Latest iteration of Facebook for iOS brings new features

Latest iteration of Facebook for iOS brings new features
Despite admitting only to reliability and speed improvements for its iOS app, Facebook has added location sharing features on the sly. The 11.0 version of the app has added a search box and invite button to the Nearby Friends screen. The new feature is rolling out now, and is only available in the U.S., which is why there is no word about it in the App Store. 

Nearby Friends allows you to share your location with, well, nearby friends. You can elect to have your location open to share for a few hours, or indefinitely. It also will reveal the approximate distance between you and your pals. Users must opt-in to use the feature. By clicking on a "+" sign, you send a notification to a friend that asks him to opt-in

The update for the iOS version of Facebook is available now in the App Store. 


source: Facebook via TechCrunch

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5 Comments

1. androiphone20

Posts: 1654; Member since: Jul 10, 2013

This is Grade A stalker's junk. Thanks a lot Facebook, we love you!

2. Leo_MC

Posts: 6114; Member since: Dec 02, 2011

That's great for business (seminars, conferences etc). My friends are near me at the same table, sharing a draft beer.

3. mrblah

Posts: 577; Member since: Jan 22, 2013

People still use Facebook? Let's hear about the Latest iteration of MySpace please

4. antifanboy14

Posts: 68; Member since: Nov 26, 2012

still slow as F!!!

5. Droidrapist

Posts: 186; Member since: May 28, 2014

They added trancelucency too on it... and its fast as f**k on my 5s a pain on the iPhone 4...Im also on Verizon.

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