Tag - Snaptu
Facebook has just revealed it had 432 million active mobile monthly users as of December 31, 2011. A new SEC filing following Facebook's IPO application showed that just over 13 percent of its users access the social network solely through mobile devices. The numbers represent a growth of 76 percent from the year previously, with 245 million members at the end of 2010.
Facebook on Sunday acquired Snaptu in a further sign of its backing for basic feature phones. The deal follows Snaptu's launch of a dedicated Facebook for Feature Phones app earlier in the year and mirrored the Israeli company's desire to head in the same direction. A full Facebook takeover was the "best opportunity" to speed up development, it said.