Social.FM Signs Microsoft Deal, Launches New Client

socialfm.jpgSocial.FM (formerly Mercora) has released a new version of its social music service platform for Windows Mobile and announced a new distribution deal with Microsoft.

The new Social.FM features improved application screens, sliding menus with transition effects, and an new white and green color scheme that is claimed to be “extremely fun-to-use for Windows Mobile customers.”

Social.FM announced that starting immediately Microsoft will provide a free lifetime subscription to Social.FM for all Microsoft employees worldwide. Under the deal Social.FM has joined the Microsoft Mobile2Market Program which promotes “Designed for Windows Mobile” logo-certified applications for Windows Mobile-based Smartphones and Pocket PCs to mobile operators, e-tailers, retailers and consumers.

Social.FM will announce its first Symbian platform client at the Symbian SmartPhone Conference in London later this week.