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MWC 2009: 3 and Sony Ericsson boost social networking

sony ericsson c510 cyber shot
sony ericsson c510 cyber shot

The Sony Ericsson C510 Cyber-shot phone will be the first to include the new technologyFacebook. YouTube. Windows Live Messenger. Popular stuff! So popular, in fact, that 3 and Sony Ericsson will improve their mobile uploader tool and integrate the Microsoft applications from March 2009.


The first handset to feature all of these integrated applications will be the C510 Cyber-shot, including an enhanced version of Facebook, which displays your friends’ status and photos on a carousel on the home screen.

In a single click, user will be able to update their status and review news feeds.

Meanwhile, the YouTube uploader tool, developed for 3, prompts you to upload videos directly to YouTube from your camera. Once this upload is complete, the option to share the YouTube link via SMS appears.

Also, in addition to viewing your current online contacts from your phonebook, the Windows Live Messenger application sends you an alert when a new instant message arrives, even when you minimise the application. You can also start a chat session with a contact directly from your phonebook.

The integrated Windows Live Mobile application will be available in selected countries where 3 operates.

“It is a move away from applications that work separately within the handset to a ‘zero click’ experience,” the press release seamlessly explains.