It’s raining! And we are not talking about rainfalls from Typhoon Egay or Typhoon Falcon (wish they’d get out of PAR right away!). We are referring to social media freebies like GrabCar‘s LEGALLYGRAB promo code with P100 OFF on your rides; FREE Instagram from Smart; and FREE Facebook from Globe Telecom, the No. 1 mobile network in the Philippines.
Staying at home does not keep us from being updated from what is happening around the metro. Typhoon Falcon might have restrained us from attending press conferences for the day but the news of today’s latest developments only fuels our engine of sharing with you the freshest contents, this crazy rainy Wednesday.
Now for the news. Globe brings back FREE Facebook via complete suite of access without data charges. Subscribers can choose from either FREE Facebook via in-app feature which will allow customers to choose the type of Facebook access; FREE Facebook for 7 days via TM Choose-Your-Number SIM; or FREE Facebook via GoSURF data plan for Globe and TM prepaid and Globe postpaid subscribers.
“We are thrilled to connect more Filipino users to their favorite social networking site and drive the country’s positioning as the Digital Lifestyle Capital of the World. As more customers are embracing the digital lifestyle, we want to provide more Filipinos access to Facebook with free data and connect them with the rest of the world,” says Dan Horan, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe.
“Our relationship with Facebook is second to none,” Horan added.
FREE Facebook via in-app feature
FREE Facebook via in-app feature was developed for people who are conscious of spending their mobile data, Facebook with free data will give customers more control over their data usage.
To use Facebook with free data, Globe customers will download and launch the latest version of Facebook for Andriod. They can also visit www.facebook.com on a browser on their mobile. They will then be prompted to opt in or out of Facebook with free data. If they opt out, the will automatically be directed to the full version of Facebook and charged their regular data rate. Those who opt in can begin browsing Facebook for free.
People using Facebook with free data will also get a data control button at the top of Facebook which lets them easily switch between the free and the full versions of Facebook at any time. This button clearly indicates which version of Facebook the customer is currently using, and can be dismissed as to not disturb browsing.
FREE Facebook via TM
For only PhP 30, customers who have purchased the TM Choose-Your-Number SIM will also receive the bonus of free access to the full Facebook experience for 7 days. Besides allowing customers to choose their own mobile number, the SIM also allows customers to register different call, text, and mobile internet promos.
Mobile devices must be internet-capable and have a maintaining load balance of P1 in order to access free Facebook on TM SIM cards.
FREE Facebook via GoSURF
This is the best selection among the three’s.
For customers who want a full experience of Facebook with photo and video streaming access, they can register to a GoSURF data plan to access the social networking site for free. GoSURF is Globe’s consumable data plan which paved the way for mobile users to embrace the habit of mobile browsing, with subscriptions growing by 131% and revenues by 124% over the last year.
As the only telco in the country to offer free access to Facebook with a complete browsing experience with a GoSURF subscription, Globe gives customers access to a full experience which includes viewing of photos, streaming of videos uploaded on Facebook, as well as posting, liking, sharing, and making comments on the social networking site. Access to the Messenger app, excluding calls, is free.
Available to Globe Prepaid and TM customers with a GoSURF subscription and to Globe Postpaid customers who will opt-in to the free Facebook promo free access to Facebook works on any mobile platform, including Facebook Android app and browsers (via m.facebook.com), without any maintaining balance.
Postpaid customers can access Facebook for free without any purchase requirement while prepaid and TM customers will automatically get access upon purchase of any GoSURF promo. The validity of the free access to Facebook offer is the same as the subscribed GoSURF promo.
Customers who have successfully registered on GoSURF will receive a text message notifying the availability of the free access to Facebook service, and will also see the “Facebook Free Data” banner at the top of the mobile site or app once the free access to Facebook is activated.
Aside from free Facebook, customers also get free access to premium content such as Spotify and top mobile games with GoSURF. With GoSURF, customers get 300MB of data to access the internet and an additional FREE 400MB for music streaming and online mobile gaming for only PhP 50 valid for 3 days. The games include Clash of Clans, Candy Crush Saga, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Summoners War, Hay Day, Boom Beach, Soul Seeker, Dungeon Hunter 5, and Asphalt 8: Airborne.
To get free access to Facebook on prepaid or TM via GoSURF, simple register too any GoSURF promo and wait for the Facebook activation notification which will be sent via text message. For customers who wish to avail of the bonus Facebook trial for TM SIMs, simply text BONUS FB to 8888. Facebook with free data launches once a customer has updated their Facebook app to its latest version and will automatically be available to those who are not on postpaid or any GoGoSURF plan. For postpaid customers, opt-in to free Facebook by texting FREE FB ON to 8888. To know more information, text FREE FB to 8888. To inquire about the promo, text FREE FB HELP to 8888. To check status, text FREE FB STATUS to 8888.
To know more or to keep updated about GoSURF, text GoSURF to 8888 or text “GoSURF FREE” to 8888 to get detailed information about the different freebies you can get with the promo. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph/gosurf.
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