Analysts were thinking not long ago that Facebook should launch a mobile device decidcated to its service. Hopefuly they didn’t do this mistake and have a fairly smart approach to mobile: they are launching a java based app for low end feature phone. > Telecoms.com article
The reason is simple, in Western countries smartphone is king and people are already using Facebook on their mobile. Facebook is now focusing on were its main customer growth lies, in developping countries were feature phones are common place and smartphones still rare.
As I was mentionning in a previous post last year, the future of Facebook is mobile, everybody seems to be on the same page now.
The right question now if you are developping a website or a web service is what platform to target first, the web beeing one amongst others…