SMS GupShup is working with Facebook to enable Indian Facebook users to go mobile with SMS GupShup’s SMS messaging platform. Indian Facebook users can now update their status updates and message friends using SMS. They can also receive status updates, messages and wall posts instantly in their SMS inbox. SMS GupShup will provide the underlying messaging infrastructure to rapidly and reliably deliver the high volume of incoming and outgoing messages between users and Facebook.
Facebook for Mobile can be activated by the users on their mobile devices by visiting www.facebook.com/mobile. By sending a message to 92-FACEBOOK (9232232665), the users can update their status. The service uses 10-digit regular mobile phone number, so they will only be charged normal SMS rates by their providers. The Facebook does not charge the user for using tehse services.
Tata Indocm users may send a text message containing only the letter “f” (without quotes) to 51555. Facebook does not charge for this service. Standard messaging rates apply.
All other mobile phone users in India may send a text message containing only the letter “f” (without quotes) to 9232232665 (92FACEBOOK).
With the Facebook SMS service, you can subscribe to receive text messages of your friends’ status updates directly from their profiles. Click on the “Subscribe via SMS” link below your friends’ profile pictures to get their latest news while you are mobile. You can also comment on your friends’ status updates directly from your phone by replying to the text messages you receive. You can even subscribe to mobile updates from the Facebook Pages of your favorite celebrities, public figures, businesses and organizations.
With Facebook Mobile, you can:
Upload Photos: Send photos and videos to Facebook from your registered mobile phone by sending an MMS to [email protected]
Status Texting: Update your Status or Message friends using text messages. Receive SMS texts with Status Updates, Messages and Wall Posts as they happen.
Facebook on Mobile: Update your Status, browse your News Feed and view friends’ Profiles all from your phone by visiting m.facebook.com. Works on all phones with mobile web access.
Facebook for Phone: Youcan download rich, interactive applications built for your phone. Mobile applications are available for iPhone, Palm, Sony Ericsson, INQ, Blackberry and Windows Mobile.