Facebook launches separate Groups app (Android, iOS)

Facebook launches separate Groups app (Android, iOS)
Earlier this year, Facebook launched Messenger as a separate mobile app, which proved to be a pretty unpopular idea among users. Not really bothered by that fact, Facebook today announced another standalone app, this time for Groups.

Available on Android and iOS, the new app will let you see all your Facebook Groups in one place, with those that you use more often being at the top. Moreover, you’ll be able to create new groups with ease, quickly share photos and updates, track and control notifications, and discover new groups (based on Pages you like).

Facebook doesn’t force anyone to use its Groups app - at least for the time being - so you can continue to use the Groups section that’s included in the main Facebook app. Those who want to give the Groups app a try can find it via Apple App Store and Google Play Store at the source links below. The app seems to be available all around the world.

Will you be using the Groups app on your smartphone? Or do you think the main Facebook app and the Messenger app are enough?


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12 Comments

1. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

seriously who still uses facebook?

3. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

This is the reason why I don't install Facebook, battery draining app.

6. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

not to mention they are back gate trojan, have you ever seen the permission their app requires?

8. techperson211

Posts: 1280; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Yeah I noticed it too.

10. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

i do. for discussion of topics...

2. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

k Facebook gtfo now, this is bloatware to an entirely new level... We started with one app, then we had two apps.. and now three... just stap....

4. blazee

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 02, 2012

Wtf....

5. zibbyzib2000

Posts: 221; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

OMG another Facebook messenger app!!! Just what I always needed... Said no one ever.

7. paragkarki

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 09, 2014

remember when they had pages as a separate app , you're welcome :)

9. shahulvm

Posts: 124; Member since: Apr 01, 2012

Getting Sick of it

11. drahmad

Posts: 480; Member since: Aug 20, 2011

where is the link?

12. Blazers

Posts: 751; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

As much as I dislike FB, 98% of the people I know use it, as opposed to 2% with Google+......which incidently I dislike even more.

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