More and more people are switching to smartphone for surfing the web and accessing their favorite social networks. To keep up with the momentum app developers, whether it’s for browser, social networks, games etc., are keen to provide full fledged mobile apps for different platforms. Of course social networking sites are no exception. They are also updating their mobile apps with more and more features to keep the user base intact and growing.
I have just posted about the latest update to Google+ for Android. The latest Google+ app, i.e. version 2.6, brings video calling feature to Android. Earlier group video calling was available on Google+ but only to join an existing Hangout. Google done a nice job with the update to Google+ Android app. But for Windows Phone users here is a good news. Your favorite social networking app on Windows Phone got an update. I’m talking about Facebook, the rival of Google+. Windows Phone team teased a new Facebook app for Windows Phone last month. Now the well anticipated update is available with the announced features.
Microsoft brought new update to Facebook. Facebook 2.5 is the new version of this social networking app for Windows Phone. Let’s take a look at what are the new features in New Facebook 2.5 for Windows Phone.
The new official updated Facebook app for Windows Phone brings full Facebook threaded messaging, including group messaging to your device. With the new updated app on your phone you can delete posts and comments from your wall by long press. Active tappable links in posts are another notable feature with this release. Now you can also tag friends and locations in your posts in the “with” and “at” format. This update brings Facebook experience on Windows Phone much better.
Facebook 2.5 for Windows Phone supports Windows Phone 7.5 Mango devices. Try this app if you have a compatible device. Also share the news with your Facebook friends having Windows Phone.