Facebook iPad App

Facebook iPad App

After tons of rumors and speculation, Facebook has officially unveiled their iPad app.The app’s well designed, and puts a ton of emphasis on the iPad multitouch interface. Expect some of the features to trickle down to the iPhone app in the near future as well. The app features hi-res photos, access to games, chat and more. Everything is accessible with a simple dropdown menu and navigation bar helping you when needed.

PRESS RELEASE:

Today, Facebook announced their first app for the iPad.

Facebook for iPad not only includes popular features from the site like photos and games, but also optimizes them for the unique capabilities of the iPad.

Facebook for iPad is available today in the Apple App Store and additional information can be found in the blog post attached.

Additionally Facebook announced they are extending the Facebook Platform to mobile including the new iPad app, iPhone/iPod app and mobile web site. The Facebook Platform will allow mobile developers to take advantage of social channels for search of discovery of their apps and also the Facebook Credits payment system.

Additional details about the Facebook Platform on mobile can be found in the second blog post attached as well.