Facebook App for iPhone 3.0 Announced

by on July 2, 2009
in iPhone




Facebook for iPhone app is one of the most downloaded and popular app in the App Store. Why? Because Facebook users with iPhone or iPod Touch can do almost everything from their handsets with this Facebook app for iPhone.

Today, a Facebook employee posted a note on Facebook announcing the new Facebook  app for iPhone 3.0. It’s been a long time since the Facebook app got a major upgrade another than language updates.

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Facebook for iPhone 3.0 will go through a major upgrade with almost everything revamped (atleast, that’s what the screenshot shows). Not ll major features will be added in this release. Some have been saved for the iPhone 3.1 release too.

Facebook for iPhone 3.0 Features

In that note on Facebook, a list of 15 new features was also posted telling us what we’ll see in the next big Facebook app update.

  1. The “new” News Feed
  2. Like
  3. Events (including the ability to RSVP)
  4. Notes
  5. Pages
  6. Create new photo albums
  7. Upload photos to any album
  8. Zoom into photos
  9. Easier photo tagging
  10. Profile Pictures albums
  11. A new home screen for easy access to all your stuff, search, and notifications
  12. Add your favorite profiles and pages to the home screen
  13. Better Notifications (they link to the comments so you can reply)
  14. Quickly call or text people right from the Friends page
  15. Messages you are typing will be restored if you quit or are interrupted by a phone call

Like you can see, Push Notifications are missing. But that have been said to be included in the iPhone 3.1 update.

There is no specific release date announced for this app because the app is still 98% completed. But we’ll be notified once it gets submitted to Apple for review.

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