Facebook releases major update to iOS app with performance enhancements

As previously rumored, Facebook has just released version 5.0 of its app for iOS devices, bringing with it a complete re-write of the app. The new Facebook app for the iPhone and iPad has been “rebuilt so it’s faster and easier to use.”

Full release notes:

We’ve rebuilt the app so itБ─≥s faster and easier to use.

  • Scrolling through news feed is faster than ever
  • New banner lets you tap to quickly see more stories Б─⌠ no need to refresh
  • Photos open fast and close with one downward swipe
  • Instant access to your notifications
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  1. [...] the release of a rewritten Facebook app for the iPhone and iPad, Facebook also updated its Android app (Google [...]