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News Feed

Left-side menu

Profile page

Photo albums

Full-screen image view

Facebook Chat in the app

The Facebook Live Tile

Facebook lock screen

The News Feed in the app looks similar to Facebook's News Feed online and in the iOS and Android Facebook apps.
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Swiping right in the app, or tapping the three lines at the top-left corner, reveals a menu where you can find your profile, messages, events, settings, and more.
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Profile pages in the Windows Phone 8 app have smaller cover photos and fewer details than in other versions of the app.
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Photo albums look really nice in the app, displaying as a grid of pictures.
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If you tap on an image from an album or post, it will go full-screen and show icons to like, comment on, or tag the photo.
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You can access Chat by swiping to the left in the app and tapping on a friend's name. You'll then see the message thread. The Windows Phone app doesn't support stickers or group chat.
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The largest Facebook Live Tile shows your cover photo and the number of unread notifications you have. The tile also flips every 30 seconds to show your most recent status update.
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If you let it, Facebook can control your lock screen using your own photos for the background. This is the full-screen photo option, but you can also have a collage of photos with a blue background behind the date and time.
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