Facebook Updates its iOS App, Facilitates Cover Photo Update On the Move

Ever since the Facebook announced that it would put all its focus on Facebook Mobile, it has been frequently updating its native app for various platforms. And recently, it has again updated its native Facebook app for iOS to version 5.6 allowing users to set their cover pictures on the move. The new feature is said to be the significant one as users always have to set their cover pictures from the desktop PC instead of from the device. Also the update brings some enhancements to the group messaging feature.

Facebook for iOS

So with the new updated Facebook app, you can keep your timeline fresh whenever you want. Just take a new photo for your cover or choose any one from the gallery; however, the feature only works on iPhone. And like mentioned above, some enhancements have been added to the group messaging feature. Now there is no need to go through a complex procedure in order to initiate a group discussion. According to Facebook the procedure has been simplified, now you need to go through a fewer steps to initiate a group discussion. Now you can easily name a discussion and find it in the system.

Take a look at the changelog (as on Apple’s iTunes Store):

Keep your timeline fresh by updating your cover photo on the go.

  • Take a new cover photo or choose one from camera roll (iPhone only)
  • Fewer taps to start a group message
  • Easier to name and find group conversations

Just update the app on your iOS gadget or download the latest Facebook v.5.6 app from Apple’s iTunes Store. The app takes about 25 MB of your memory and requires iOS 5 or later. The app is optimized for the latest iPhone 5 and it is also compatible with iPad, iPod touch and other versions of iPhone running on iOS 5 or higher. It is a multilingual app supporting a number of languages including Bokmål, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish etc.

However, before downloading or updating the app, make sure to read the reviews on the download page, they might come in handy. To download the app from the Apple’s iTunes app store, click here. Recently, Twitter had also updated its native Twitter app for both Android and iOS adding enhancements to Search, Web Surfing & More. Stay tuned to us for further such latest updates about the social networks.

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