It’s Official: Facebook Apps Have A Share Button

Users asked for it, and Facebook responded. The social network announced Thursday that tits native applications for iOS and Android devices now include a share button. Both apps also got upgrades Thursday, with emoticons coming to Apple and better photo tagging coming to Android.

We reported Wednesday (as first noticed by sister site Inside Facebook) that Facebook introduced the share function to its mobile site, m.facebook.com. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to AllFacebook that the iOS and Android apps would have the feature, too.

Now it’s here.

The iOS app got a nice upgrade, including emoticons in messages, as well as the ability to tag friends in any post, comment, or photo. Apple device users can also sort their feeds by tapping the button next to news feed in the left sidebar.

Android didn’t get a dramatic upgrade. Users can create albums from the photos tab on timeline. The company also improved Android’s photo-tagging capabilities and fixed a bug that prevented some users from updating their statuses.

Readers: Are you happy to finally have a share button on your mobile app?

 

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