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Facebook mobile users increase by 300 percent

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 12 Nov 2008 15:06 User comments (6)

Facebook mobile users increase by 300 percent Facebook has noted that use of its Facebook Mobile products have tripled since the end of 2007 and that the popularity has caught the company off guard.
Wayne Chang, an engineer on Facebook's mobile team, wrote today that use increased from 5 million active users to a current 15 million.

BlackBerry, iPhone, Palm and Windows Mobile users can access Facebook through dedicated third party apps and normal mobile phone users can access the site via any mobile browser.

Because of the increased growth in mobile usage, Facebook has now expanded its mobile team and will continue to improve the features of the offering.

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6 user comments

112.11.2008 15:15

that's pretty cool I have been using facebook mobile for about a year now with my blackberry and now my iphone. Hope they will make the facebook mobile site even better.

212.11.2008 16:47

I wonder what MySpace's mobile statistics are? It seems their ad-cluttered interface would not be so amenable to mobile usage, to me.

312.11.2008 16:54

Does myspace mobile have ads?

412.11.2008 18:02

nope myspace mobile does not have any ads to my knowledge, I surf it on a blackberry pearl and an iphone 3g and have yet to see any

512.11.2008 20:56

While I enjoy the app for the iphone, crashes and bugs leave things to be desired. But I do have to say that the upgrade from 1.0 to 2.0 was a drastic difference.

613.11.2008 10:46

Originally posted by philipman:
nope myspace mobile does not have any ads to my knowledge, I surf it on a blackberry pearl and an iphone 3g and have yet to see any
oh, that's good to hear! i wonder how the monetize it?

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