Friday, 18 April 2014

Facebook version 9.0 Released for iOS

Facebook has released a new version of its app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update adds new commenting and group administration features. The update brings about a handful of new features, including the ability to reply directly to comments on certain pages and more.

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Aside from that, administrators will now be able to review and approve posts by group members, and everyone will see posts related to the site’s trending topics highlighted in the iPad version’s News Feed.

Earlier today, Facebook announced another new feature that will soon be hitting iOS called ‘Nearby Friends.’ Similar to the Find My Friends app, the feature will notify users when their friends are close by.

Features Facebook version 9.0:

  • See what friends are up to
  • Share updates, photos and videos
  • Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts
  • Text, chat and have group conversations
  • Play games and use your favorite apps

Here’s your full Facebook version 9.0 change log:

What’s New in Facebook version 9.0
  • Reply directly to comments on stories by Pages that have this feature turned on
  • Group admins can easily review and approve pending posts by group members
  • See posts about trending topics highlighted in News Feed on iPad
At any rate, if you’re interested, you can pick up the latest version of Facebook in the App Store for free.