Facebook translated into Spanish; tie up with Vodafone announced

Facebook has introduced a Spanish version of its popular social networking website as part of efforts to attract new audiences.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7234591.stmFacebook Says Hola to Spanish Amigos [Reuters]
Facebook.com has introduced a version of the site for Spanish-language speakers, the first of several languages beyond English the social network site plans to offer, the company said on Thursday.Facebook, an online social network that has enjoyed explosive international growth over the past nine months despite remaining an English-only site, said it will introduce German and French versions within weeks.
http://informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=20610633Facebook pokes Vodafone in mobile tie-up
Social networkers will now be able to get messages and status updates sent directly to their mobile phonesFacebook has sought to assert its grip on the mobile internet by announcing a platform for operators that will make it easier for people to access the networking site on their phones.Mobile users will now be able to install a specific Facebook application on their phones which will let them receive newsfeeds, messages, status updates, ‘pokes’ and other features from the site.
http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article3328527.eceFacebook Links Up With Vodafone on Mobile Platform [IDG]
Facebook took a new step into the mobile realm on Thursday, launching a platform for operators designed to make its social networking application work better on portable devices.

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