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Send messages from FaceBook to friends mobile phones?

Apparently Vodafone has launched a trail which allows FaceBook users to send SMS text messages from their FaceBook profiles to their friend’s mobile phones.

Vodafone Group internet service director, Peter Knook, says: “With more than 20 million social network users the UK alone it is the perfect market in which to test a Vodafone service that allows all mobile users to send texts and picture messages via the Facebook experience. Through this partnership Vodafone aims to continue its commitment to provide easy access to communication services and communities by bringing the worlds of mobile and PC Internet together. This is a ground breaking social networking opportunity for all UK mobile users.”

Mobile phone users who subscribe are given 25 free text credits and further messages costing 10p for SMS and 30p for picture messages.

Source — mobiletoday