Recap of the Major Announcements at Facebook’s Mobile Event



Today in their special mobile event. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced some upgrades to their Facebook mobile applications. These new updates will provide a better mobile social platform for mobile devices which will be the future of the Facebook in the coming days. The new mobile platform is not a phone but it is a mobile platform which is supported for many different smartphones like iOS, Android, Blackberry and many more. It will help developers to make their mobile apps better integrated with Facebook.

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These platforms include:

•Single Sign-On — quick easy log-ins from mobile apps on mobile devices
•Location APIs — allows any mobile app to access Facebook location services
•Deals Platform — location-based platform for local businesses to offer deals to nearby Facebook users

Apart from this, Facebook also announced their updated apps for Android and iPhone. The updated iPhone application will have improved tagging features with new Places feature. It will also be easier to add photos with check-ins in the updated Facebook app for iPhone. The Android app got some really big improvements with this update as previous Facebook app for android was not that good. It also received support for Places and Groups.

Both Facebook Apps for iOS and Android are available in the App Store and Android Market respectively.

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