Convergence of Social Media and Mobile

This is just the beginning of a wave of apps and functionality that will marry the 2 technologies into a seamless integration. The vision of having access to your content anywhere at anytime is being realized!

Amplify’d from bits.blogs.nytimes.com

T-Mobile Adds Free Calling Through Facebook

T-Mobile has 33 million customers in the United States. On Tuesday, the wireless carrier hopes to increase its reach 15-fold with a new application, Bobsled, which lets people call each other free through Facebook.

The service lets any Facebook user, even those outside of the United States, make voice calls to Facebook friends who are on Facebook chat. They can also leave public or private voice messages as wall postings for their friends.

“Even though we are a mobile company, we don’t want to be limited to mobile,” said Brad Duea, a senior vice president at T-Mobile. “We want to be where customers are, and every day, half of the Internet logs into Facebook.”

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