Verizon Wireless and iSkoot, a leading provider of mobile Web services, announced the availability of Social Beat, the free social media application that allows Verizon Wireless customers nationwide to simplify their mobile social networking with a single app.
Running on the nation's largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G network, Social Beat makes it easy for Verizon Wireless customers to stay fully connected to popular social media sites, including Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Social Beat also displays more than 50 customer-selected feeds from the hottest names in news, sports and entertainment sources, which can be viewed in one central location. Customers can easily view and manage their social networks through live feeds and real-time notifications.
When customers sign in to Social Beat, they can easily view friends' activity, news feeds, status updates and new photos. Customers can even post new status messages and tweets, send comments and messages, and receive updates from their personalized news section through a single stream on their mobile phone in real time.
Social Beat is available now to Verizon Wireless customers as a free download on more than 20 feature phones, including the LG enVÔäó, enV2Ôäó, enV3Ôäó, the LG ChocolateÔäó, and ChocolateÔäó 3, as well as many other popular Verizon Wireless handsets. Customers can download Social Beat from their wireless phones by selecting Get Going in the Media Center/Get It Now, by texting SOCIAL to APPS (2777) or by visiting the online media store at www.mediastore.verizonwireless.com or http://bit.ly/socialbeat.