Nintendo DSi gets Facebook integration

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Starting today, gamers can upload photos directly to their Facebook account from their Nintendo DSi handheld game system.

n20531316728_2226289_4582792A free download available after 5 p.m. Pacific time will update the firmware to allow the new feature.

Users with wireless broadband Internet access enabled can click on the Facebook icon that will appear in their DSi Camera albums to send images directly to their Facebook profiles.

“Facebook and Nintendo DSi build on the trend of personalization that is so important to consumers,” Cammie Dunaway, Nintendo of America’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement. “We’re giving people the tools to express themselves in creative new ways and show off the results to their friends and family on Facebook.”

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