From Facebook's point of view, having their site accessible directly from the Ovi interface will drive a huge amount of traffic to the site. On the flipside, if Nokia have a stake, then the profile date from Facebook, coupled with mobile usage, would provide a strong stepping off point for their recent purchase on Enpocket, a mobile ad platform system.
But the possibilities are intriguing. There is precedent from both companies for this type of deal... and the press you could attract with a phrase like "Nokia... Connecting People... With Facebook" is probably going to hand the PR people an easy headline on the press release.
Full article at MoCoNews .
Nokia and Facebook looking to "Friend" each other?
Published by Ewan Spence at
Nokia and Facebook are looking to work together (reports MoCoNews ). While it is still early days and the report stresses that "things remain to be worked out," this is perfectly in keeping with Nokia's plan to open up Ovi to as many social network partners as possible. The added discussion around Nokia purchasing a stake in the behemoth that is Facebook also fits in with their acquisition strategy.