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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by cartisdm, Nov 3, 2010.

  1. cartisdm

    cartisdm Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    I'm sure you all have hated the Android Facebook app as much as I have. Notifications, wall posts, etc. all opened in the browser....ANNOYING.

    Well, check your Market Downloads. There is finally an update available. I've only played with it for a few minutes but it seems to be a BIG improvement.
     


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  2. gdpmumin

    gdpmumin Newbie

    This update is much better than its predecessor. Thanks for mentioning its availability!
     
  3. sal_shawn

    sal_shawn Member

    Its amazing!!
     
  4. craigrn16

    craigrn16 Android Enthusiast

    still no push notifications so booooo!!
     
  5. cartisdm

    cartisdm Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    aw really? I was just hoping I hadn't played with it enough to figure out how to turn it on :(
     
  6. finally it doesn't make your up time=your awake time.
     
  7. Echo17121

    Echo17121 Well-Known Member

    Sounds like they finally included places too! I have been tricking my two iphone owning friends who thought they were so great cause they could do it and I couldn't. So I loaded up the browser version, went to places and said "yes I can see?". It will be nice to have a legit version now even though I was only checking in to the Phillies stadium and now I have to wait til April anyway!
     
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  8. Deleted User

    Deleted User Guest

    What is the Deals thing they talked about in the news section? Is that a separate app or something built into this one?
     
  9. incredible x4

    incredible x4 Well-Known Member

    Now just if they would add the chat feature like the iPhone version has. Then this app would finally knock it out of the park. But until then, our version is still behind.
     
  10. howarmat

    howarmat Android Expert

    the last update didnt do that either
     
  11. rlestage

    rlestage Newbie

    Now if only they had move to SD card :(
     
  12. it did for me. and i tried updating multiple times and it still did the same thing.
     
  13. dragonsamus

    dragonsamus Android Enthusiast

    Yay! I didn't like that it opened the browser.
     
  14. AndroidRider

    AndroidRider Well-Known Member

    Why would they need to besides freeing space? If I remember right, it's standard on the phone, which means, even if you do a reset it'll be back. I could be wrong though...
     
  15. Robhimself

    Robhimself Member

    my gmail stopped syncing on its own since this update. I wiped my phone and it worked again until i logged into the facebook app. Anyone having similiar issues? It will sync but I have to go into the application and hit refresh...
     
  16. Homan13PSU

    Homan13PSU Android Enthusiast

    Just downloaded it this morning. I'll play around with it tonight.
     
  17. Messages still do not work properly....very frustrated. If someone sends you a message which, has video, audio, pictures, youtube link, or weblink, you can't click on it. All these things work fine on the news feed but not on messages....just doesnot make sense.
     
  18. VanillaEps

    VanillaEps Newbie

    I'd like them to integrate facebook within the messaging application like they do in the blackberry. I'd like to be able to post to someone's wall or send a message from the messaging application rather than having to use the facebook application.
     
  19. pdykstra

    pdykstra Well-Known Member

    if someone posts a link to your wall, clicking on the notification will take you to your wall in the web browser instead of in the app.. still not perfect yet
     
  20. Reverence

    Reverence Android Enthusiast

    Definitely an improvement over earlier versions of the application. I had actually stopped using a Facbook application altogether and just used the mobile website until this version of the application was released. I will definitely be using it. They are making some good progress.
     
  21. howarmat

    howarmat Android Expert

    still lacking in notifications and still have to use the browser for some things. All i want is a damn notification for pokes! the earlier versions had this feature actually
     
  22. Dmark

    Dmark Member

    I want to be able to view and edit tags for photos, just like I can on the ipod touch.
     
  23. heyitsericc

    heyitsericc Well-Known Member

    The thing I want the most, chat on FB.
     
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  24. sharkizzle

    sharkizzle Newbie


    I'm having the exact same problem with my main Gmail account.
     
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