All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Snaptu’

Facebook Shuts Down Snaptu

In January, mobile app developer Snaptu created a Facebook app for feature phones. A couple months later, Facebook acquired the company. Now, Snaptu itself is closing down, though its team will continue to work on Facebook’s mobile experience. In an announcement on the company blog, Snaptu writes: On Dec 26th we will be closing the Snaptu service. We’ve put a …

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Snaptu Acquired by Facebook

Mobile app developer Snaptu is getting acquired by Facebook for an undisclosed amount of money (though rumors have it somewhere between 40 and 70 million). The company announced on its blog that the deal is expected to close within weeks. In January, Facebook launched a Snaptu-created mobile app for feature phones, aimed at getting more people in the world using …

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LinkedIn Announces Feature Phone App

Smartphones may be omnipresent in college classrooms and certain offices, but the reality is that many, many people still own more basic devices.  So LinkedIn, which used to take some pride in the fact that the average member’s income was around $100,000, today unveiled a new app designed to work with feature phones. The app was built by Snaptu, and …

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