Facebook for iOS Update Adds Timeline, Other Improvements

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Facebook has updated their iOS app to version 4.1 today. The new version incorporates their new Timeline view which is "your collection of the photos, stories, and experiences that tell your story."

- Access to Mobile Timeline on iPhone (if you already have a timeline). iPad support coming soon.
- Access to friend lists, subscribers and subscriptions
- Faster, better performance
- Photos are easier to view, upload and comment on

TechCrunch notes some other improvements, including improved notifications and other bug fixes. The new version is a free update on the App Store [iTunes].

Top Rated Comments

PODshady Avatar
136 months ago
Still no Myspace for iOS 5?
Who still uses MySpace?
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
AbyssImpact Avatar
136 months ago
Still no Myspace for iOS 5?
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kolax Avatar
136 months ago
I wish with timeline you could delete anything that was older than say, 6-8 months, with the option of keeping photos. I'd really like to start fresh. I viewed my timeline, and there's posts from 4-5 years ago of me wasted during my university time. There's just too much stuff to delete individually.

I'm no longer a 17 year old fresher, so I'd not like people to be able to snoop and see what 17 year old me looked like and did.
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Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
3bs Avatar
136 months ago
I'm really enjoying the Timeline feature so far.

Me too and it looks good on the iPhone too. I wonder if this update finally fixed notifications
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheAppleGeek Avatar
136 months ago
I'm really enjoying the Timeline feature so far.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macros Avatar
136 months ago
Suprisingly good

Done very elegantly indeed, who is the UI designer responsible for this? I think facebook mobile UI is actually pretty innovative!

Some of you might find interesting Facebook app evolution since its release in 2007 (http://www.wecruise.co.uk/blog/off-topic/facebook-app-ui-masterclass)

Lets just hope they stay on top of bugs :(
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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