Facebook app is almost similar with the Lochness Monster. There are many rumors, but only few have seen it. Some of the few lucky bloggers have seen it before. Developers claims they have worked on it. Facebook says it is just a rumor. People from all over the world want to know the truth behind the new app.
It is the Facebook application for the iPad that s finally out after a long wait. Now, everyone is going to have a chance to own the product.
After months of gossips and false alarms, Facebook said Monday that their official iPad application that they are offering the new app to the people. It can be downloaded for free from the Apple App Store.
It is possible the app is going to benefit Apple and Facebook. While the iPad now considered as the biggest-selling tablet on the market, some consumers do not believe that they need it and is ready to pick less expensive tablets. Seeing a slick Facebook app could persuade people in choosing an iPad over rivals, as there is no Facebook app specifically created f or tablets which runs on Google’s Android software.
For Facebook, a complete iPad application is going to keep people even more absorb in its service and add up to the amount of time people spend on it. According to Nielsen Research, Americans use eight hours a month, or 16 percent of their total time online, using Facebook’s Web site and portable applications.
According to Leon Dubinsky, a software engineer at Facebook, the app intended for creating an impressive and “fun” feel on the tablet.
Mr. Dubinsky emphasized the use of multitouch motion within the app a feature not yet available on the Facebook Web site. People can use their finger in scrolling through News Feed. Give the screen a swipe to page through albums.
Facebook stressed other key features in the revelation: Photos and videos gives the importance in the app and can be watched full-screen. The apps let user capture photos and videos with the iPad and put them immediately into the Facebook news feed. Gaming and Facebook Chat are also significant factors of the app.
Bret Taylor, Facebook’s chief technology officer, said that the app got deferred since it is not yet ready to be released.
Taylor says they felt that the Facebook Web site on the iPad was a terrific experience. They feel as the new app is going to benefit the features such as touch, photos and chat.