Facebook updates iOS app with voice mail, video, and more

The social network spruces up its main app with familiar features -- the ability to send voice messages and share videos -- and tweaks its Nearby tab.

Facebook updated its main iOS mobile app today, adding voice mail and video-recording capabilities as well as Nearby listings based on what you like.

Nearby, which got bit of a face lift in December, will now show a list of local businesses and landmarks based on your interests, according to Facebook, in addition to what your friends have liked, checked-in, or rated.

The network rolled out the voice mail function on its Messenger app earlier this month, so it's not surprising to see it make its way to the main app. Facebook added this function as well as the video recording and sharing function to its Android app last week.

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