Facebook iOS App Updated To Version 5.0 [What’s New?]

Facebook iOS app was facing few issues which were reported by many users to the company. Now, the iOS app of Facebook is updated to version 5.0 which is twice as fast as the previous version according to Facebook. Read the details after the jump.

The Facebook application update is for both iPhone and iPad users. The modifications and optimization done in the Facebook iOS App are mentioned below.

Updates in Facebook iOS App 5.0:

  • The loading time of the app is much reduced now.
  • News feed and notifications load at the same time when you open Facebook.
  • Scrolling down the news feeds and friends stories is much smoother now.
  • A banner will indicate the upcoming story, which can be instantly seen by just a tap.
  • Photos load faster than before.
  • You can close a photo by a Pull down single swipe.

Screenshots of Facebook iOS App 5.0:

Link to update to the Facebook 5.0 for iOS:

The update is live now and you can update it simply from the App Store. You can also get a link to the app texted to your phone.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/sharon.harris.125760 Sharon Harris

    They appeared to have removed the ability to change your cover photo with this version though, frustrating. Unless someone knows how to do it and can let me know.

    • Noel

      I’m having the same problem. If I find the answer I’ll post the link here.