Facebook for Android

Facebook explains why they want access to your SMS

In a recent update, Facebook gained the ability to read your text messages. For a company that has a checkered past with regard to the privacy of information, it raised eyebrows. Was Facebook trying to pry deeper into your device to force ads upon you? The explanation from Facebook points to a really simple solution.

Facebook Home update teased in first look video

Facebook Home originally launched back in April. This was right around the same time the HTC First Facebook phone launched with AT&T and while that handset has long since disappeared from the memories of many, it looks like Facebook is not quite ready to give up on Home. We saw an update back in October that added support for a variety of other social services, and more recently, Facebook has dropped a first look style video teasing the next update.

Facebook for Android update brings post editing

Facebook for Android has once again been updated. There are a few changes and improvements this time around with perhaps the key being the ability to edit posts. Basically, this means you no longer have to leave a post sitting with a typo. This one is simple and all you need to do is hit the down arrow on your post and choose the 'Edit Post' option.

Facebook beta updated with more photo features

The latest update to Facebook's beta app for Android arrived late last night for many users, but this time around it was rather minor. They've continued their improvements to the photo sharing and saving aspects for mobile users, but it appears things are still in the testing phase. They've just updated to version 3.6 on the beta channel.

Samsung and Facebook talks reveal little

Mark Zuckerberg is an interesting fellow. If he's not living on what he catches, or scouting the world for new talent, then he's heading out to South Korea to talk to Samsung execs about finding ways to better promote Facebook through their product portfolio. Sadly for us, not many details can be made, but we can make some educated guesses as to why he's there in the first place.
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