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Below AND my "most recent" shows the top five recent stories. I want to see everyone's updates
This still applies.... And I'll add that there's no quality check because the app crashes and eats your battery.
I would have thought that since the app is on its umpteenth version/update, that the many glitches would be figured out and repairs made. I still don't get all of my notifications in a timely manner. I still don't see the full content of my newsfeed (it shows on my desktop version). I still don't see all the comments I or other people have made on a post (regardless on whether it is my own post or someone else's). And I still don't receive most messages/notifications as a push message on my phone. I find myself frequently going to the Safari Facebook site and looking at things from there. It's not great either but it is far better than the app. This app is a joke, and the only reason I really put up with it is that it is a little easier to upload photos (which I do often) from the app than the safari site.
Every hour or so, the app is telling me I have a new notification and I have none and no new messages. It's annoying and I feel like I need to get rid of the badge on the icon. Please fix this asap. Another ongoing problem is that the app resets itself to the top of the newsfeed 10-15 seconds after opening. Oftentimes, I see something I want to read only for me to be taken pages away from it. Take a note from Twitter, an app that everybody loves and works great and use a feed that shows recent posts, not suggested random posts in a random order and let us leave off where we started and let us swipe over to our messages in app. There is too much going on with Facebook and none of it is good. I use it because the services are good and photo sharing is convenient but the app is terrible and needs more improvement than the useless two week updates. So many reviews have actual helpful criticism, please stop ignoring your users.
All good but 1 thing...
I've had the Facebook app ever since joining FB. Everything is going great with the app. Updates are good and timely. But the 1 thing that irritates me to no end is the private messaging. Why on earth do we have to have a separate app to view our messages on FB? I think that is the most ridiculous thing ever. Plus, I hear from those that have downloaded it (because I refuse to download it) that it really is useless and is always running so people always think you are online. Also they say that a third party access their private information. I'm just not a fan and won't ever download that separate app. You really need to allow messaging back on the regular Facebook app.
- Category: Social Networking
- Updated: Apr 24, 2015
- Version: 29.0
- Size: 48.9 MB
- Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese, Zulu
- Seller: Facebook, Inc.
- © Facebook, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.