Facebook today shared its recent collaborations with two mobile device manufacturers INQ, the Cloud Touch and Cloud Q which will now feature the new Facebook integrations with single sign-on and easy one-touch access to popular Facebook features.
The home screen features friends’ updates, pictures, videos and links and quick links to Chat, Messages, Places, notifications and more.One can also check in to your favorite shops and businesses with Facebook Places, right from the home screen using the same handset.
HTC’s ChaCha and Salsa phones features a dedicated Facebook button that gives you one-touch access to your favorite Facebook functions, allowing you to update your status, upload a photo, share a news article and check in to places.
Facebook Chat, Messages and your friends are also integrated, so when you make a phone call, the screen displays your friends’ status updates and photos, and even their birthdays.
HTC ChaCha (left) and Salsa
In addition to these new phones from INQ and HTC, Facebook claims one can also see similar deep Facebook integration on dozens of other devices over the course of this year.