Company's long-awaited announcement about new interface for mobile users says availability on tablets is slated for later in the year.
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Smartphone users will be able to start downloading the apps April 12. In his brief appearance on stage during the announcement, Facebook's director of mobile engineering, Cory Ondrejka, did not offer more specifics about the company's timetable.