The social network detailed bugs that will be corrected in this release, adding that not all users will receive all updates at launch. Corrected bugs include those causing:
- The app to crash while using messages in the background.
- The app to crash when navigating away from Nearby.
- Cover photos to display in low resolution for some users.
- Some News Feed photos to disappear when tapping to view full-screen.
- Blank stories in News Feed when viewing multiphoto feed stories.
- Blank photos in News Feed for some users.
- Some notifications to be cleared on upgrade.
- Gingerbread loading icon to be used on ICS operating system and above.
- The like/comment/share icons to be blurry on HDPI devices.
- Memory leak when using stickers in messages.
- The menu button to overlap with likes/comments on photos.
- Various other crashes.
- Translation problems.
The post also offered users a section on how to upgrade their applications:
- We highly recommend you turn on automatic updates.
- Uninstall the Facebook app on your mobile device and install the latest version from the Play Store.
- If the update does not appear in the Play Store, you may need to restart your mobile device and then uninstall and reinstall the Facebook app.
- Still having trouble? Follow the troubleshooting guidelines in the pinned post at the top of the group to make sure you’re a beta-tester.
- Note: The new beta app will still appear as version 3.5 after downloading.
Readers: Are any of you beta-testing Facebook’s Android app?