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Facebook iOS App gets an update

 Facebook for the most intelligent operating system, iOS has faced critisism from its users for being slow, clumsy and unresponsive. One of the reasons for the app behaving in such a manner was its reliance on HTML5. While HTML5 is used for developing mobile friendly applications and web pages, it is not relaible for some applications. 

Thus in June, engineers started to work on the 5th version of the Facebook iOS app using Objective-C. A good news for the iPad users, timeline finally comes your way!

Describing how important and tedious it was for his team; "We just released a new Facebook app for iPhone and iPad and it's a lot faster. Our team completely rewrote it from the ground up to focus on speed. It's a big step forward" said Mark Zukerberg through a status update on Facebook. Also, 'iOS' was a world-wide trend on twitter for sometime late Thursday evening. 
You can download the new Facebook iOS app from the Apple App Store.

What's New in Version 5.0

  1. The app so it’s faster and easier to use.
  2. Scrolling through news feed is faster than ever
  3. New banner lets you tap to quickly see more stories – no need to refresh
  4. Photos open fast and close with one downward swipe
  5. Instant access to your notifications

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