Facebook announced the new release in a post on its Facebook for Android Beta Testers page, saying that other new features include:
- The ability to see upcoming events on pages at a glance.
- The ability to share and create photo albums.
- Fixes to bugs and other problems causing the application to crash.
- The “show on lockscreen” setting is visible again.
- Improvements to photo loading in News Feed.
- Improvements to News Feed load time.
Facebook also noted that it was still working on the issue of the most recent setting on News Feed not sticking.
Readers: Are you excited about the potential additions of editing of posts and comments and emoticons to Facebook’s Android app?