Globe brings the Facebook smartphone experience to feature phones


Let’s face it, not everyone is able to afford a smartphone, and most make do with feature phones that don’t have all the extra bells and whistles of smartphones. Well, Globe is bringing the smartphone Facebook experience to feature phone users via The Facebook for Every Phone app especially made for Java-based feature phones. The app gives users a faster, more streamlined experience when browsing their FB accounts. Globe also says that this particular app is optimized for speed and performance on their network, so users can enjoy a better browsing experience. All the important FB features is in the app, including:

  • Faster browsing of News Feed stories and Photos
  • Easy photo uploads from your phone
  • Synchronize local address book contacts with Facebook friends

Globe also says that the app uses way less data than regular Java apps and mobile sites. As an added bonus to users, Globe is making the app available for free to its users from August 3 to October 31, 2011. Use of the app will also be free throughout the trial period without incurring data charges. To install the application on your Java-enabled mobile phone, text FB and send to2910. Use the myGlobe Connect as the access point (APN setting) for free access, otherwise,standard charges apply.