Facebook for iOS

New photo-sharing features and a clean layout make the official app the best way on mobile for staying in touch on Facebook.

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Easy to browse News Feed

The news feed works the same as always, letting you scroll to read Facebook posts. You can use the buttons across the bottom to navigate the app's many features.

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Nearby friends

A touch of the button on the top right of the interface brings up the people you can start messages with and it will open the separate Facebook Messenger app automatically. But at the top, you can also view nearby friends that are in your area right now.

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Photo sharing

With the latest version, you can send groups of photos and the app gives you a nice interface to touch and drag to reorder them.

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Add captions

Another new feature in the latest update lets you add captions, tags and locations to each photo from a group as you go.

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Sidebar

The More button gives you quick access to your profile, update info, and things like nearby friends, nearby places, and events. You also can view any groups you've joined here.

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