In the release, Facebook product manager Mark Heynen said, "The app provides a better Facebook experience for our most popular features, including an easier-to-navigate home screen, contact synchronization, and fast scrolling of photos and friend updates. We also wanted to make it available to as many people as possible. Similar to the 0.Facebook.com site, we've worked with mobile operators from around the world to let you try this without paying for any data charges. The 14 mobile operators...are offering free data access when using the new Facebook mobile app during the first 90 days after they launch." The 14 carriers span the globe as Facebook continues its amazing growth spurt.