Facebook announced version 1.1 of its Paper iPhone application, with new features including notifications for birthdays and events; photo comments; group updates; and new article covers for select publishers.
The proof is in the Paper: Merely hours after Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed the social network’s focus on building separate mobile applications beyond its flagship apps during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call Wednesday, Facebook officially announced the rollout of Paper, which has been rumored since earlier this month.
Facebook is attempting to push its users to fill in the Timeline sections it recently introduced, offering suggestions in its various categories — movies, TV shows, and books — and asking users if they have watched or read those titles.
Internet radio provider Pandora deepened its integration with Facebook, introducing the ability for its users to automatically publish their activity to the music section on the social network’s redesigned Timeline via Pandora.com or its applications for the iPhone and Android devices.
Facebook announced Tuesday that the application modules it introduced for Timeline in March have now been rolled out to all users, encouraging app developers in a post on its developer blog to incorporate these sections into their apps