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After Wait, Bugs in Facebook iPad App
Posted By Matt DeLuca On October 12, 2011 @ 11:00 am In Apps,Blogging and Social Media,Tablets and eReaders | 1 Comment
18 months after the first Apple tablet was launched, Facebook has released its mobile application for the tablet. The app is similar to the social network’s existing iPhone app, and enables users to use the device’s touch screen display to flip through photos and post messages.
Facebook fans have been clamoring for a tablet app since the iPad was released in 2010, but the company has been slow to respond. “We’re releasing it now because it’s done,” Bret Taylor, Facebook’s chief technology officer, told reporters.
Though the product has been in development for months, users began reporting bugs almost immediately. “As with all new technology products, occasionally unexpected bugs will surface once people start using products on a mass scale,” a Facebook spokesperson told reporters.
Mobile platforms are an expanding medium for Facebook, which reported recently that about half of the 350 million people who use the social network on mobile devices monthly do so on tablets.
Read more at the BBC .
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