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Globe brings you the real free mobile Facebook experience

Free Facebook access on mobile phones has been around before but usually it has limitations. You can only access the mobile version through your web browser and features are limited to mainly just reading and posting status.

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Facebook’s VP of partnerships, Chris Daniels along with Globe Telecom CEO, Ernest Cu and host Robbie Domingo during Globe’s Free FB launch at the Globe Tower

Now Globe has partnered with Facebook to bring you the real free mobile Facebook experience whether you’re using a mobile browser or a Facebook app on your iPhone, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian, or even Facebook app for the feature phone. For some reason, Globe is saying Facebook for BlackBerry does not work with this promo.

Anyway, not only can you post status or read your news feed, you can also chat with people, add friends, post photos and videos, view any Facebook content including videos, and whatever your Facebook app is capable of doing. You can even sign up for a Facebook account without incurring any data charges with this promo.

All of these are for free whether you’re on Globe postpaid or prepaid, or even a TM subscriber. Once you click on an outside link, say a Youtube or a 9gag link, a prompt will say that regular charges will start and if you want to continue accessing that link. Still, this service will save a lot of bandwidth if you’re subscribing to MB-based data buckets.

Globe is targeting Filipinos who can only access Facebook when there’s free WiFi, usually those who own feature phones or semi-smartphones. With this free service, these Facebook users can access their account even without any load.

Along with this Free FB promo, Globe is now allowing prepaid users to get a 10MB data plan loan when they don’t have any load. They will be charged P10 on their next top-up.

“œFacebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected,” said Chris Daniels, VP of partnerships at Facebook. “œGlobe understand the opportunities giving people access to the Internet brings and we’re thrilled to be working with them to give Globe subscribers access to Facebook without data charges across our apps and mobile website.”

Globe’s real free FB access will start on October 31. Subscribers can dial *143# and select FREE FB to know more about this service.

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  • Ronn

    Seems it’s working now already!

    • yup… it’s working for a lot of Globe subscribers already pero not all so they’re still sticking with the end of month date.

      • monica gabriel

        patulong nman..nokia asha200 cp ko,dualcm..talk’n txt gmit ko,khapon bumili me ng tm..kaso d gumana free fb..

        • mae

          hi. pano po ba i activate yan sa galaxy tab 3. regular sim po insert ko. tas nag appear open data package.. anu po ibig sabhin nun? pls i need ur help. thanks

        • Ange

          @monica gabriel
          hi po ! gumana na po ba ang free fb sa phone nyo? kng npagana nyo na po,, pede pong pahelp ?? ganyan dn po phone q eh at ayw din pong gumana.. plsss po??

    • Allen

      Yes, gumagana na kahit sa post paid kala ko wala na ko post paid lol… Thank you GLOBE

  • baguhan

    pwede ba to sa globe tattoo superstick?

  • rodj

    Yeah.. it’s actually working now. I noticed this yesterday.. i appreciate this globe! 🙂

    • Jordan

      mabilis ba ang connection for fb?

      • depende naman yan sa location and connection mo. if naka LTE ka then mabilis talaga.

  • shane

    hmm i not sure if pag my load ka baka kainin din ng globe hmmmm

    • basta make sure walang ibang apps ang gagamit ng load mo.

      • fil

        naka restrict background data ko pero nag chaharge parin kahit free fb site open ko 🙁

  • jax siga

    just wondering, should you be on “data” and not on “time”? lets say im on time, and I have other apps on, like watsapp or viber, or even my email., wouldnt I be charged whenever I get a message or email from these other apps working on the background.

    Or should I change my subscription to data instead of time? thank you!

  • Jordan

    san makikita yung link for free facebook sa mobile? please po

    • on mo data mo tapos open mo FB app mo. meron nakasulat sa taas na Free. if wala, try again next month, baka di pa nakarollout sa lahat.

  • lovely sun

    gaya gaya! matagal na ang free fb sa suncellular.

    • i’m not sure if you can upload videos for free with Sun’s free FB… or can you?

  • daren

    sa android tablets na pwedeng lagyan ng sim card po ba e free facebook din?

    • vanessa

      yes.. type mo lang ung link nila
      m.facebook.com/free
      🙂
      tested sa galaxy tab ko.

    • mae

      hi.. sa galaxy tab ko i use globe mobile sim ayaw gumana.lumalabas open data package,.. what’s that mean mga friend matutulungan nyo ba ako pano sya ma activate.. pls need ur help thanks

      • Mary

        Ayaw din gumana sa android tablet ko. Nka enabled data nman aq. What’s wrong? Kailangan pb ung Access point name.?

        • i think it only works on mobile sim not broadband sim.

  • gelo

    lage na lang hindi pwede sa blackberry, kainis! puro restriction pag blackberry tlga!

  • kulantro

    Parang lalo bumagal yung pag-access ko sa fb, im currently using powersurf500 and free data lumalabas sa fb ko, ayoko naman na makaltasan ako ng 10 pesos pag naubos ko yung free 10mb. Dapat may option na gamitin parin yung powersurf/supersurf.

  • ayra

    hindi gumagna sa akin. postpaid gamit ko

  • is it also working on iphone? is there a specific apn settings to type in?

    • yup working on iphone, no apn settings.

      • princess

        how

      • daz

        pano po gagana sa iphone?

        • it should be automatic. download the facebook app and use your globe data for it. if hindi gumana sayo maybe hindi pa na roll-out sa number mo.

          • Danz

            kailangan po nakaon CELLULAR DATA?kc pagon ko nababawasan nman load ko 🙁

          • dapat kasi pag on mo ng FB, may lalabas na free data dapat. if wala, hindi pa naroll out siguro sa number mo.

  • Jill

    Pano kaya mag-avail ng free fb if im using a dual sim? A postpaid Suncell and a prepaid Globe. Help pls!

    • make sure yung data ng globe ang gagamitin mo to connect.

  • Maegann

    Pano pag sa iphone?

    • it also works on the iphone

      • Danz

        ayaw nman po sa iphone sir. Dial *143# and choose FREE FB tpos binuksan ko link sa txt ayaw naman po 🙁

  • UNG SA WINDOWS PHONE KO PO AYAW GUMANA ?
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    WHAT TO DO ?

    PAG NAG DIAL AKO , LUMALABAS LANG E … “SESSION TERMINATED”..

    ANO PO GAGAWIN KO ?

  • Rodge

    How do I use it for iPad with Globe sim in it?

    • it should use a mobile sim not a broadband sim.

  • Danz

    bakit hnd nman gumagana sa iphone (safari,google chrome or FB apps)

  • Dina

    Can dis free FB be used in ipad? I couldnt even register my microsim.

    • it only works for mobile SIM and not broadband SIM.. make sure your microSIM is for phones.

    • Grace Ardenaso

      i have galaxy s phone from korea how can i have a free fb? can globe send me settings on my phone

  • globe free fb is not working on my myphone A818… can anyone show me how… i tried activating it… i have opera mmini

  • jade

    Hi there! Samsung galaxy grand duos yung phone ko.. naka on yung mobile data ko at nagregister na aako sa free fb ng globe using *143# kaso ambagal super.. nakakalike lang ako pero hindi talaga nakakacomment.

  • cutie

    i try already using my globe nokia e5-00 d xa gumagana i try in opera mini same pa din den my father is using andriod samsung we try also browse and reg in the free fb but still the same we can’t browse so sad that we can’t use it.

    • prettylivingdoll

      ou nga skin din e:( android nmn aq e:(

      • xxxx

        text nyo sana sa 2951 tapos makatang-gap kayo ng settings at mag register then sa google account ninyo. madali lang po yan. pero at first you have to use reg airtime

  • prettylivingdoll

    bakit ayaw sa galaxy core duo….naka open nmn sa taas ung mobile data:( plssss help nmn po.thnaks

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  • Papaano (o) paganahin gamiting ang fb free data sa tablet ko na i-tec andriod ko gamit ang tm phone ko sa phone gumagana ang free fb, bkit sa i-tech android ko ayaw gumana….ask lang po…:D

  • Rexmar Aquino

    Paano po i activate yong free fb sa iphone5?

  • janine

    hi I’m a new user BlackBerry. pag inaccess mo ba ang free fb sa browser and may nakalagay na free data, free talaga sya or nagchacharge pa rin sya ng bill sakin? thanks.

  • nka on na yung mobile data ko.. wala pa ding lumalabas na G OR H sa taas ng phone ko.. kya hindi padin ako mkagamit ng free fb

  • Ange

    pede po ba to sa nokia asha 200 ? hndi ko po mapagana eh.. pano po ba??

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  • Pwede Po BA sa iPhone 5s ang free FB, patriot NAMAN Po KUNG meron…p

  • buknoy

    Hindi po ito totoo sa mga may load 5 pesos and up. nababawasan ng 5 pesos ang load mo for 15 minutes naka on ang data sa iphone.

    This is not totally free, so bullshit itong FREE FB kuno!