"Stay connected with your friends."
With almost a billion active users, it was only a matter of time until Facebook developed an application for iPhone and iPad enthusiasts and so they did! Similar to the standard desktop application, Facebook for iPhone/iPad helps you to keep in touch with your friends and allows you to share media, thoughts, comments and so on.
If you are wondering why you would need Facebook on your iPhone when you already have it on the desktop, then the explanation is simple. According to Facebook representatives, the iPhone application allows you to view everything – games, photos, and videos – in high resolution and the content is easy to flip through.
The installation process is very simple: download the Facebook for iPhone, install, log into your account and you are ready to start. In order to avoid having any issues, such as crashes when you start the application, it is advisable that you verify your iOS is a 3.0 version or newer. In case you are interested in adding Timeline onto the iPhone application and you do not know how, then you might find useful information on the Facebook support page. The support page is also the best place to learn more about why certain applications might not work on your iPhone and all the basic details about operating Facebook on the iPhone or iPad.
The iPhone interface is similar to the standard one that you already use. However, due to the fact that it is displayed on an iPhone, you should expect it to look more refined and stylish. On the left side of the display you have the main menu on an elegant dark blue background, while the rest of the interface displays the news feed. While the notifications can be found at the top of the display in exactly the same location you know, the details regarding the profile settings, account settings, events, calendars and so on can be accessed by scrolling through the main Facebook menu (the “+” symbol at the top of the page).
According to users, the Facebook for iPhone/iPad application deserves its place in the top 10 downloaded applications because of the easy operation. In a nutshell, you can post and comment faster and uploading your favorite media can now be done directly. Furthermore , you can modify the privacy settings just as easily as on the desktop and you will have a sidebar that permits you to bookmark sections on Facebook.
In its newest version, namely the 4.1, there are a few updates and surprises for users. To put it simply, the latest release permits you to access Facebook Mobile Timeline and offers an overall substantially optimized application for iPhones that is more reliable, faster and promises better performance.
Some users claim that the application has a few displaying problems for iPads. To be more precise some state that in portrait mode there is large gap between the posts and the area where the likes and comments are shown.
If you want to be up to date with what your FB friends are up to or you want to let them know about your newest adventures using your iPhone or iPad, the Facebook for iPhone or iPad is a great choice.