Facebook Credits Gains Asian Distribution Through MOL Partnership

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Facebook has been pushing their Credits product heavily over the past few weeks and this evening the company announced a partnership with Asia payment service provider MOL. MOL also is the owner of Friendster.com as well as other social networking portals in the region. This partnership will give Facebook a new distribution channel for Credits which includes the ability to sell Credits through MOL-owned websites as well as “7-Eleven stores and cybercafes” in the region.

This is a major deal for Facebook as MOL’s network has “more than 500,000 outlets, which are mainly in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia,...

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