Facebook Thursday rolled out a new iOS application, Facebook for iOS 5.0.1, which includes support for iOS 6, as well as the soon-to-be-released iPhone 5.

The social network said its app for the iPhone and iPad was rebuilt to be quicker and easier to use, listing its new features as:

  • Scrolling through news feed is faster than ever.
  • New banner lets you tap to quickly see more stories — no need to refresh.
  • Photos open fast and close with one downward swipe.
  • Instant access to your notifications.

Readers with iOS devices: Have you upgraded to Facebook for iOS 5.0.1 yet?