The Evolution of Facebook Mobile
BY TAYLOR CASTI
AUG 01, 2013
You comment on a friend's status while waiting for the bus. You upload a picture via Instagram. You send a few chat messages while walking down the sidewalk.
Facebook may have been born on the desktop, but like the users who have made it so popular, Facebook is now served to-go.
SEE ALSO: 10 Tips and Tricks for the Facebook iPhone App
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With the majority of users logging into the social network via smartphone or tablet, Facebook Mobile has undergone nearly as many changes as the original Facebook website. Over the years, we've seen a number of design changes, interface updates and more standalone apps.
Below, check out how Facebook's mobile presence has evolved since its inception in 2007.
The Evolution of Facebook Mobile
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1. Facebook Joins the Mobile Web
In 2007, Facebook announced on its blog that mobile site m.facebook.com was now available. It promised users “services available for every Facebook user with a phone.”
The mobile website let users surf Facebook on a website optimized for small screens, upload photos and notes to Facebook, and send and receive Facebook messages, wall posts and pokes using SMS.
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TOPICS: APPS AND SOFTWARE, DEV & DESIGN, FACEBOOK, FACEBOOK HOME, MOBILE, SOCIAL MEDIA, TECH
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