Breaking: Facebook Announces Facebook Platform for Mobile; Facebook for Blackberry

fbbb.gifThis just in – today at CTIA, Facebook is announcing Facebook Platform for Mobile. With Facebook Platform for Mobile, current Facebook Platform developers will be able to extend their applications to work on mobile phones and devices as well.

Facebook currently operates a site optimized for most mobile phone browsers at, and another specifically for iPhones at In addition, Facebook Mobile allows users to receive Facebook notifications via SMS and upload mobile photos to Facebook directly.

With Facebook Platform for Mobile, Facebook users can opt-in to sending and receiving text messages from Platform applications, and interact with applications on Facebook’s mobile sites. Any phone that can access one of Facebook’s mobile sites will be able to access Platform applications on their mobile phone

Also today, Facebook and Research In Motion (RIM) are announcing the launch of a Facebook application for BlackBerry. Facebook for Blackberry will use the push-based BlackBerry system architecture. More details soon…[tags]facebook, mobile, platform, blackberry[/tags]

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7 Responses to “Breaking: Facebook Announces Facebook Platform for Mobile; Facebook for Blackberry”

  1. Mike Krisher’s Blog» Blog Archive » facebook mobile platform says:

    [...] at CTIA, Facebook announced support for mobile versions of Facebook applications. Well at least kind of. I’m not entirely [...]

  2. Micah Foster says:

    keep us updated on the blackberry app

  3. Inside Facebook » Facebook Mobile: 1 Million Status Updates/Day, 15 Million Active Users says:

    [...] Facebook Platform for Mobile was announced in October 2007, but developers who have tried the mobile platform still have some concerns with the user experience. Inside Facebook Event Sponsors [...]

  4. yael says:

    There is a great Facebook app that runs on almost every Java-enabled phone. See or

  5. Erhaboh Bright says:

    Face book is not working in my phone java phone. I have nokia 6300

  6. Paulebase says:

    Could you please state what you as an organisation are doing to fix the issues with the blackberry facebook application instead of referring user to forums knowing full well that is no hope of finding a resolution there, I find this an extremely poor standard from someone who has produced a product and turn a deaf ear to the concerns of the users

  7. sonia hackett says:

    only deaf

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