Facebook For Android Update Brings FB Chat And Push Notifications

Facebook for Android was always lagging behind its iOS version in terms of feature and stability. However, now the Facebook team has released an updated version of the app on the Android Market which introduces some major new features like FB Chat and Push notifications.

Yes, you read it right FB Chat! Finally!


The update also contains some bug fixes and improves the stability and performance of the app. Android handset owners can get their hands on the application from the Android Market.

(Image Source Android Police)

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  • Phil4

    Check ReChat (facebook chat for android):
    – multiple accounts;
    – plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes.
    – font packs (download separate apk to keep memory).
    – full Unicode support;
    – favorites (always in contact list);
    – customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification.
    – chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    – all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period, “revoke now”.
    – upload image/short video (several share options)
    – send image/short video to a contact (private wall post).
    – send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post).
    – set status message.