Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg spoke of the importance that mobile will play in the social network’s evolution in a wide-ranging interview with board member Marc Andreessen and talk-show host Charlie Rose Tuesday at IAB MIXX, the annual event held during Advertising Week 2012 in New York, and the interview was broadcast via the Facebook Marketing Talks live channel.
As of today, the official Facebook app for Android has a Chat interface that presents open chats up at the top so you can see who’s around at a quick glance.
Yesterday evening Om Malik posted about the new Facebook application for the Sony Ericsson Xperia phone. As the Xperia device runs on Windows Mobile, the release makes this the first Facebook app optimized for a Windows Mobile platform. Having already conquered the iPhone and Blackberry (including an upgraded version early next year), Facebook apps are on their way to becoming standard ware for mobile users.