Facebook and Nokia partner to increase connections on-the-go

Facebook and Nokia partner to increase connections on-the-go 
ESPOO, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 11/26/12 --  The new Nokia Asha 205
is the first Nokia device to feature a dedicated Facebook button 
Facebook and Nokia have today announced an innovation with the
introduction of a built-in Facebook button available on the new Nokia
Asha 205. 
Introduced today, the Nokia Asha 205 is the first Nokia phone that
includes a
dedicated Facebook button, designed for people who want the
fastest, one- click
access to popular Facebook features. 
"People around the world use Facebook Mobile to connect and share
with their
friends," said Javier Olivan, head of growth, engagement
and mobile for Facebook. "We are focused on delivering the best
Facebook experience to as many
people as possible and our partnership
with Nokia perfectly complements our strategy of giving people around
the world a rich Facebook experience for keeping in touch with their
"Globally, young consumers have increasingly started using Facebook
for socializing, keeping in touch and striking new friendships. The
launch of the
Nokia Asha 205 responds to this growing demand and
gives them a unique option
for accessing Facebook while on-the-go,"
said Timo Toikkanen, executive vice
president, Mobile Phones, Nokia.
"We have seen that many people who use Nokia
Asha devices are
hyper-social and we are proud to partner with Facebook to improve the
user experience of those consumers further with the introduction of
the Facebook button." 
The new Nokia Asha 205 enables people to easily access the Facebook
for Every
Phone app and use messaging, one of its most popular
features. People using the
messaging features in Facebook for Every
Phone can now: 
* See which of their friends are online to start chatting with them
right away 
* Start messages and group chats fast 
* Reach more of the people they know, wherever they are, no matter
what device 
they are using 
People using the Nokia Asha 205 can also easily access other Facebook
such as sharing photos and status updates with their
friends, so they can stay
close to the people around them with the
touch of a button. 
About Nokia 
Nokia is a global leader in mobile communications whose products have
become an integral part of t
he lives of people around the world.
Every day, more than 1.3
billion people use their Nokia to capture
and share experiences, access information, find their way or simply
to speak to one another. Nokia's technological and design innovations
have made its brand one of the most recognized in the world. For more
information, visit http://www.nokia.com/about-nokia 
About Facebook 
Founded in 2004, Facebook's mission is to make the world more open
and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and
family, to
discover what's going on in the world, and to share and
express what matters to them. 
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