Previously we reported that Facebook for iPad application developer resigned because of launch delays followed by Facebook for iPad App Launch delayed due to HP TouchPad WebOS Facebook App development. But finally news has come for iPad users who have been waiting for official launch for Facebook for their devices. Facebook for iPad has been officially launched and made available for download and installation on your devices.
Starting today, in addition to your smartphone or feature phone apps, there’s a new way to experience Facebook—the iPad app. Now you can enjoy your favorite parts of Facebook, combined with the best of the iPad.
List of features in Facebook press release are:
A New Way to Experience Facebook (now on iPad, too)
Enjoy bigger, better photos
Your photos take on new life on the iPad. They’re big, high-res and easy to flip through—like a real photo album.
Focus on what matters
With less on the screen, it’s easier to zoom in on your friends’ photos, updates and stories.
Navigate anywhere, fast
Just tap, slide or pinch to get from one screen to another and back again in no time.
Never lose your place
Use simplified navigation to send a message, see your notifications or browse your bookmarks without switching screens.
Play games on the go
Play your favorite Facebook games wherever you are, and on a bigger screen.
Tap to send messages
A simple dropdown menu makes it easy to scan and send messages without visiting your inbox.
What’s New in Version 4.0
With improved search and browsing, the facebook.com features you use most are now just a touch away. It’s a faster, fuller
Facebook for iPhone.
– Games & Apps: Play games and access your favorite apps on the go
– Navigation: Send a message or see your notifications from any screen, and swipe to browse Facebook without losing your place in
– Bookmarks: Your groups, pages and apps are all in your left-hand menu, and the ones you use most are right on top
– Search: Search for anything on Facebook—people, apps, pages and more—without having to click around or switch views
– Security: We’ve added a few updates to make the app more secure
You can download Facebook for iOS which includes all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch from App Store and install it without any need to jailbreak your iPad as it has been officially released.
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