile devices, including around 80% of the devices sold worldwide.

San Francisco, California, January 20, 2011 /India PRwire/ -- Snaptu today announced the launch of a new
Facebook mobile application that brings smartphone-like usability to over 2,500 different types of mobile devices,
including around 80% of the devices sold worldwide. Working with mobile operators around the world, including
Vodafone Romania, Starhub Singapore and STC Saudi Arabia, hundreds of millions of people will be offered the
ability to download and use the app free for 90 days. Like Snaptu's own breakthrough app, already used by over 27
million people worldwide, the new Facebook app will also include a range of other popular web and online services,
including news, sport, weather and over 30 other applications and services, including the popular LinkedIn, ESPN
and AccuWeather.
Henri Moissinac, Head of Mobile Business, Facebook: "We are always looking to enable people to easily access
Facebook wherever they are, on whatever device they are on. This new Facebook mobile application, developed in
close cooperation with Snaptu, helps give more people the ability to stay connected through Facebook via a high
quality and high speed mobile application on feature phones in an affordable way."
Snaptu CEO Ran Makavy: "In parts of the world where mobile phones are more popular than computers, and mass
market phones are dominant, Snaptu is changing people's lives. We are delighted to bring these people the best
possible social networking experience, as well as the range of invaluable services within the app, which many
people will have access to via their phone for the first time.
"The Snaptu platform provides the complete technical and distribution structure to help publishers and service
owners massively expand their mobile user base and unravel the immense monetization potential in the global
market. We are delighted Facebook has joined the likes of LinkedIn and ESPN to offer an outstanding user
experience to all mobile users, regardless of their device," he said.
To download the Facebook app, please visit m.fb.snaptu.com. For a full list of operators supporting the launch of
the new Facebook app with no data fees on download of usage for 90 days, please visit blog.facebook.com.
Notes to Editor
About Snaptu
Snaptu changes the way the world uses the mobile web, bringing millions of people online via their mobile phone
for the first time. It is focused on providing useful, intuitive mobile services to the 95% of mobile users who do not
have advanced smart phones. Best known for its breakthrough mobile app, also called Snaptu, the company has a
unique mobile platform that delivers fast, fun and effective services that work on virtually every mobile phone.
Snaptu was established in 2007 and has millions of users all over the world. It is backed by Sequoia Capital and
Carmel Ventures. For more information please visit www.snaptu.com.
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