Facebook 3.1.1 for iPhone causing more problems for users?

Facebook 3.1.1 for iPhone causing more problems for users?
You’d all think that the latest version of the Facebook app for the iPhone would seemingly bring some much needed joy to users? Sure it does add items such as push notification to the mix so you’ll be informed of all the new stuff happening. Unfortunately, some users are voicing their poor experience with the social networking app. For starters, the long awaited push notification doesn’t work most of the time according to some users – usually there’s an alert sound accompanying it, but sometimes it’s absent.

There are even other problems with it such as users getting an “error” message whenever they’re commenting on a picture.  You’d think with the release of version 3.1.1 that all the new features would be ironed out to provide a seamless experience right? Well, the scenario is proving to be a little different with many users on the fence with the app – it’s giving them more headaches than anything else. We’d probably expect these issues to be addressed soon with yet another minor update.

source: The iPhone Blog

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8 Comments

1. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

Hmm, the Facebook app on the Droid works great. I guess the iPhone DOESN'T have an app for that!

2. ohwhyfanboywhy

Posts: 37; Member since: Jan 10, 2010

wow, really? thats the best you could do? or could you not figure out which of your only 2 friends on facebook you wanted to comment on about your droid? get a life dude.

3. alux0417

Posts: 15; Member since: Jul 07, 2009

wtf! LOL! you made my day

4. cellgeek82

Posts: 518; Member since: Dec 20, 2009

ah, here we go *rolls eyes*

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

+1 bro.

5. oddmanout

Posts: 443; Member since: May 22, 2009

I can't speak for all platforms but it seems like facebook does a poor job of distributing applications. I can certainly say that the facebook app on the pre is horrible. Although I am a big fan of it mobile site... its much better than its app.

7. dandirk unregistered

here here... You would think their mobile apps would be better. Especially on the iphone where the OS is SO standardized.

8. CANUHEARMENOW

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 07, 2010

I dont even like the facebook app on my Eris. I wish it was easier to get to the actual facebook page from the FB app.

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