Facebook has announced that 65 million people are now using its social networking site on their mobile devices-a significant increase from only 20 million users eight months ago. What first began in 2006 as a simple mobile site in English with a few basic features has grown into a site that is available in more than 60 languages and for hundreds of mobile handsets, including Facebook for Blackberry, iPhone and Nokia.
“As we celebrate 65 million, we want you to be able to take Facebook with you wherever you go,” said Henri Moissinac in a company blog posting. “That’s why we are continuously making updates to our mobile products and working with some of the biggest names in mobile to make sure that Facebook is available on the latest devices and mobile operating systems.”
In addition to the new milestone, Facebook announced that Facebook Connect will soon be available on some of the mobile sites and applications, just as it is on the Web.