ALERT

[FREE DEMO] Deploy Your Enterprise Cloud in Minutes

Facebook Mobile

Definition - What does Facebook Mobile mean?

Facebook Mobile is a feature that allows users to access Facebook through their mobile phones without using an app. Any user with Internet access on their cellphone can access Facebook Mobile through http://m.facebook.com. The mobile website features almost all the functions available to users through a regular browser and can be accessed free of charge.

Facebook and other social networking websites have increasingly moved toward improving their functionality on mobile devices as the market shifts toward smartphones with high-resolution screens and higher processing power.

Facebook Mobile is also known as Facebook Mobile Web.

Techopedia explains Facebook Mobile

In May 2010, Facebook launched Facebook Zero, allowing users to access Facebook via a mobile device without accumulated data fees on more than 50 service providers worldwide.The ability to access Facebook without downloading an app is another important innovation for Facebook users. Users can make status updates, comments, send messages and post images and links via Facebook Mobile.Users can also add mobile numbers for Facebook friends to their Facebook. Chat is one feature that is not enabled in Facebook's mobile version.

A mobile version is necessary because many cellphone browsers are not able to display the full Facebook page as accessed through a browser.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
"Techopedia" on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.