Facebook for Android Gets Big UI Changes and Improvements

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  1. dgstorm

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    Facebook for Android just came out with a pretty major update. The UI has been vastly improved and several new features make it easier to use on a mobile device now. Here's a quote from the Facebook Blog page with some details:

    These changes look to make updating your Facebook on your mobile device much easier. You can grab the update at the Android Market source link below, then share your thoughts in the forum.

    Source: Android.net via Facebook Blog and Android Market - Facebook
     
  2. dezymond

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    Hmmm...look for the update later. Just by that screenshot it's changed big time
     
  3. ilikemoneygreen

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    It looks good, but i havent been on facebook in months. i guess this overhaul will go unused by me. :D im glad they did it though. Good to know if i wanted to use it its new and improved.
     
  4. Larry Mahnken

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    The widget still stinks.
     
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    I got the update last night and the first thing it did was force close on my Bionic. Power the phone off, restart and try again. Another force close. Pulled the battery with phone on and it worked. It started with a tutorial, but it didn't load that well last night. Today is the first time I used it.

    Looks good, but it takes a little getting used to.
     
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    what is facebook?
     
  7. WoZzY

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    People still use facebook
     
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    What I'm wondering is why the option to sync Facebook accounts to the RAZR is still missing? You'd think with a major update they could get that going?
     
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    I really like the new UI, it's pretty slick looking. I have had no issues with it since I got the update last night. And yes people still use Facebook, google+ is already dying, if not already dead. I am sure some people use g+ regularly but none of my friends on it have posted in months.
     
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    I saw it was different today but I thought it was the HTC version and some special sense version. It is closer to the regular pc app.

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    It only took them 2 years to build a decent app :blink:
     
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    It's MUCH better! It actually works fairly well on tablets, although I would still love a tablet specific app.