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November’s beginning saw Facebook launch a refreshed version of their iOS app. We let you know Facebook Launches Version 5.1 Of iOS App With Camera, Messenger And Gift Goodies [Updates] Facebook Launches Version 5.1 Of iOS App With Camera, Messenger And Gift Goodies [Updates] Facebook has just rolled out a big update to its iOS app that brings some slick new features. The first new feature comes in the form of Facebook Messenger, which essentially integrates features from the... Read More that it was slick with lots of goodies. The month is not yet up and Facebook has turned over from version 5.1 to 5.2 before you can ask ‘what’s next’. This latest version might seem small in terms of the number after the dot, but you could like the improved usability changes.

Even as you are enjoying the new messaging features and photo upload workflow, you get a new Share link to re-post stories from your news feed with just a single tap. Facebook wants sharing to be just as fast and simple as it is from the web. When you click Share on a news feed story in your Facebook app or on the mobile site, you can re-post the story on your own Timeline for your friends.

You can also tag your friends in any post, comment or photo and enjoy more varied smileys, hearts, and emoji in messages. Facebook is clearly aiming for its mobile app to be as nimble as it is on the web.

Here’s the list of changes in version 5.2 replicated from the App Store.

  • New Share link to re-post stories from your news feed.
  • Tag your friends in any post, comment or photo.
  • Smileys, hearts and other emoji in messages.
  • To sort your feed, tap the button next to News Feed in the left sidebar.

Source: App Store via 9To5Mac.com

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  1. Anonymous
    November 21, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    hummmm another buggy app from fb

  2. Rex
    November 20, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    What I call this version is cause of failure of previous version, I have been using FB app for IOS but it was better to have it on MAC. But for facebook app development - http://www.appostrophic.com/facebook-application-development/ its a positive release ...

  3. Anonymous
    November 16, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    Gifts still don't work on iOS.

  4. Spencer Vincent
    November 16, 2012 at 4:06 pm

    I thought all that was already available?

    • Saikat Basu
      November 16, 2012 at 4:49 pm

      That was version 5.1 at at the beginning of November. This is 5.2. Very rapid update.

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