Ahmedabad: JioPhone users will finally be able to download a Facebook app on Wednesday. According to information from Reliance Jio Infocomm, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), this version of the Facebook app was built specifically for Jio KaiOS, the web-based operating system that the phone uses.
The app is said to support push notifications, video and links to external content and is optimized to accommodate cursor function of the JioPhone to deliver Facebook’s popular features like newsfeeds and photos.
“As promised, JioPhone will be home to the world’s leading applications, starting with Facebook,” said Jio director Akash Ambani.
Francisco Varela, vice president of mobile partnerships at Facebook also expressed excitement about the partnership.