Bobsled by T-Mobile: Providing Free, One-Touch Calling Within Facebook

Have you ever been chatting with a friend on Facebook only to realize it would be nice to actually hear the person’s voice? You’re not alone. A recent survey found that 88% of Facebook users want voice chat capabilities within the site.* Today, Bobsled by T-Mobile, is making that possible.

Make FREE Calls Via Facebook

Free Voice Calls Within Facebook
The new Bobsled application provides Facebook’s more than 500 million users worldwide with free, one-touch calling to their Facebook friends from a personal computer and through the social platform’s chat window. With Bobsled, T-Mobile is giving voice to social networking.

How it Works
Once downloaded, customers can use the Bobsledapplication for Facebook to place voice calls to their friends through Facebook Chat with just one click.  This makes it quick and simple to place an impromptu call to a Facebook friend.  The application eliminates the need for dialing – you simply click on a friend’s name to start the conversation. There’s also no need to remember screen names or to input numbers. This even works when connecting with your friends around the globe. Calls from a PC/Mac to a PC/Mac are free, regardless of where you are connecting.

Voice Messages
You can leave a voice message for your friends and family when they are not available. The messages can be public or private. It is up to you. So instead of just writing Happy Birthday on your friend’s Facebook wall, now you can use Bobsled to sing Happy Birthday and post the voice greeting on their wall for all to hear.

A New Brand for T-Mobile
Bobsled by T-Mobile is a new brand aimed at bridging the world of traditional telecommunications with Internet-based voice and data services. This application for Facebook is the first product available under the new Bobsled™ by T-Mobilebrand. As the way people communicate transcends networks and devices,Bobsled by T-Mobile positions T-Mobile as a provider of cloud-based communications services over the Internet.

In the near future, T-Mobile plans to evolve Bobsled by T-Mobile to include video chat, the ability to place VoIP calls to mobile and landline U.S. numbers, and will offer applications on smartphones and tablets across various mobile platforms, regardless of the carrier that powers such devices.

How Do I Get Bobsled?
To download the Bobsled application within Facebook, please visit: You can also visit for more information.

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Another Facebook Virus “Who Views Your Profile” PLEASE READ THIS!

This new virus/spam is spreading throughout Facebook today like wildfire. You may notice you are getting tagged by a friend in a photo like the one in this article and it is telling you to click a link and install the app that will tell who views your profile.

New Facebook Virus

New Facebook Virus - Please Share info about this!

What this app really does is take all your information post this picture onto your page and tag your friends so it can keep spreading.

Tip: do not install Facebook apps that come to your attention this way or apps that sound like this in any way a scam because they more than likely are.


Thanks to Irish Web

HOW TO: Add Facebook Questions To Your Brand Page.

Page owners can ask questions with a set of possible answers, and they have the option to allow users to add additional answers for which other users can vote. The best part is users can share the questions for their friends to answer, broadening the potential exposure.

But, if you want to get your hands on the feature for your Facebook Page today, you can add it by following the simple steps below. Note: The feature is not yet available in all countries.



1. Sign In To Your Facebook Page

Go to the “Account” tab at the upper-right side of your Facebook account and click “Use Facebook as Page.” Click “Switch” next to the page you’d like to be signed into (this should be the page you want to add Questions to).

2. Go To Facebook’s Questions Page

Go to Facebook’s Questions page, which not only outlines the product, but is also where you add Questions to your Page. Once you’re there, click on the bright green button that says, “Get Questions Now.”

The action will apply to the Page you’re logged in as, so if you’d like to add Questions to multiple Pages, repeat step one and two for the specific Page in question.

3. Ask Your First Question

After you’ve clicked “Get Questions Now,” a pop-up box will open confirming that Questions have been added to your Page. You’ll now see the Questions tab on your Facebook Page and you’re ready to ask your first question. You can add poll options and the ability for your fans and others to add other answers. The question will post to your wall as well as the News Feed of users who have “liked” your Page.

It’s as simple as that. Any questions?

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#GE11: Irish Voters are Set to Take Revenge on Ruling Party (FF)

Ireland goes to the polls Today Friday 25/02/2011 in a general election expected to sweep the ruling coalition from power – the first defeat for a eurozone government since the onset of the debt crisis.

With the centre-right Fine Gael party within sight of its first-ever outright majority, the election promises to produce the biggest change in Irish politics since 1932.

A win for Fine Gael would underscore the right-of-centre instincts of Irish voters, who even amid the worst economic collapse in the country’s 89-year history look set to turn to a moderate conservative alternative to the outgoing Fianna Fáil, rather than to leftwing parties.

Fine Gael, led by Enda Kenny, a former primary school teacher from western Ireland, has campaigned on a low tax and pro-business platform.

Latest opinion polls forecast his party will secure about 39 percent of first preference votes, ahead of Labour (20 percent) and the ruling Fianna Fáil (18 percent).

The count will start on Saturday.

Sinn Féin, a party on the radical left and better known for its former links with the Irish Republican Army paramilitary organisation in Northern Ireland, is expected to double its six seats.

Independents are also predicted to do well, feeding on widespread anger towards all mainstream parties.

Paddy Power, the bookmakers, make Fine Gael odds on favourites to form a government with Labour, the traditional coalition partners.

Fianna Fáil faces its worst defeat. After 14 years in power it is blamed for the property and banking crash, which has led to a humiliating bail-out by the European Union and the International Monetary Fund and the harsh budgetary measures needed to address the crisis.

The new government faces a daunting task as Ireland, under the watchful eye of the IMF, administers a fiscal adjustment that will see €15 billion ($20.5 billion) in public expenditure cuts and tax increases during the next three years as the country seeks to stabilise its public finances and avoid a debt restructuring.

Mr Kenny and his Labour counterpart, Eamon Gilmore, have pledged to seek a renegotiation of the terms of the EU-IMF bail-out, amid worries that, with growth stalling, Ireland may find it difficult to meet its international obligations.

Richard Bruton, a Fine Gael finance spokesman, confirmed the party had enlisted Pat Cox, the Irish-born former president of the European parliament, to support the party “in the transition” to power.

Mr Bruton said the appointment was “to assist us in ensuring we make the early decisions if we do get a mandate”.

Fine Gael and Labour were in coalition in 1982-1987 during an earlier economic emergency, when Labour failed to support tough fiscal measures.

It was left to the incoming Fianna Fáil government of Charles Haughey to administer the reforms, which paved the way for the Celtic Tiger economy of the 1990s.



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