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Updated: Facebook Goes Mobile In India With Tata Indicom

Update: It's official - Tata Indicom has announced that Facebook can be accessed from mobiles using SMS. Facebook Mobile is a premium SMS service and each SMS to the shortcode 51555 will cost Re 1 (not the Rs. 3 that has been reported elsewhere). Photos can be uploaded directly from GPRS-enabled mobiles by sending them to mobile@facebook.com. Original Story (April 8th, 22:22pm): Facebook has gone mobile in India, in partnership with Tata Indicom;  Tata Indicom subscribers can now update their Facebook status via text messages. If you logged into Facebook this evening, you would have seen a notification suggesting that you can "Facebook is now available via SMS". Once a Tata Indicom mobile number has been linked to a particular Facebook, users can also text message updates by messaging to the short code 5155. More details of how to use Facebook via…

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