AT&T Social Net integrates Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace for selected phones

AT&T Social Net integrates Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace for selected phones

Summary: Social networking apps are some of the most popular on mobile phones today and I admit to using Twitter and Facebook quite a bit to staying in touch with family, friends, and fans. AT&T announced the availability of a new integrated social networking application, AT&T Social Net, that combines Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and customizable news feeds into a single interface. As you can see in the screenshots there are different tabs in the carousel menu that let you quickly switch between the services you have setup. Selected features phones and a couple of smartphones are included in the list of compatible phones that can use this application.

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Social networking apps are some of the most popular on mobile phones today and I admit to using Twitter and Facebook quite a bit to staying in touch with family, friends, and fans. AT&T announced the availability of a new integrated social networking application, AT&T Social Net, that combines Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and customizable news feeds into a single interface. As you can see in the screenshots there are different tabs in the carousel menu that let you quickly switch between the services you have setup. Selected features phones and a couple of smartphones are included in the list of compatible phones that can use this application.

The news feeds they mention in their press release are from over 35 sites and it isn't clear if you can also add your own RSS favorites, but I will try to check that out soon. With your Twitter, Facebook, or MySpace account you can see and respond to tweets, status updates, wall posts, profile comments, photo activity, and friends' news feeds. You can also setup to be notified if you are not in the application when something is posted.

The AT&T Social Net application is available as a free download from the Media Mall either on your handset or online from a browser.

AT&T Social Net is supported by roughly 20 AT&T handsets, including some of the company’s most popular quick messaging phones and feature phones. AT&T customers can check to see if their devices are compatible by accessing www.att.com/socialnetdevices. You will find devices like the LG Xenon, Nokia E71x (this is where I plan to use it), Samsung Jack, and Samsung Propel supported by the application.

Topics: Mobility, Collaboration, Telcos, AT&T, Social Enterprise

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