Tata Docomo announced that starting today its customers can now simply dial *325# & *515# to access Facebook and Twitter without subscribing to any data plans.
Users of Tata Docomo can see and post status updates, comment, like, poke more by dialing a simple USSD String.
To avail the Facebook and Twitter services, Tata Docomo subscribers need to dial *325*XXX # and *515*XXX# respectively. This service is powered by Fonetwish.
Accessing Twitter via USSD
User needs to dial *515# and needs to subscribe the pack at Rs 1/Day.
A landing page will appear on the user’s screen where the user needs to input his favorite category or enter his Twitter details.
Once the user has entered his/her required credentials he can post updates tweets, Find People, Read Tweets, Check out updates from the follower list, much more.
Accessing Facebook via USSD:
User needs to dial *325# and can access the service , at Rs 1/ Event (MO).
A landing page will appear on the user’s screen where the user needs to input his Facebook Id login id and password.
Once the user has entered his/her required credentials he can post updates on his wall, Find a Friend, Send personal Message, read wall posts ,reply to wall post and much more.
Anytime, anywhere accessibility
Easy to use.
USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) is a menu-based system that enables interfacing with content based services. Instead of a browser, which requires an internet / GPRS connection), the USSD menu acts as browser to pull content to the phone.