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Keeping up with friends is faster than ever. • See what friends are up to • share updates, photos and video • Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts • Watch and interact with live video • Play games and use your favorite apps Read our Data Use Policy, Terms and other important info in the legal section of our App Store description. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life. facebook doesn't run GPS in the background unless you give us permission by turning on optional features that require this.
Next update?
by Musical.ly user45 on 2016/05/24 21:57
I love Facebook and always have, but for your next update I would like to suggest, that you please make more to the "on this day" category. What I mean is can you make a button in the "on this day" selection that gives you the choice to go back in the past on the ones that you've missed, by forgetting to check. Thanks
Need some help
by Janaa77 on 2016/05/24 21:29
I deleted facebook application by mistake and i tried much to reinstall it but with no result. The install click isn't changing only for this app! What kind of problems is this!
No improvement.
by froSTed1030 on 2016/05/24 21:12
Reviewing this again. Gave Facebook another try. The app isn't worth it. Nothing changes. Facebook is fast in the browser. Stick to whatever browser you like. Don't bother with this app. Original review: The app is very slow, eats your battery when you aren't using it, and doesn't add any functionality or features that you can't get from going to the web site. Pull up Facebook in safari and you have ALL the features this app is missing much much much faster. If you are tempted, ask yourself if you want to wait more than two minutes just to load an app. The only thing this app does right, is notify you when someone comments on your post.
Automatic switch to "Top Stories" news feed & app moves slower
by Keitran J on 2016/05/24 20:39
The automatic switch to the "Top Stories" news feed is HORRIBLE! I hate having to login via browser to view my Facebook profile. I would rate this app 5 stars if that problem is fixed! The app also moves at a slower speed! 👎🏾👎🏾👎🏾👎🏾
Problem
by Phillies1phan on 2016/05/24 19:01
After updating, my feed hasn't been updating so all old post and news is constantly on my feed after refreshing the app. PLEASE FIX
Better than it used to be!
by Eunique on 2016/05/24 18:34
Loving the new features! Haven't had any bugs in a long time! Still waiting on that "dislike" button!
Garbage
by Ringworm09 on 2016/05/24 18:32
No longer connects when on cell network. And why can't it keep the default of "most recent "? No one cares about top stories
Cannot open images
by Yoginidiva on 2016/05/24 18:29
Can't open in my own albums. Can't change profile pic. Fix please.
FIX!
by Ninã Cooper on 2016/05/24 17:45
Every time I try to make a post and post it, it freezes up. I exit the app and try it again, but it does the same thing. Please fix this error.
Essentially Malware
by johnnydangr on 2016/05/24 17:09
What do you call an app that drains battery in the background when it is not supposed to run in the background? Malware
Junk 👎👎👎👎👎
by Randell1218 on 2016/05/24 17:08
Worst version ever. Can't update new version without wifi and it crashes on a whelm. Can't read news articles or watch videos without it crashing
App is not working
by Skinny beet on 2016/05/24 17:01
Network error while trying to use the app. All other cellular data usage apps are working. US Cellular said it was a problem on Facebook's end as everything else is working. US Cellular also said they had received multiple calls regarding same issue with multiple errors working the past couple days.
Videos won't play!
by Gina Hall on 2016/05/24 16:39
Videos are the worst, all they do is buffer!!😤
Same story, different day
by erinmichelle1221 on 2016/05/24 16:24
Every time I log on, all I see is the same 5 posts and no new news. With 1200 friends, I'm pretty sure other people are posting things that I haven't been able to see. The ads are also getting out of control.
For the love of all that's holy. Stop.
by ManiLeigh on 2016/05/24 16:03
User friendly. Make it user friendly. These past few updates continuously strip down the user friendly aspects for group administrators. It's become difficult to moderate threads from the report dashboard. Why would anyone remove the ability to open a thread/post from the dashboard? In a group of nearly 70K with a fast moving feed, individually searching out reported posts to moderate threads is the single most inconvenient things I've ever experienced on Facebook?!? Why not have a moving feed for group requests? Why am I obligated to refresh after 10-15 requests? I'd like to keep the group on par with Facebooks TOS, why is this becoming more difficult with every update?!?!? Help!
Sucktacular
by VidaSana72 on 2016/05/24 15:53
I think mr Zuckerberg has made enough money from a now failed social network. There isn't anything social about it anymore. I play online games with friends and now my post for "help with tasks" has been deemed as offensive to other Facebook users. Are you flippin kidding me? I just reported a post showing Michael Jacksons body after he died, literally a pic of him deceased! And It was deemed worthy of community standards, not offensive. You know what? Facebook is becoming so offensive I really hope it just goes away and a new social media site takes its place. And when did it become socially acceptable to deny a heavy set woman who's completely confident in her own skin a business post in support of accepting ones body image become offensive and against community standards? Yet you have these 1/4 dressed hoes doing all sorts of offensives plastered all over the feeds! It says more about Zuckerberg's moral standards of he's ok with his creation being run like this. I'd give ZERO stars but I can't if I want to rate this ridiculousness.
Not working
by JtbGander on 2016/05/24 15:50
My Facebook app is not working for the last 2 days... I got the iPhone 6s and didn't change anything... I even deleted it and loaded out new and still nothing
Needs a working update
by Qutie2011 on 2016/05/24 15:37
App keeps crashing and it has done this for the past 2 updates. I know I'm not the only one This is happening to. Come on and fix the issue this is getting really old. Also when you click on a link to see a web article it goes to load and then reloads and reloads. This last update was absolute garbage and really wonder does anyone actually care about us users.
Need another update
by I sing because I'm happy on 2016/05/24 15:01
Having problems with it refreshing. It keeps old stuff at the top of my wall. Very frustrating.
Takes up too much space
by Tmvillas on 2016/05/24 14:59
I don't know what exactly it is storing but like a lot of other people, I have to delete and reinstall every few weeks because it gradually takes up more and more memory. I wish there was a way to turn whatever it is storing off but until then, 2 stars.
Crap again
by Scottjumps on 2016/05/24 14:14
How about sending out an update that works! Pages reload ten times then closes the app. Absolute garbage again. At least you. Are consistent, this app has not worked correctly in a very long time.
News feed settings
by Chris goodland on 2016/05/24 14:08
There needs to be a way to set most recent posts as the default feed setting. I'm seeing posts from days ago with this new update. Please rectify this.
Please fix
by Trevan weason on 2016/05/24 13:52
Every time I get on fb, the same stories keep showing... Show me everything !!
No sirve
by Lia Michel on 2016/05/24 13:51
OMG this app is a sh.... No sirve es una porqueria. Por favor arréglenla.... Fix it!!
Videos
by Karina Christopher on 2016/05/24 13:33
You should be able to save your own videos after you post them
Share memories
by Swiftygrl83 on 2016/05/24 13:28
I want to know why it keeps telling me I can't share memories like everyone else. It says that this feature isn't available for everyone yet. Yet I have yet to talk to anyone else that can't. Very disappointing!!!!
Не више
by Мајк Макић on 2016/05/24 13:15
Завршио сам са коришћењем ове апликације за сва времена! Свако може да види корисникову приватност и да је угрози на било који начин. Зато је и ова апликација направљена, за посматрање! Толико, хвала! Мајк
Chaos
by Trwb on 2016/05/24 13:01
Continuos crashing when I try to open a link. My friends won't use messenger so now I can't chat with them on FB. Please put chat back in! Crashing when I click on friends lists What happened? The update today will not load. I tried deleting and rebooting my phone and downloading from the App Store. Where are you Facebook "fixers"? Better than the previous but I still just want the friends lists to be back on the side. instead of at the top-- separate from news feed. I would also be able to use custom share on the iPhone so I can choose multiple friends lists to share with instead of just one. I hate the iphone app. Please make it easier to navigate news feed and friends' lists! My time on FB has decreased significantly. If it isn't improved, I've even thought about taking many friends out of lists. I do not like how the news feed has to be scrolled down every time and then scrolled back up to change my friends list. My friends lists have been rearranged so I can't find them anymore. I had everything organized and now it's chaos.
Battery hog. 😡
by DCrawf01 on 2016/05/24 12:43
The Facebook app is by far the least battery efficient app on my iPhone 6s. I've turned off location services completely and turned off background app refresh and it still is awful.
Shares
by B Pringg on 2016/05/24 12:33
Great App Just Doesn't Tell How Many Shares I Have On A Post When I Click On It . Please Fix This ASAP !!!
Fail
by xrystopher on 2016/05/24 11:22
New Update. FAIL!!! Stop enabling the in app sound with each and every update! I'm getting sick of having to disable every week!
Crashbook
by Rnords on 2016/05/24 10:48
The app crashes regularly. Not worth the trouble. App has been awful for over a year. Shoot us an Instagram because that's where I will be spending my idle time.
Horrible
by IceKr3amz on 2016/05/24 10:45
It's horrible, always deletes my profile picture because it doesn't "follow the guidelines" even though there is absolutely nothing wrong with my picture.
New Update Bug!!😡
by Hair girl 13 on 2016/05/24 09:46
I just updated this app not 2 hrs ago and I cannot stay logged in! It throws me to the App Store or my homepage on my phone. Please fix.
Stop the background activity!
by arcurlyq on 2016/05/24 09:42
This app kills my battery with background activity. Have to delete because I can't lose that much battery to one stupid app.
Please fix
by *sely85* on 2016/05/24 09:30
Can not see the recent activity on my timeline
App will not download to my iPhone.
by Daniele61615 on 2016/05/24 08:19
I just deleted the app because it wasn't loading, figured I could just uninstall then re-install it. I go to my Facebook settings through my phone and select "install" over and over and over again, it will start to load then just stop and disappear. No notification, no reason why, just doesn't work.
Just bad.
by abb-squin on 2016/05/24 07:06
The latest problem I'm running into is that it won't show me all my profile pictures! When I tap "view profile picture" it shows it for a second and then says "this photo isn't available." When I tap on the profile pic album, some of them are missing!
Really???
by Msduvo68 on 2016/05/24 06:33
Get rid of the Marketplace icon with its stupid notifications, I keep thinking it's Messages. And also, bring messages back, not have a separate app for it. You guys just keep disappointing.
Fix the problems...
by ;)BrowningGirl;) on 2016/05/24 06:06
I can't even respond to a post!! Im tired of getting kicked out of the app and having to start over. I really don't like it when the post I'm in reading just decided to move and I spend 20 minutes trying to find it again. You have a lot of problems that need addressed.
Can't go live
by JAngelReyes on 2016/05/24 05:26
The go live featured is disabled in this version don't upgrade if you rely on live streaming as I do.
Facepalm
by jcthress on 2016/05/24 05:22
This app has such potential & instead continually falls on its face. It's in the same way they try to make you click on everything - just show me stuff, let me char, & life will be great in peace. I'm looking for another network but while I do I'm writing these to help others out.
Sick of black screen
by mrslinda on 2016/05/24 05:14
Screen goes black and shuts down. I just get into reading a post and poof it is black. GETTiNG WORST
Frustrated with it not updating
by Saw9876 on 2016/05/24 04:44
I use to love Facebook until recent. I submitted a complaint about it doesn't update anymore. I continuously see the same posts day after day. How can a person keep up with their friends and family across the country when Facebook won't update? The response from the help team was that they will use my info to help any further issues. Nothing noting why it's happening as obviously this happened overnight and I'm guessing I'm not the only one. They need to fix it before many of us start to boycott it. This is the easiest way for me to see my family grow and to stay in contact with so many friends but the fact it won't update won't help me.
Terrible update
by Jake2773737376 on 2016/05/24 04:20
The new update, posting this on May 23, 2016 does not work. Facebook and messenger will not load at all. I run a lot of ad campaigns for my business through Facebook and I am losing customers because I can't access my account. This needs to be fixed
Want my identification. Screw that!!!!
by Uncut reviews. on 2016/05/24 03:51
No way
Crashing for no reason
by Yahalemeran on 2016/05/24 03:42
There are times where im just scrolling through my feed ot watching a video and it just crashes out of nowhere. It is getting really annoying I hope you do fix it as I use Facebook a lot but it has been getting annoying to work with.
Slow
by myzsam on 2016/05/24 03:32
Hate the update...slow..crashes. I cant like any of my comments left in posts or pictures, its now grey ..stop updating this app. Leave it alone
UPDATE
by Rabjowabnuf on 2016/05/24 03:31
I love Facebook but I have been having problems with the app lately. Whenever I open the app, it shuts down. Please fix this. One star until that is fixed...
"Messages"
by Toriimariee12 on 2016/05/24 03:10
WHY SHOULD I DOWNLOAD A COMPLETELY SEPARATE APP TO VIEW MY FACEBOOK MESSAGES. A WASTE OF MY STORAGE AND SUPER INCONVENIENT.
Needs improvements.
by Logic Tec on 2016/05/24 02:55
I'm experiencing many problems with the Facebook app. I'm unable to tag friends in certain video and photos. The news feed gets updated randomly. It's annoying scrolling back to find where you were reading. It's taking a lot of space in my phone. I'm still waiting for the dislike button.
DUMB
by Ya Girll🔥 on 2016/05/24 02:45
I was in love with the app, and now I can't even open it without it crashing! Deleting now!
App won't work at all with new update😕
by Iowa Eve on 2016/05/24 02:32
Says no network connection
BAD
by Pandabear62 on 2016/05/24 02:24
This app keeps getting worse. What happened to Newsfeed preferences? Are you censoring that along with conservative views?
Can't write a new post
by Evilmonkey702 on 2016/05/24 02:12
The new update won't let me "write a new post" when I share videos or pictures. And when I try to go to my timeline to edit the post, it just stays loading forever! Can this get fixed please?!
My Facebook live always stop at a certain amount of time
by Patrnskjdn on 2016/05/24 00:24
My Facebook live always stops at a certain amount of time . Like the timer stop counting and everything stops but I still think I'm on live 😐 I'm disappointed
Awesome app
by Needcream on 2016/05/23 23:08
It's a really awesome app keep up the good work I LOVE IT I LOVE IT I LOVE IT
Hate it
by Nessty on 2016/05/23 22:53
I dont have the more videos suggestion and picture in picture option.
Quality gone.
by Glam723 on 2016/05/23 22:46
-Most videos won't open. If if does open, then it won't stop playing when you exit the frame. -Uses too much storage on the phone. -Messenger is slower than molasses.
Same piece of garbage
by theageofpisces on 2016/05/23 21:42
Stop forcing "improvements" and fix what's already broken. Now, this app is crashing upon open.
Dysfunctional
by SapphireAutumn on 2016/05/23 21:41
Ever since the latest update the app kicks me out while I'm browsing. I'll be in the middle of reading or watching something and BAM! No more video or story it's annoying! The app seems to be getting more and more dysfunctional with every new update...
It doesn't refresh with new stuff
by Solanfarmer on 2016/05/23 21:31
Ever since this last update my Facebook page doesn't load new news feed I keep seeing the same posts over and over with maybe one or two new things and I have never seen three to six post for three days on my Facebook page and no they aren't commenting on it to keep it at the top of my page
Can't even post?!
by tdumpling on 2016/05/23 21:02
Any group that uses a sales function is screwed up! All I can do is post something for sale--no option to start a discussion anywhere. Someone skipped a whole part of functionality!
Photos, videos won't load
by Anonie65 on 2016/05/23 20:49
Ever since the latest update, photos and videos won't load. Very frustrating. Basically unusable.
Bad
by MahmoudJoseph93 on 2016/05/23 20:25
Bad updates , i still have the old version profile layout , UPGRAD MY ACCOUNT to give you 5 stars , i been contacting you about a month ago and the Supporter is useless. Why im thr only one having this old profile layout i want you to upgrade my account ASAP.
Some accessibility issues
by Sweet pea 1 to 2 on 2016/05/23 19:41
I use voice over on my iPhone 6+ and when I try to edit my groups the way I want, it won't let me. Another thing is, when making a live video, it only shows one thing at a time, let's say I find the finish button, but when I swipe to the right, won't let me, I have to slide my finger around the screen, just to find the buttons. I think it would be cool when someone joins, voice over should say live video ... Four watching, or when someone leaves, live video ... Three watching, four total
New Facebook update
by JosueJane Duran on 2016/05/23 19:21
It keeps crashing!! I can't even open it!! Please help!!
Storage management? Push notifications?
by Vera / Вера on 2016/05/23 18:30
Nope, still have to delete and reinstall the app to get rid of stored data. Push notifications, where are you? Oh, what a piece of junk.
Facebook is dumb
by 21tor21 on 2016/05/23 18:17
Facebook won't quit logging out when I click the app.. It force closes. I'm getting mad, because it is not the first time it's been doing this. It's updated and everything, it's still logging me out and I need this fixed please.
KEEPS CRASHING!!!!
by xochloemichelle on 2016/05/23 17:55
Ever since I updated this stupid app it just crashes on me. I can't even use it. Very disappointed!
Needs fixing
by Morgan Man on 2016/05/23 17:47
Can't check in anywhere and just says oops something went wrong. "Reported" it multiple times but doesn't seem to matter, app is worthless.
Loading issues
by Lindseyannk on 2016/05/23 17:47
Love the app but After I got the latest update my Facebook will no longer load. At all... Fix please
Garbage
by copter47 on 2016/05/23 17:40
Crashes at least 5 times a day for a multitude of reasons. I now just use the web. One would think someone worth a billion $ could make a better app. FB is a haven for idiot liberals and BIASED FB employees.
Notification bug
by xx A girl xx on 2016/05/23 17:04
Notifications for this app won't delete from top bar
Bad update
by StephPB80 on 2016/05/23 17:03
I do not like the format for sale posts. You can't add photo comments anymore and you can't turn off notifications anymore. Please change it back. It's frustrating and I have no desire using the app any longer.
It's OK.
by Torturephile on 2016/05/23 16:29
Most of the time, it locks up whenever I access the Ultimate Guitar page. Also, it used to show replies I get from comments I post on threads, and strangely such thing no longer occurs after a certain update. The in-app web browser is just a worse Safari that refuses to properly load a page if it has too many videos in it, and so it forces itself to reload just to not do a better job the second time, creating a loop.
Don't close the app or lock your iPhone
by dp357sig on 2016/05/23 16:04
If I'm reading the article and I close the app or lock my phone. Facebook opens at the top of my newsfeed and I've lost what I was trying to read.
Photos
by MichaelTesfai on 2016/05/23 16:01
You removed the option to view all photos on my own profile.
Cannot change to most recent posts
by No Beuno WiFi on 2016/05/23 15:25
The newsfeed is stuck on top stories. No way to change to access most recent posts. Would be a nice addition don't you think? Meanwhile I am using the friendly app for Facebook instead.
Stop draining my battery!
by The Hungry Snowman on 2016/05/23 15:08
It would be awesome if you could come up with a way that would prevent your app from draining my battery. By far, your app uses it most of my battery. Please fix this! I will not upgrade my rating until Facebook will make it easier to read my newsfeed in order. Who wants to read their posts out of order? Every time I am scrolling through the "most recent" section of the app (which is buried in the app), it is oh too easy to accidentally go back to the main page. I will be halfway through the a days worth of posts and have to restart from the beginning. Please fix this!
Disappointing
by Rhsst on 2016/05/23 15:02
Worse with the latest iOS update. Videos taking a long time to upload or not uploading at all. The share button in my friends list is gone. Sometimes it is difficult to tag friends. Crashes often too. This app is becoming a frustrating nightmare 👎😡👎😡
Keeps crashing
by Princessdollface on 2016/05/23 14:56
Every time I've tried to post something or just even run thru my news feed or open a link, fb freezes and then goes to a black screen and then crashes...please fix this it's getting annoying and I'd like to post pictures from my vacation this weekend but it won't let me!!!!
New update just killed the app and messenger
by Amandalynnieface on 2016/05/23 14:44
I use Facebook for work. This new update just killed my ability to work. Thanks.
FIX IT!!!
by Lynn987651234 on 2016/05/23 14:14
I only see the same few posts every time I get on. Before I would always see something new? Please fix this! I want my news feed to be updated!!!
Fb
by Samabook on 2016/05/23 14:01
Cool
Won't Load Feed
by jsms99 on 2016/05/23 13:55
With the latest update I have to force crash the app several times to actually get my news feed to show up. It's constantly telling me I have new notifications when I don't. You'd think Facebook could build a decent app.
Stickers
by Halforr on 2016/05/23 13:25
Can't download the sticker packs now...
Notifications
by Roman Bhuiyan on 2016/05/23 13:12
Even though you turn off a notification from a particular post, it still send you notifications from that post. Its really annoying
Terrible scrolling when video is somewhere
by Igor88bg on 2016/05/23 08:55
Optimization is really terrible...
Photos
by Boredreadyforfun! on 2016/05/23 07:36
It's a good app but I feel like you should make it so where you can select multiple photos to delete at once.
Very slow
by Omar thabet on 2016/05/23 07:24
This new versions is very large 200 megabits And its very slow especially when you have slow internet I don't like it and now Im using a browser for fb not this fat app
Fix the data issue please
by 686625189 on 2016/05/23 07:04
I do not have room on my phone for this app to grow to 600+ MB all the time.
Crashes
by Not Fair!! on 2016/05/23 06:29
App crashes every 5-10 mins.
News feeds get a .01% of a star
by Skydiver 002 on 2016/05/23 05:57
Good luck with ever seeing your friends feeds if you have more then 5 fb friends.
It keeps crashing on me!
by Bubble diamonds on 2016/05/23 05:21
I try to open Facebook and it opens and then 3 seconds later it closes out! Please fix!
No go live feature
by Gucci kid traviee on 2016/05/23 04:48
I once could go live, now the feature isn't an option at all. FIX THIS!!
Slowest app
by JaySkillz77 on 2016/05/23 04:19
Swear this is the slowest app on videos out there.
Please post change log to iTunes Store
by Sleeplessbooks on 2016/05/23 04:04
App is buggy beyond belief, and no amount of reporting them is going to fix it. What troubles me most is that the app balloons in size, often times taking over 1gb of memory on my phone, and the only way to fix it is to delete it, reinstall it, and go through the painstaking process of restoring your settings the way you had it before. This is the most frustrating piece of software I have ever used. Just use the mobile site if you have to. It will save you a ton of grief.
Needs a facelift
by Unbroken Lovatic 18 on 2016/05/23 04:00
The app needs to get redesigned! Or just need a brighter color change.
So much better but....
by Colorado5533 on 2012/10/03 00:45
This update makes it SO much better. It is much faster than it used to be and crashes so much less often. It's only happened twice as compared to every single time I got on. It loads the news feed and people's pages quickly, and makes my post quickly without crashing as well. So all in all its pretty good. However, I can't change my profile or cover pictures, can't make a new album, I'd like to be able to customize more. Like who can see post or pics. Like you can on a computer, so only specific people can see it. Sometimes when I delete a post it still shows up in the news feed but when I click on it it says you can't find it. There is no share button and no way to save pics to your library anymore like there used to be so how am I supposed to share a pic or link with my friends. I can't delete a post directly from the news feed, I have to go to my page and do it, so it's just an extra silly step. And as I said before it doesn't actually delete it. And then it doesn't refresh. I pull it down to do so and it doesn't. I noticed because the time from people's posts have not changed. I've had to log out completely and re put in my password, which is long, I don't know If I'm the only one who has these little problems but overall this is much better than the previous version and is good to find friends and pages and see pictures and posts as well as make your own. I just can't customize anything or do much else than see what's going on with friends.
Facebook
by Lisadianeengels on 2013/07/15 13:51
I love the fact that I can keep in touch with friends all over the world. Lots of good stuff. I don't like that I can't take pictures off that I'm in if posted by someone else. I also have been spammed by people getting my info. The privacy settings need to be adjusted to accommodate to give permission for photos not approved by me or individual when posted on someone else's wall, etc. the events page says past but doesn't show past birthdays so I miss many birthdays by a day sometimes. Needs that function. Also when someone unfriends you, reasons should be posted... For understanding what happened. Facebook on IPhone shuts down many times when in the middle of something. Thats all for now. I absolutely love Facebook. This is how I keep in touch with my kids as well as friends. I love Facebook but there are many glitches. One when using my IPhone, which is where I use Facebook mostly, the instant text messages pull up my group but does not show the recent messages so I have been unable to be an active participant in my group. I am very frustrated with this because I am missing out in the conversations. I do love being able to keep posted in friends and family. I do not like the businesses in my Facebook. nor the likes I post so my friends see that I am reading their posts, I did not want my other friends to see my likes. That is my business not theirs. Makes me not want to use Facebook or post a like. I would like to make some of people's posts private.
Let 'me have it.
by kinorono on 2014/06/18 13:49
FaceBook? what a piece of cr......eative genius. There has never been an entity in World History that has captured global attention, curiosity, excitement and wonderment that is truly awe inspiring. There should be Rating button - how much do you enjoy FaceBook at this instance in time? "Hey what do you think?" Or "what are you doing?" Can now be answered according to the amount of courage and hutzpa you possess. In a way it Is the ultimate test of strength to the degree of loyalty you have regarding your religion and politics, the two topics which may get you banned or a following in the millions. Tempering one's remarks and enthusiasm again is how daring are you. Never-the-less it is the best instrument to see "what make's .you tick?" Those who want to be heard now can be. Facebook doesn't discriminate against social status, the most sad, most down, most lonely person in the world now can express what ever they want and have an equal chance as anyone to have it read. Many of us just wasn't our placed in the world to be noticed and respected. ThanK You FaceBook creators, you have given the world a remarkable cosmic string go use for the betterment of all. Sometimes only the right words have to be written to changes mind world Peace I wish one day all the people of the world can agree on what that means. If not being able to agree about it then at least being able to discuss it. Yea FaceBook you.'really ok in my little corner of the world
Great but one problem
by B'g Buy'r on 2009/09/02 03:21
I dowloaded the update the minute it came out. I was hoping for the landscape mode which I sorta got. When I'm in chat for instance in landscape mode and I want to swich to my news feed I go to the menu and it is in portrait. I was like okay... So I click news feed still holding my phone in landscape and it enters news feed in portrait and I have to wait a bit for the program to register the position of my phone and it changes. It isn't consistant without the whole program. Another thing I was hoping for was push notifications especially in the chat feature and for notifications and messages. I haven't seen that yet... A couple last things were facebook video capability and chat "errors". 1. Why show their are videos and a play button when you can't view them be cause they aren't compatible yet with the iPhones and iPod touches? 2. When sending chats and staying in the same place (not in the car and no change in serivice) I frequently get a message saying cannot send messages at this time and yet my friend is still messaging me. Resulting in having to close the program and opening it again. (which doesn't always work) despite these few problems I think that this application is a HUGE improvment in the previous version and if they fix these few problems I think we will have a perfect facebook app. There is "one last thing" as a Steve jobs would say, facebook is a lot more useful than Twitter. Twitter isn't worth your time!!
Long review and my solution to login issues
by TheRealBenji_IpodTouch on 2008/10/05 03:15
After the launch of facebooks first app I became very dissapointed with their lack of ingenuity, after flaunting with the idea of just closing my facebook account I decided to wait until the magic little 1 appeared on my app store icon for the update. Now after avoiding the little f button at the bottom of my screen for so long I'm happy to say I downloaded facebook app2 (at school, with their ultra-slow wifi) in hardly any time at all. Then I turned opened it and... It wouldn't login. Dissapointed, I figured it was because I was on campus, and hardly any of the schools I've been to allow access to myspace or facebook so no surprises there (who else resents having their devices limited by a fat techy in a chair?) anyway, after finding the same problem in by room I concluded that the site was busy and found I could login on my moms iPod Touch running 1.1.4 and the original app. I then preceded to turn off my iPod, turn it back on, and sync it to my laptop. Now it works just fine, and as my friends and I rarely turn our iPods off I think this may be the solution to others problems. Now the app works I have yet to come across a feature from the internet version (well at least on that is stupid) that is missing. Uploading, tagging, commenting, messanging and chatting are way easier than they ever were on the computer version. If you really want to know what the app is like, just download it. It's free so you have nothing to lose.
havent had much issues with it but..
by Clenzer1235 on 2012/01/15 04:46
ill have to say i dont understand what these ppl are talking about its been running fine for me and i havent had any complaints except a couple. When you go to someone pictures and view the comments on their picture then scroll to another picture u lose the ability to look at other peoples comments. That and this app needs to support ppl with other versions of facebook on here cause ive been chatting with people that are obviously online but it doesnt show them being online. It might not be the updates fault and might be a feature that i dont know about but it sure is annoying. In past versions my close friends tab has disappeared on me that was annoying dont know why that happen :/ . Also if you could make it to where we could play most of the games you offer that i can only play on my desktop that would be great but i know that requires flash :( . Alternatively you could make seperate apps for each of the major games ppl play on facebook so that we can login using our facebook login info and play our games anywhere we want. Also when i upload more than one picture to my account my friends only see 1 picture and not three at a time like others i have seen. I dont know if theres an option i need to turn on or if im doing something wrong but it is very annoying. You fix those things and honestly I wouldnt have really anything else to complain about. Im sure there are prolly more things that i am missing but i havent come across any
Version 3.4
by Zylluh on 2011/04/18 22:19
This update is terrible the app is very laggy and it crashes frequently. The notifications are also terrible I will be sitting on my couch watching tv and I will hear the ring and it says I have a wall post or other thing but it was from like ten or even a half-hour ago. Either that happens or you don't even get a notification. For example if friends comment on your status it sometimes won't show up. This update is also missing a TON of things that they could incorporate into the app. First of all they need push notifications for the chat instead of just the noise. The noise only happens when you are in the app and your Iphone/Touch is at the lock screen. They also need to add the ability to tag people in statuses. Oh there is also one more bug I forgot to mention. The app doesn't let you post pictures. Once they add these features and fix these bugs they need to do some other stuff. I've only had my iPod for about 2 years and I am going to update to the iPod touch 5g when it comes out but the app needs a new design. They need to make it like widgets and have sliding features. If you slide left it brings you to the news feed and if you slide left then it brings you to chat and have a pull down menu for other things. The only thing that could be left alone is the notifications bar. Once they fix these bugs and add those features/layouts the app will be perfect. P.S. I doubt the new layout will happen due to the fact it would basically kill the app with crashes.
Love
by Merli126 on 2013/11/09 05:02
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After resisting updating the app for a while...
by bphing on 2013/07/30 18:04
..I finally caved. Seeing far fewer "sponsored" posts now is quite nice, but this update has reintroduced a baffling insistence on switching my news feed back to "Top Stories" mode every time I've been away from it more than a few hours. I don't know about you, but I will NEVER want to read posts in anything other than chronological order (aka "Most Recent"). So, that's pretty irritating and knocks off a star. However, I haven't had problems with crashing, and I appreciate the new "Copy Link" ability when viewing a web page in the app. Sometimes I can also copy a post for quoting purposes (but not always, which puzzles me). This is marginally helpful compared to the desired option: the ability to highlight portions of posted text for Copy/Define. New photo posting options are also more convenient and have some occasionally-useful filters. Haven't quite figured out yet if I can choose albums for them straight from my phone, which would be good. Overall, more functional than it used to be, and could be improved with a few more ease-of-use tweaks and the removal of that silly round, floating Messages icon which you have to drag to hide. (Its tiny collage of participant userpics doesn't help at all to identify the current message if you have multiple similar group messages going, and we already have an unobtrusive Messages icon in the top bar which doesn't need to be swatted out of the way like a fly after every use.)
Stop Complaining Everyone!! 🙄
by nicportugal on 2015/09/19 07:11
Thank you Facebook for finally resolving an important issue I've dealt with. For a while I've had the proprietary Messenger app, however the main Facebook app never recognized that I installed it until now for some reason after I installed the latest update. I'm glad that the "Messages" tab doesn't bring up a dialog telling me to update Messenger (even though I always regularly update my apps), and the chat tab on the upper right hand corner of the app are finally fixed, and are both functional, with the new "Messenger" tab redirecting me to the "Messenger" app as it should, and all of my recent chats showing up again on the chat tab. I seriously don't know why people complain that video features don't work when they work perfectly fine on my phone, or that it takes up 70% of their battery. Have they ever stopped to think that maybe their iOS software needs to be updated or they have Location Services enabled all the time, or they're watching tons of videos and using the app nonstop all day? I swear some people place the blame on others when it's their issues only, making it sound in their reviews like it affects everyone and nobody should fall into a presumed trap. Sometimes even reinstalling the app can fix several minor issues as those mentioned in other reviews, or in some cases, an iOS upgrade.
Hmmm, what do I think of the FB app?
by -Misfit75- on 2013/06/05 18:49
Well, for the most part it's ok. It can be very useful to have it right on your phone and not have to use my phones browser. But I have problems with the messaging function! As I scroll to read longer messages the text disappears and reappears at will! It makes reading longer messages rather difficult! And when I tap a picture to get it to bring it up full screen it sometimes comes up quickly but other times it takes a long time! Sometimes so long that I have to close the app, reboot and restart it. So, what do I think? I think that FB is such a popular social network with so many employees that is now a publicly traded company and makes so much money that they really could do a better job with app development! And this new deal where it is setting goals for you, like "Adding 5 friends", and constantly pressuring you to list more information about yourself needs to go!!! I can set my own goals for what I want my page to be, I'm a grown man! And I can decide what information I want to share, again I'm a grown man! I'm sure they want you to add as much personal information as possible so they can sell it or target you for advertisements!!! And all this recommending pages or people I may know right there at the top of my timeline and news feed needs to go too !!! I don't want to see what you think I should do! I want to see what I added to my page!!! There! That's what I think about FB!!! HAPPY NOW?????!
Present review of FB
by Photo Crazy1 on 2014/12/04 09:44
Great way of reuniting and keeping in touch with friends and relatives. Do not need posts on news page of all the comments and likes of my friends' friends. Leads me to believe that a lot of privacy has been lost. Also too commercial now with all the ads inserted in main part. Also we used to be able to easily hide posts from friends without defriending permanently. In trying to find important posts from friends now it is much too time consuming to scroll past all the garbage. Used to love checking FB a couple times a day. Find myself looking at it less and less and much more discreet in personal comments. My comments haven't changed much. I do find when using phone or iPad app I have difficulty getting to settings to eliminate having their comments or likes of friends appear on my page. Ditto what I recently wrote. Since upgrading this app in Oct 2014, it has gone further downhill. When wanting to add a pic, I used to be able to go to an album in iPhoto, but now I can't. In other words, I would keep all the cute pics for birthdays in one album. Now I have to hunt for a picture. Also, there are ads covering up parts of articles and have trouble closing the ad so I can read the article. Some comments stay the same. Nice to have FB in phone especially when out or traveling. Don't like ads which are hard to close covering up articles. I'm one that is not interested and fast forward TV to skip commercials.
Let Freedom Ring! ...or shut it down.
by DEA3872 on 2013/02/14 15:00
You asked for a review so don't get mad if your chastised. There have been too many instances where people and friends have mentioned how some of their posts were deleted or just vanished because of their political context. I myself recently had a comment just disappear after posting it. It is becoming more and more apparent that certain political expression is discouraged through censorship. If this be the case, I expect you to be the ultimate example by staying clear of Freedom of Speech & Expression or when you suppress one, you do so for both major party's. Either We The People have the Right to Free Speech or Facebook becomes a "Big Brother", just another leftist media controlling platform deciding what people can or can not post about OUR elected officials or you become the frontrunner, ahead of EVERY News Source by staying clear of We The People and allow us to expose ALL the corruption and injustice that has gripped our great Nation! Facebook should encourage people to question and speak up about OUR government. After all it is our Duty as Americans to do so! But over all, of course I greatly like Facebook. It's an awesome social network, just as long as Facebook stays out of We The People's Right to express our likes and dislikes about how OUR elected officials, on both sides, are or are not doing the Will of the People! Thanks!
Charlotte Mendoza
by Charlotte Mendoza on 2013/08/17 14:23
I really wish I could give the 5 Star Rating I used to think Facebook deserved! I do love the opportunities of connecting so many different people. To connect with my daughters in other countries is really nice, too. You can put family all together. But, OH, it's a big BUT! But too many things go wrong too often. The 3 that really bother me are reading a friend or family members Post, type out an answer---touch to Post------it DISAPPEARS! Where? I dunno. In the middle of reading, texting, anything, and it Drops me back to my APP Start Up. ???? I dunno. But the most frustrating, disappointing, irritating is when I open Facebook, reach to touch & open for a response, and it flips away before or just as I touch, and its an hour before I find it again! If I keep trying to. If I wait I may not. Today I opened Facebook, to my News Feed automatically, a beautiful child's face was smiling with her new hair style to start the school year. It flipped away. I don't know why or where. Or when I will see the pictures of a middle school granddaughter that only said my daughters name and she had posted 2 new photos. I think I need to just text or message and request that she do them over. I had waited on seeing those. In anticipation. I'm not mad. Or angry. I might have been a little irritated. But I know that I will get them again. Just a disappointed grandma. Now, you don't have to publish this. Just read it and see if you can fix it. Thank you.
Why can we still not tag?
by M Abercrombie on 2012/06/16 23:58
First, let me state that this app isn't bad. For the most part it gets the job done and it's much less cumbersome than trying to use the "mobile browser" version of Facebook. However, when I'm on a computer in a web browser I can hit the @ symbol while writing a post and tag a person/business so that their name shows up as a link to their profile/page. This is a highly useful feature which has STILL not been included in the iPhone app, despite being out for quite a long time now. What gives? In general, day-to-day, I use the app more than the browser version of Facebook. It is super annoying to have to wait until I can have access to a PC to be able to link to someone in a post. If I'm out at an event and want to "check-in" and tag a business represented at the event (like I was today), I'm out of luck. That business just lost my free advertising because this social app is missing a key social feature... And if I want to tag an artist in a picture that I took on my iPhone, I first have to email the picture to myself, get on a computer, go to the webmail portal, download my picture, then re-upload it on the browser version of Facebook... Running a recording studio, and wanting to tag bands in my pics, I run into this issue almost every day. Again, what gives? You would think that Facebook would think to add one of their most basic and useful features to their iPhone app, wouldn't you?
Some things need to change
by No1grandi on 2012/09/17 15:30
I've been on FB for quite some time. And while I believe in upgrading and moving forward, I do not like all of the changes on FB. If its not broken you don't need to FIX it. Change just for the sake of Change isn't always good. I would prefer to see all my friends personal status updates again... And not have to go to their page and mark that I want to see them. I have over 1,000 friends that I try to stay in touch with. It takes too much time to try to go to their individual pages and mark "close friend" just so I can see their daily updates. And even then, that doesn't always work. I've had to go back several times when I realize I'm not seeing someone on my page and mark that I want to see them on my newsfeed. I really wish that aspect could go back to the way it was before all the "updating FB" became so popular. I also loathe the fact that FB now allows all those "cartoon" pics to be added. I personally will disconnect from anyone that solely posts those things because that's not personal communication and it takes forever to wade thru them. While I will say some are amusing and I can see why some people post them to bring a smile.... Perhaps there could be an "update" where there is a separate page for these things just as there is for personal photos and let the newsfeed be just for personal status updates. I have written all this....realizing FB could care less what I think. Maybe my venting is at least therapeutic.
Has room for improvement.
by Jesus Christ of Nazareth on 2012/03/23 05:08
Okay so first of all, facebook's mobile iOS app has improved over the years. Overall, I do enjoy using the mobile application as it runs fairly smoothly and does not usually have trouble updating me on what my friends are up to. However, there are several flaws that make this app a pain to use sometimes. The biggest annoyance I have with the application is its chat function. The chat itself runs pretty good. when I minimize my chat to scroll through the news feed, I get a message notification when my friend sends me a message through chat. When I open up my chat box to reply, the red message notification does not go away even after I have replied to their message which I find annoying. I have to go and tap the message notification icon and physically open the message I got the notification from to make the notification to away. That is the biggest issue I have with the app. Along with the chat notification issue, I also find it annoying that the notifications will fail to update you to your latest notifications if you leave your iPad in hibernation for a few hours. I had to completely close and relaunch Facebook in order to get up to date notifications on my iPad. Aside from that, the application works pretty well for me. I hope they update their photo gallery soon as they have done for their browser site as the images now look awful on the new iPad. Also, the icon is still pixilated on the new iPad, please update soon!!
New update is much to be desired.
by Ewarren534 on 2013/03/27 06:06
Ever since I updated to the newest version, the app has crashed more times than it's worked. And when it does work, it freezes and I must tap links numerous times before it'll begin to load. The feed is INSANELY slow, and only goes back a minimal amount of posts before refusing to load more. Unacceptable. My notifications also take forever to load if they actually show up at all. And I've been getting phantom notifications when there isn't anything about which to be notified. As far as the new layout goes, why are you trying to inject the twitter layout with the icons for feed, messages, profile, and more on the bottom of the screen? The same icons are at the top. Having two is redundant and cumbersome. Pick one. I don't care which. I very much like how you can easily upload more than one picture at a time. Nice change. But pictures seem to be taking far longer to load in this new version as well. I do not use Facebook for the bells and whistles of the app. I use it to keep up with my friends and share my life with them. If I cannot easily do that with the app then it is useless to me, and I find myself drifting to twitter more often to interact with friends. My advice is to focus on what your customer needs most out of this product: speed of the app to enhance speed in communication, less APP and more us. I was much happier when the app looked more plain and actually worked correctly. This reboot should get the boot. And fast!
Pretty good but could be better
by Allaboutappleandapps on 2012/09/07 01:06
I wanted to love this app and give it 5 stars - I really did, mainly because I love Facebook. I am, like many others, addicted to it. SO it's absolutely wonderful to have an iOS app for Facebook. The problem is, the app is lacking several features. For example, users cannot update many parts of their own profile including "about me", likes/interests, and several other things. In an age in which people can live with an iPad or iPhone as their only technology, it would seem to me that the app ought to be able to do everything you can do in the web browser. Unfortunately this is not the case. Fortunately I also have computers, or I suppose you could use Safari on the iOS device, but why shouldn't the app do everything. For its part, everything the app does, it does very well. I like it and use it every day. I would have given it 4 stars rather than 3, except that the Facebook Team does not seem to have a direct way to actually get support and receive a guaranteed response. All the contacts result in either bug reports or feedback submissions which make no promise of any kind of response. If I didn't love Facebook, and if I were just judging this app as an app, I'd keep looking, since it lacks what I consider to be some essential capabilities, not the least of which is actual app tech support. Yet as I said, the app does work well, and it has become an essential part of my iOS devices and my life.
"BEST" Social Application in the World!!!
by Abercrombie10 on 2013/01/06 16:27
FB has brought about a few "positive" results for myself, as well as, for a couple of family members. I utilize this very App in the best fashion possible, such as, locating long, lost family & friends of which without this AWESOME App this very outcome would NOT have resulted as I attempted to locate in the past prior to the creation & development of FB and zero results came about. Similar outcomes resulted with a couple of family members, as well!!!!!!! It's all in how you utilize & engage in this social App, as occasionally, I will hear negative comments about FB and how it supposedly got them into trouble in some way or another??? Well, it's NOT FB that gets people into trouble, it's people who get themselves into trouble; they're NOT using FB in a smart way instead they're, no doubt, putting their lives right out there where everybody can view it, well, that's NOT FB's fault, rather, that's a bad decision and/or judgement call on behalf of that particular individual who is blaming FB versus blaming themselves(typical, though)!!!!!!! I LOVE FB but know & understand how to utilize for my "benefit" and the positive "benefit" of others, too but only with their prior approval, of course!!!!! "THANK YOU" FACEBOOK(FB) for developing such a social App(#1in the WORLD) that has brought many POSITIVE Outcomes & Results to many people's lives!!!!!!!!!!
Some good additions, some bad changes
by CoryD81 on 2013/04/30 23:36
First of all I like the new format of the news feed and being able to select different feeds from the top of the screen and the new chat heads on the iPhone are nice, but I have had more random crashes than ever before-even on initial startup, but also performing other simple functions requiring a change or refresh of the page. My biggest issue is with 'pages' I can no longer go on a page and read 'posts by others' which is huge for me on a certain page I contribute to frequently. I can still post to the page but I never see it until I get a notification about a comment or like of that post. Am I missing something with that? Or am I just screwed on this version until hopefully it changes back to have access to what other people post on pages. I also have some questions about the chat features that have always boggled my mind, I can see when people are online or how long it's been since they have except for one or two of my friends and they can see my time since being online until a few days after this update one of them randomly noticed that my 'time offline' disappeared without changing anything, and well after the update. Overall I like the news feed and how this works with friends, but I'm extremely disappointed with how 'pages' show up now and the lack of features and ability to see the entire content of them
I like it.
by baayyliee on 2011/10/12 17:33
I had a horrible time downloading the update. first the app wouldn't load, so I restarted my iPod. that didn't work, so I deleted & reinstalled the app. still wasn't working so I restarted my iPod again. that time my ipod froze on the apple logo & I had to restore it >.< I think part of the freezing was my fault though, as I was really running out of space & may have not had enough for the update. anyways, the new interface is nice though I don't understand why one section is called "favorites" when I can't change them myself. I'd like another little thing like we had before where we could add a person & quickly go to their profile & everything. just more customization with it, really. opening links is a lot faster now which is great. I love being able to quickly see a notification or message & then jump right back into what I was doing. I am having some problems with a notification showing up when there is nothing new, though. that gets a little annoying but over all I really like the changes. I don't see why everyone has to get so upset every time Facebook makes a change... this app shouldn't have such a low rating. edit - okay nevermind. if people are have that bad of problems then it does deserve a low rating. xD please get another update out quickly.
Mostly Useful
by Tari Mannello on 2013/03/12 23:41
How is it possible that with an iPhone 5 and LTE and wifi and 100 megabits per second download speeds the Facebook app still sometimes takes 30 seconds to load a photograph? Or doesn't update properly? Or doesn't delete messages when deleted? Or crashes? How is it possible that I have to refresh my messages several times sometimes before it shows me new ones? How is it possible that in 2013 I still cannot actually delete messages on the app but have to archive instead? Admittedly this app gets better and better to use and easier to use each time, and I am super excited about having direct implementation iOS 6, however there are things that have not been taken care of that in my opinion that should've been handled five years ago. Kind a like PayPal who doesn't have an iPad app yet… But the iPhone app has been out for years. Integration into the iPhone is nice, but you cannot tag people or mention peoples names, you can simply post or post photographs. Obviously at this point everyone in the world has the app it's not really a question of whether you download it or not so I hope that engineering just reads this and makes the necessary improvements, other than that, Facebook is a really great experience and very useful to grow my life and business on. It's an amazing tool to connect that truly has shaped this era.
How can you be good yet bad?
by Κunta Kinte your name is Toby on 2012/09/02 13:13
Well guys I have to say that the layout of the new Facebook app is wonderful and much easier to navigate. They have made it much more user friendly now which is a plus. Finally they have returned to the alphabetized friends list no longer this random friend list they would show you before so now it is much easier to find your friends. Sadly though with all the improvements they have also gone down by taking away certain key features. Such as the headache to delete messages. You may think you can not delete them but you actually can, just don't try it from the actual messages center there it won't let you. You have to go into the chat to actually delete well not delete actually archive them because Facebook seems to like to keep a record of all your conversations (don't say anything that can be used against you in a court of law). Another thing that bothers me is the inability now to change my cover photo from my phone. Seriously I have to wait to get on my PC to change it? So if I take a picture on my phone and I want to use that as my cover photo. That means I have to upload it to my PC or directly to Facebook then log into through my PC and change it there. Couldn't make it more of a pain guys. Overall some good changes but the bad bring it down so I give it a 3 out of 5. Which maybe still a Lil too much. Maybe 2 1/5 if we ha the option.
Great tool for keeping in touch......BUT.........!!!!!!!
by Their Nana on 2013/01/13 00:45
I love Facebook for finding people I have known and WANT to keep in touch with. I have stayed with Facebook for years, through changes, upgrades, etc. Lately it seems that changes aren't necessarily for the best, and make it more difficult to manage information and feel secure. MOST IMPORTANTLY, however, I found out recently that if you really have a major problem with Facebook, SUPPORT IS NON-EXISTENT. My Facebook account was attacked because I clicked on a link sent from a friend's account regarding tickets from Southwest Airlines. Facebook (rightly so) locked my account, as the attacker was accessing my friend list and spamming. However, although I asked REPEATEDLY for assistance, searched for help and answers, called every number I could find, I received only two replies from Facebook - one asking for verification of who I was (again, rightly so), and one email to advise that my account had been restored and my access granted. Not true - as I was NEVER able to access my account again, and NEVER received another reply from Facebook, although I emailed and called several times per day for days!!! I lost my account, all of my data, access to friends, pages, areas, etc., both free and purchased, that I had built up over the years. Also noted: "Help" information links do not necessarily contain correct information. NOT HAPPY!!!!!!! If my friends and I find another app to replace this, we will definitely try it!
Love/hate relationship
by Gracemomlett on 2013/07/10 12:58
Facebook is Facebook, an ever-changing forum that challenges the obsessively social members of society to conform to the learning curve. Why can't I treat my liked pages like friends and get notifications from the ones I choose? And if this is already an option, why does it require rocket science to figure out how to do it? Why must I restart the app when I click on stuff, sometimes? Servers in overload or is my ram the problem? And why does fb take me back to the beginning of my feed when I follow a rabbit trail? Is someone laughing maniacally at me every time I have to scroll back through it all to get back where I was? I understand the need for occasional updates, but can future changes involve less automatic availability of my info to the masses, and feature more emphasis on the protection of my privacy? And why can't I go back into my own posts and find stuff I put there? Sometimes I post things so I have easy access to them later. If you're going to erase stuff from my page, can you at least give me a heads-up first so I can back it up? Do I sound annoyed? I guess I could have continued on in frustration, a slave to my appreciation for all the good things about Facebook, but since you asked for my opinion...oh, and how many times should I hit Submit before my review is posted and the "Write a review" option goes away? We're you just waiting til I asked that question?
What happened?
by Alfonso Huerta on 2014/08/20 15:03
The idea behind Facebook is probably the best thing about it. Then the reality of making money has made it frustrating to use. I am not like the average user on Facebook. I use Facebook to stay connected with people I actually know in real life. I don't follow celebrities, organizations, or news sites. I don't like every single post that pops up on my almost useless timeline. Every time I log into the app, I have to switch to the most recent. I don't care for the "top stories". I just want to see all the new posts since the last time I logged in, not all the likes. How is that new information. I say useless because the same posts continue to appear on my timeline every time someone likes a post. I just want to see the latest post. I don't I care if someone liked someones post from a week ago today. I wished they would let people customize their newsfeed. I like that my own wife's posts don't appear on my timeline. What I started doing is going into my friends pages that don't appear on my timeline to see what they post. Also, why the hell would I want to use messenger. If people wanted to contact me they can do it on my Facebook wall or they can text me. I am not going to download another app that will have the same function as someone texting me or posting on my wall. I rarely post things and I don't share my personal information on social sites. I just basically use Facebook as an active address book.
Multiple Issues
by eryn21rose on 2015/08/11 04:30
Everybody uses Facebook, that's obvious. Pretty much 99% of the time we use it through this app. You would think with "updates every two weeks" it would be the best app in the store but it really isn't all that amazing. I know I'm not the only one whose newsfeed has a bunch of status' from people that posted at all of these different times. But then you have the option to go to a "most recent" newsfeed. Why is that? Don't you think it would make sense that status updates would be in the order of the times they were posted all in one place? Another huge issue of mine, and I'm sure everybody else, is the whole issue of using a different app for messaging. We have phones with low storage spaces. Why should we have to download another app and take up more phone storage just to message when we could use it in the Facebook app itself? It's probably one of the most pointless thing's ever created. Not only does this make app users annoyed but it's just pointlessly inconvenient for everybody. I'm sure I'm not alone when I say this but I really wish Facebook would just forget the messenger app and revert it back to its old messaging way. Other than it just being a typical social media app, it really doesn't stand out from the crowd. It's outdated and doesn't "wow!" me. You want to bring back a bunch of Facebook app users, fb? Get rid of messenger and maybe create something that's actually beneficial to your users!
Freezes, updates endlessly, shuts down without reason, hate the ads!
by alpha1me on 2013/05/23 12:48
*THIS IS AN UPDATE TO MY REVIEW FROM SEVERAL MONTHS AGO: Nothing has changed. It still freezes constantly, shuts down without reason, updates endlessly which prevents you from doing anything until it decides it's ready to quit wigging. And, I STILL HATE THE ADS! If I want to shop, I know where to go. I have enough of a brain to not need suggestions. Don't we get bombarded enough with that kind of stuff on TV? That is why I cut the cord from cable and do Netflix! Fix this thing! It's near unusable some days. Previous review: You know, if I wanted to shop I know where to go on the web to do so, or I can put on my shoes and go to a real store. I hate seeing ads or as you call them "suggestions" on my page. It is almost enough to make me leave once and for all. Get rid of the ads on my page! If you want them on the side bar as in the past so be it, but not on my page!!!!! Also, the app freezes up and/or shuts down constantly. At times it will attempt to update and get stuck in the updating status until I close the app. I can open it back up and it will still continue updating indefinitely. The only way to make it stop is to either uninstall and reinstall the app or shut my iPad completely off and the cut it back on. Can't say it's my WiFi strength, tested at 20+Mbps. OVERALL, I CAN LIVE WITH THE FREEZING, SHUTTING DOWN, CONTINUOUS UPDATING OVER THE DANG ADS!!!!!! GET RID OF THE ADS!!!!!
Too many glitches or bad programming
by Chief O on 2013/02/22 04:21
I don't like the program on a few areas. I setup to receive notifications when my wife makes posts but now I don't get them. Last couple months I would receive a text message notification and warn me to keep on I had to reply. I would reply every time per the instructions to keep on my messages and then it showed I would continue to receive messages. This happened many times within five days or less and then it would happen again. I did this multiple times. I recently went to my page on my PC and again turned on my notifications (15 Feb) but then again on 19 Feb it was off again. This is BS to keep making me and others keep turning on something I already turned on. Today, 22 Feb I see my wife did some posts but I have not received any notifications. I don't like that it only loads a few posts and then I have to select to load older posts. People should be able to preset a number of days to preload such as 30 or 60 days, not just 5 posts that were all done in less than an hour. My biggest problem is access to an account for a deceased person. The surviving person or police should have access granted based on a valid police report just like insurance companies or stolen cars with on-star. Last, I saw the story of the 104 year old woman and the fact she can't use her real age. Facebook MUST change to allow her to use her real age!
Crashes too often; doesn't deliver content; push notifications almost never send.
by autermatic on 2013/07/04 16:29
Developers, here's your moneymaker: The more on my newsfeed that I have to scroll through, the more ad content I'm willing to put up with. So; if the person is on my friends list, PUBLISH ALL OF THEIR STATUS UPDATES TO MY NEWSFEED. I only get consistent status updates from maybe four people on my friends list; either you've run everyone else away, or you're failing to deliver status updates from all my friends. (Oh and sometimes the App refuses to load any updates from more than just a day ago. Again: more content means more traffic for your business partners.) If I open a shared link halfway through my news feed, when I return I have to start loading all posts again from the very most-recent. Instead, I'll just stop using FB for the day. (You might have fixed this already, but since I've already almost given up on your App I wouldn't know. I'm sure you're not trying to lose even more consumers though. You'll notice every front-page review from recent dates - ALL of them - are one-star reviews.) Push notifications almost never send -- there is no discernible pattern to why they work sometimes and sometimes don't. When I move from the App to a different App, then re-open Facebook, it will just crash. This results in the previously-mentioned having to re-load all the data on my newsfeed which I've already seen, if I want to continue browsing. Instead I abandon FB for the day.
Privacy policies
by CookMom03 on 2013/10/21 14:39
I love the App and love Facebook! I'd say its perfect other than picture privacy settings! I believe your pictures should be able to be protected to the fullest extent!!! For those that don't care they don't have to put the settings in place, but for us that do care it would be so comforting to know that my pictures cannot be copied, or shared by anyone and can't be even seen by anyone who isn't a friend! I love to share my family events with those I love and with Facebook it's so easy but I worry so much about who can see my pictures through friends pages or by someone that may choose to stalk my page! I keep all settings as private as possible and instead if helping to protect our children and private family photos Facebook is doing the opposite by getting rid of more and more private settings!!! Facebook would get 10 stars in my book if they could make these simple changes that people like me could have the option to make our private life more private!!! There are tons of good people is this world and just as many bad! Child predators, people who steal your photos for fake profiles, people looking for personal information to steal identities, and so many more!! Please fix our Facebook so we can make our stuff more private and feel more secure!!! Not the other way around!!!
What are you talking about???
by Jazarrr on 2012/08/26 20:02
I have no clue what some people are talking about when it comes to some features. You can still save pics.. Just tap and hold the pic. You can still share pics... There is a little icon by the comment and and like buttons. You can search for people other than your friends and the search is much faster than before... Just type a random name and see. You can still delete posts by swiping them sideways. You can set profile pics... Just tap and hold and of your pics or one you're tagged in. You can update existing albums... Just go to album and tap the + in the upper right corner. You lose out on landscape view, but I dont know anyone who actually uses it. You can't update cover pic... But that makes sense because uploading a cover pic on your phone looks COMPLETELY different from when you update from PC. You lose out on being able to tag existing photos but you can tag any new photos you add. App is much faster. Pics are much better and faster to load. New gestures are very nice. You can leave conversations in your inbox (I love that they enabled that... Don't you hate it when someone adds you to some useless convo you don't wanna be in and you couldnt removed yourself till you got home?!). I'd say this is my favorite update thus far. The gain certainly outweighs the loss.
Title
by Nickname17238893215 on 2014/06/24 20:08
This app has been making me very angry. Every time that I get on Facebook through this app, it will randomly go to my home screen. I can't use links because it does the same thing when I click on them. I don't enjoy having to scroll through my newsfeed over again to get to more posts when the app quits on me. Game requests- they are horrible. If I had any interest in playing them, I would have started playing them hundreds of game requests ago. I disabled many of the games I could be notified for, but I am not able to disable them all. Another thing that I dislike is other people liking things and what they liked showing up on my newsfeed. I really don't care if they liked some stupid Teenager Post that I have already seen ten times. Also, I dislike how the chat is set up on the app. Instead of saying which users are currently on Facebook, I have a favorites list. The thing with that list is, it is not based off of how often I message them. I would like to see which users are currently on Facebook, not a random list of people that are not. However, I do like Facebook, I just don't like the Facebook app. The website is amazing on a laptop, just not on most mobile devices. If I were to rate Facebook as a website and not an app, I would give it a higher rating. The app needs a lot of work. The creators of Facebook have almost perfected the website, but haven't perfected the app.
Posting to a friend's wall
by KCMadson on 2013/09/26 16:03
Is it just me or is anyone else having to go through six steps to be able to get to a friend's timeline to post on their wall?? I have no "Friends" list or icon other than by swiping the screen to the left. Then, when I do and find their name and touch it it takes me straight to the Messages screen vice their timeline. If I want to post to their wall I have to touch on their name at the top of the message screen which then tells me about them then I have to touch "More" to get the "View Timeline" option to pop up. Then I have to touch "View Timeline." Wow, finally to their wall! But, lets not forget, there is still one more step before finally being able post something...having to touch "Write Post" (which obviously is no different than before.) But what a pain!! Am I missing something? I realize I am still only operating on iOS6.2 but geez!! I have a handful of navigational icons at the bottom of the Newsfeed screen but none of them say "Friends" or "View a Timeline." Would rather have that than the "More" icon in that row!! Oh, and the other annoyance? ...after going through all those steps, when you're done and go back to the Newsfeed, the picture bubble of the person who's wall you just posted on is now on your screen. You have to do yet one more thing and slide their bubble to the bottom of your screen to make it disappear!! Frustrating!! Either tell me how to accomplish this with minimal steps like before or PLEASE FIX it!
Keeps getting worse
by Thot_Killer7 on 2014/08/11 10:17
I have recently gotten my Facebook hacked and I'm sure it's not the last. I wanted to send my best friend a message on how to help me since I have never gotten hacked but I couldn't because I had to download the stupid Messenger app. I downloaded it. And then I saw my messages blow up and saw that my angry friends were telling me that they have received spam on comments and really weird messages from me that I have never sent. I told them I got hacked and told me it was ok. Then I messaged my friend and he told me to change my password which I did. Then I see that 2 people accepted friend requests I did not send. Then I checked that my hacker had sent over 100 friend requests!!! I had to delete them all and I got a notification that I got blocked from sending requests for a few weeks. Really?!?! I was already having a stressful day and I had to deal with this. The stupid hacker could have read all my messages and private things. Please fix with an antivirus or something like that to prevent future hacks. Another problem I have is with the messenger app. I don't want to download it but now it's MANDATORY to download it. I never had a problem with it as I used a tablet in the past and I would use the chat heads, no problem but I got a new iPod and it won't let me use chat heads. The chat heads were easier as I could stay on the Facebook app and still send messages. I don't want to go from Facebook to another app just to read my messages. Again please fix
Facebook review
by Holiday417 on 2013/02/20 03:56
I am extremely happy to have the Facebook app for on the go. It lets me view most everything. That is one problem, there are some things that do not show up on my news feed on my phone. I don't even know they are there unless I log on using a computer. Examples being birthday notifications and event invitations. Events cannot be made on this feature either. Nor can i modify or delete comments made by other people on anything on my timeline. This can be rather frustrating as people do not always post/comment things I want everyone to see, or that I care to see. Profile pictures cannot be changed on this app. And I'm not sure if it actual Facebook or my phone but I cannot turn my pone sideways to get a wider screen or keypad and I find it extremely frustrating to type on even smaller letters. And one general frustration with Facebook is the news feeds no longer show up in order. I can have a post from 3 days ago and then "just now" and then 3 minutes ago. No apparent order to how they show up. I am pleased with simplicity of adding photos with this app though. Also, upon reading other reviews I have realized the slowing down of the app must be the app itself. This is very frustrating a I cannot view pics or enlarge posts often. I thought it was my Internet, but given he common complaint i see that is not the case.
Some helpful suggestions
by Marisa HB on 2013/06/27 19:32
Easy to use, intuitive, convenient. The couple of areas I would improve upon would be: When a picture is uploaded it is not automatically made public. It's a huge bother to have to remember to go back & change the privacy settings on every single pic individually. I would suggest having an option in Privacy Settings where you can set a default of who can see any pic you upload, then if you wish to modify that, you can. Secondarily, I've noticed that on the mobile FB app you don't have the ability to delete a post. It would be nice to be able to do that. Thirdly, it would be great to be able to edit a status, rather than having to delete & repost. This is especially disappointing when the status already has likes & shares, because those are lost. Lastly, it would be a convenient upgrade if it were possible to add pics to an already posted status. Maybe a button named "add pics" or just use the existing pic icon. For instance, if you posted a status saying you we're somewhere or doing something, and then later on had some pics of that place or activity, it would be great to be able to upload those pics to that status as opposed to creating a new status to post the pics in. Thank you for reading/considering my feedback. :)
Jumping the gun
by Stone Temple Pilot on 2013/07/15 02:42
It's a little slow to update when you re-open it on an iPad. I can't really use it at all on my phone, which is a Droid. It's still okay on my laptop. It would be nice if the interfaces were the same or at least a lot more similar to each other between devices, because some things I can do with the app on my phone (when it worked, anyway) I can't do with the iPad or laptop, and vice versa. Also, the only way to get rid of the number of "Close Friend" updates, I have to open the list with my laptop. I can see the list with my phone and iPad, but it doesn't "count" that I looked at it so it will still say I have X amount of updates I haven't seen. It's a crapshoot to look to see if there really is something new on there or not, plus the list doesn't refresh very well. The "chat heads" don't appear while I'm using another app on my iPad, nor do they hang around on the home screen until dismissed, so I have no idea I have a message until it's too late (I read on my iPad and nothing happens to notify me if I have a new message). Basically, Facebook seems to be adding all sorts of new things, but not making sure that whatever new option they made works and syncs across all platforms before throwing it out there. There should also be more games from Facebook available as apps that sync between devices like Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. Those are the only two that I know of that can synchronize progress between devices.
If I could give zero stars I would
by Tsurratt on 2014/12/02 11:12
This app, in all honesty, deserves at least three, maybe four stars. However, with the multitude of problems that users have with the management of the app from the removal of messages, the attempts to force a second app on us, the near removal of the most recent feature, and horrible loading and freezing times, I think that it's obvious what's going on. Ever since facebook went public, the company and its product has gotten worse and worse. Pages that have nothing wrong with them are flagged and blocked because some people don't like the message. Ads are everywhere, and facebook decided that ad space is more important than friend updates. This is no longer a social media site; its a social experimentation site. Facebook has been caught experimenting on users through newsfeed manipulation before, and I wouldn't be surprised if that's what all of this nonsense is. The problems that everyone has are easily circumvented, but it's a waste of time and space. Forcing people into a message app is an attempt to create more revenue. Removing the most recent and assaulting users with ads is an attempt to create revenue. I guarantee you mark zuckerberg doesn't use this app; he probably has the app we all want this one to be. As soon as another social media site comes out with the same features, and it will be soon, Facebook will start down the same road MySpace and the chat rooms from the old days went: into the archives.
FB new update
by Miasavlei on 2014/12/20 00:05
I use FB daily usually & for the most part I enjoy it. I have a few issues with the constant blocking me from friend requesting just because a couple people may say they don't know me since you give them that option now so you think I'm spamming. Ridiculous! & block me from FB altogether sometimes & you say it's for 30 days but it ends up being closer to 60 or more. & if I choose to deactivate my account temporarily, you delete my photo album & other criteria & I struggle to get it all back again. & other glitches in your imperfect system. But regarding the new update, there are pros & cons, mainly sometimes it won't let you create a new photo album & upload to it. Sometimes it won't let you delete comments on threads. It won't let you do much of what you could before. The only positive thing I can say about it is that it gives you the option to speed back up to top to new posts in newsfeed & speed down to new comments on threads. Though you slide around too much viewing pics. Personally, my main complaint is that it won't let me see 'most recent' posts. Instead, it shows in my newsfeed what FB thinks I want to see. In turn, I miss tons of my friend's posts. I have to go to their page to see their activity. Just show us everyone, not just some people! More cons than pros but hey, FB is free huh? For now anyway. Peace!
It works, mostly.
by foold on 2011/05/20 00:38
For starters let me say that when the Facebook app works, it works well. With the small exception of not being able to tag people in posts (a feature that would be a GREAT addition) you can do most everything else that you could do on a regular computer. However, it only works 60% of the time. If its not being slow, laggy, or otherwise unresponsive, its randomly logging you out (and I do stress RANDOMLY, I can find no pattern in the log outs). Getting back in is just as difficult, involving quitting the app via the quick switch menu accessed by double tapping the home button, but only AFTER you have typed in your information and waited at least 10 seconds to make sure you don't receive the all to frequent "try again later" message. The notification system is poor at best, showing some notifications but not others. Looking at, and commenting on photos is a nightmare, don't even bother using the app for that. The one redeeming feature that makes the app worthwhile is the creepy-if-you-think-about-it-too-hard "check in" system, which works fairly well. For all it's flaws, however, the app remains superior to trying to use the iPhone browser, and in the end it IS a free app. If I were paying for it, I'd be outraged. But I'm not, so I'm not. I can only hope that they fix the bugs in the system especially the relatively recent one of randomly logging out.
Just awful!
by <3 <3 Taylor on 2015/10/10 16:23
I went to write a review because of how frustrated I am with Facebook and this app. I see that I already gave you a 1 star review several years ago when the app was brand new. It's sad that all these years later it's not getting any better. The useless changes being made to Facebook are frustrating and annoying to say the least. How hard is it to see every single post in real time?! Everyone I know has complained about this since you all changed it to "top stories". It just gets worse. It's terrible that you don't even listen to the people actually using the service. --------- Seriously, don't bother downloading til all the bugs are fixed. This app used to be the only one I really loved. Now it frustrates me to no end. I get push notifications HOURS after someone comments. This app currently says I have 3 notifications when I don't... And it won't go away. It's crashed on me several times. My news feed won't update even when it says it was last updated just seconds ago. It shows posts from yesterday still. Now when I click on See More it opens a new page instead of just showing me the last line of a post like it used to. The little + used to hit like or comment no longer works for me. I can now only like or comment on a post if someone else already has. Constantly glitchy when I scroll through the newsfeed. Freezes all the time. Please fix this before I go crazy!!!! I'm about to delete the whole thing...
"See More" link is Utter Fail!
by Kat*6 on 2016/03/11 03:01
I've already been required to select the "See More" link a ridiculous number of times, just in order to read Comments. It often Does Not Open the Comment at all but opens Another Page. Tap again and then it opens a Third Page! Just to read one Comment on one Post! And then you have to close out numerous Pages to get back to the News Feed! OMG make it stop! Ruined the flow and enjoyment of reading comments. I just say forget it now. Who cares. Taking way too long to scroll through and read by See More and too many pages opening. Who thought this was a good idea? Also the See More is too close to the Like button directly under it which may get selected by mistake. I have to make a determined effort to place my thumb at just the right location to hopefully and eventually actually open ONE lousy Comment. These are female thumbs. I can't imagine the frustration of a man with larger hands. Please put it back the way it was. Like another commenter wrote, the design went backwards, or degraded, not improved. Not to mention I agree with all the statements about taking forever to load an article due to the barrage of ads and you're waiting forever, and then it crashes the App completely. You have to reload from scratch and go searching to see if you can find the article or just give up. I do not want to be constantly updating. Def not every 2 weeks!
New and recurring problems with every update
by Nefretari2 on 2012/04/14 00:37
With every update I keep hoping that it will get better, but I am consistently disappointed. The latest update, 4.1.1, is terrible! I get notification indicators, but I can't see my notifications, it's incredibly slow, and keeps crashing. I should not have to keep logging out then back in to make it work. I also should not have to keep deleting and reinstalling all the time either. Another complaint that I have has to do with the sorting of my newsfeed (all updates since the introduction of Timeline).I like seeing my friends' most recent posts, which is why I dislike that the default sort is Top Stories. I follow some news pages, and with the sort defaulting to Top Stories the post that I really care about, those posted by my friends, are buried way down at the bottom of my feed. I would prefer the default to be Most Recent, with the option to choose Top Stories. Especially since the app tends to freeze or crash before I can't scroll down to what I find important. I DON'T NEED FACEBOOK TO TELL ME WHAT'S IMPORTANT! I know what's important to me, and no matter how complicated of an algorithm is written, it will never be able to intuit that. I understand that this is a free app for a free site, but honestly, I would be willing to pay a couple of bucks for the app if it meant that the product was reliable and bug free. I also know that no one at Facebook will actually read this, but one can always hope.
Disappointed but hopeful
by Muzkwriter on 2013/01/19 11:16
I find it annoying that I am limited to Like and Comment, instead of being able to share pictures and statuses. Also I don't like that the feed is random rather than chronological. I think I preferred just going through the Internet, rather than the iPad app for Facebook. Well, FB asked me to rate it, but it already had this comment before I started. (It may be a comment I made sometime ago!) I do find that they have improved some opportunities to share, but it seems to be random. I prefer chronological and I do prefer making my own choices from a set selection. Still haven't figured out the privacy settings, too many questionable hoops to jump through. FB is such a big endeavor, I guess they are still sorting and developing. Categorizations: the Encouragers, the Crazies, the Lonely, the Moms trying to keep up with their families' lives, the Networkers, the Scalpers, the Wicked, the curious, and the bored kids. Love is needed, and I am thinking that only the perfect love of Jesus will do! Thanks FB for inventing this social media, trusting that you will keep improving! I think that the FB iPad app has improved, but keep working, because the iPad is fun, yet addictive. I never dreamed I could be a techie at 65. :-)
Ok but needs some work
by fireflyhmk on 2012/11/17 16:57
There are several things going awry with this app. I have to go between the app and safari to get things done. It typically works better from safari for most things. There are such inconsistency's between the two. The app should be up to date and super awesome compared to the mobile site version. Some things I can recall are... The newsfeed isn't always up to date not to mention you can't stop following someone from your phone. As well it seems to zone in on the same ppl. Out of all my friends why do I only get to see a handful of them? I've missed engagements, births etc. Fb should reclassify what qualifies for "important". Picture tagging doesn't work. Events are a disaster. If you RSVP no, you can't write a post any longer. You can't share events with friends most times and it won't let you add invitees for events. Pretty sure you can't create an event from your phone unless using safari. (I get confused which one will do what!) and you aren't able to change the event picture at all. Also I think there should be a way to add event to your calendar. (google calendar would be great) Can't delete or edit post from app, have to go to safari for that. I don't have issues with it crashing as others have mentioned. Functions fine just has some user friendly things that would be helpful if improved.
READ VERY TRUE
by Lola lowsen on 2012/11/22 21:56
ok it is good a little different than website and in a bad way website better but the app is still good but needs an update and I prefer the website I think you will because te website is way better and easier to use but if you are always on the go and just need to see what your friends are up to then this app is great but I think the app should use an update because can take a wile to load but with the latest update it has been a lot faster when loading but the app should be updated so if u are always at home use the website if u r always on the go the app will be fine I am giving it three stars because the website is better an this app can take some time to load but as I said with the latest update it is a lot faster than before but if u don't want to go through the trouble of looking up Facebook or something than this app is perfect oh and FYI Facebook is so last year if you want to be hip and cool get instagram it has never crashed on me and loads right away so check out instagram or twitter celebrities aren't on Facebook or never post so if all u want to do is keep track of celebrities then go on twitter which is kinda 6 months ago and instagram is def in and hip celebs are on both but NOT Facebook for all of u who read my review thank you I know it's long but at least it tells u what's in and what's out
Two-Facedbook
by SeanZillaSF on 2013/02/06 13:59
When there's an app (or 2 or 3 or 5) to access FB mobile, it might be a clue that brings to mind the Mother of Invention. "Quickly" allows you to change your header (but can't access photos from your mobile device). Then there's messenger, etc. Yeah, FB is fine, it's fun, but the app is soooo slow! I've yet to find info on how to make it faster. It's usually the app and very inconsistent. 1/6 of the time it's great. Not a good average in a world that asking us to move at light speed. I've finally started to explore Google+. It's geared more for adults. That said, 5 years in, I'll always love FB. Finally, my greatest concern is the lack of privacy. When you read mainstream articles about FB co-owners skipping town over taxes owed, or the gathering of personal info and trends, and when you you hear that employers are demanding your FB password, it tells you your living in a very creepy world. Marks great, and incredibly generous and a friend to the right side of history, so I do appreciate this powerhouse being socially responsible. However, anyone that thought FB was worth even 25% of what it went public for is an astronomical idiot. And please don't get me started in Billion Dollar Baby, INSTAGRAM. They alleged they don't technically own everything you post, but why else buy an app that filters are being mimicked left and right? Frankly in surprised Getry Images hasn't bought the lot. Signed, The Village Idiot.
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Next update?
by Musical.ly user45 on 2016/05/24 21:57
I love Facebook and always have, but for your next update I would like to suggest, that you please make more to the "on this day" category. What I mean is can you make a button in the "on this day" selection that gives you the choice to go back in the past on the ones that you've missed, by forgetting to check. Thanks
Need some help
by Janaa77 on 2016/05/24 21:29
I deleted facebook application by mistake and i tried much to reinstall it but with no result. The install click isn't changing only for this app! What kind of problems is this!
No improvement.
by froSTed1030 on 2016/05/24 21:12
Reviewing this again. Gave Facebook another try. The app isn't worth it. Nothing changes. Facebook is fast in the browser. Stick to whatever browser you like. Don't bother with this app. Original review: The app is very slow, eats your battery when you aren't using it, and doesn't add any functionality or features that you can't get from going to the web site. Pull up Facebook in safari and you have ALL the features this app is missing much much much faster. If you are tempted, ask yourself if you want to wait more than two minutes just to load an app. The only thing this app does right, is notify you when someone comments on your post.
Automatic switch to "Top Stories" news feed & app moves slower
by Keitran J on 2016/05/24 20:39
The automatic switch to the "Top Stories" news feed is HORRIBLE! I hate having to login via browser to view my Facebook profile. I would rate this app 5 stars if that problem is fixed! The app also moves at a slower speed! 👎🏾👎🏾👎🏾👎🏾
Problem
by Phillies1phan on 2016/05/24 19:01
After updating, my feed hasn't been updating so all old post and news is constantly on my feed after refreshing the app. PLEASE FIX
Better than it used to be!
by Eunique on 2016/05/24 18:34
Loving the new features! Haven't had any bugs in a long time! Still waiting on that "dislike" button!
Garbage
by Ringworm09 on 2016/05/24 18:32
No longer connects when on cell network. And why can't it keep the default of "most recent "? No one cares about top stories
Cannot open images
by Yoginidiva on 2016/05/24 18:29
Can't open in my own albums. Can't change profile pic. Fix please.
FIX!
by Ninã Cooper on 2016/05/24 17:45
Every time I try to make a post and post it, it freezes up. I exit the app and try it again, but it does the same thing. Please fix this error.
Essentially Malware
by johnnydangr on 2016/05/24 17:09
What do you call an app that drains battery in the background when it is not supposed to run in the background? Malware
Junk 👎👎👎👎👎
by Randell1218 on 2016/05/24 17:08
Worst version ever. Can't update new version without wifi and it crashes on a whelm. Can't read news articles or watch videos without it crashing
App is not working
by Skinny beet on 2016/05/24 17:01
Network error while trying to use the app. All other cellular data usage apps are working. US Cellular said it was a problem on Facebook's end as everything else is working. US Cellular also said they had received multiple calls regarding same issue with multiple errors working the past couple days.
Videos won't play!
by Gina Hall on 2016/05/24 16:39
Videos are the worst, all they do is buffer!!😤
Same story, different day
by erinmichelle1221 on 2016/05/24 16:24
Every time I log on, all I see is the same 5 posts and no new news. With 1200 friends, I'm pretty sure other people are posting things that I haven't been able to see. The ads are also getting out of control.
For the love of all that's holy. Stop.
by ManiLeigh on 2016/05/24 16:03
User friendly. Make it user friendly. These past few updates continuously strip down the user friendly aspects for group administrators. It's become difficult to moderate threads from the report dashboard. Why would anyone remove the ability to open a thread/post from the dashboard? In a group of nearly 70K with a fast moving feed, individually searching out reported posts to moderate threads is the single most inconvenient things I've ever experienced on Facebook?!? Why not have a moving feed for group requests? Why am I obligated to refresh after 10-15 requests? I'd like to keep the group on par with Facebooks TOS, why is this becoming more difficult with every update?!?!? Help!
Sucktacular
by VidaSana72 on 2016/05/24 15:53
I think mr Zuckerberg has made enough money from a now failed social network. There isn't anything social about it anymore. I play online games with friends and now my post for "help with tasks" has been deemed as offensive to other Facebook users. Are you flippin kidding me? I just reported a post showing Michael Jacksons body after he died, literally a pic of him deceased! And It was deemed worthy of community standards, not offensive. You know what? Facebook is becoming so offensive I really hope it just goes away and a new social media site takes its place. And when did it become socially acceptable to deny a heavy set woman who's completely confident in her own skin a business post in support of accepting ones body image become offensive and against community standards? Yet you have these 1/4 dressed hoes doing all sorts of offensives plastered all over the feeds! It says more about Zuckerberg's moral standards of he's ok with his creation being run like this. I'd give ZERO stars but I can't if I want to rate this ridiculousness.
Not working
by JtbGander on 2016/05/24 15:50
My Facebook app is not working for the last 2 days... I got the iPhone 6s and didn't change anything... I even deleted it and loaded out new and still nothing
Needs a working update
by Qutie2011 on 2016/05/24 15:37
App keeps crashing and it has done this for the past 2 updates. I know I'm not the only one This is happening to. Come on and fix the issue this is getting really old. Also when you click on a link to see a web article it goes to load and then reloads and reloads. This last update was absolute garbage and really wonder does anyone actually care about us users.
Need another update
by I sing because I'm happy on 2016/05/24 15:01
Having problems with it refreshing. It keeps old stuff at the top of my wall. Very frustrating.
Takes up too much space
by Tmvillas on 2016/05/24 14:59
I don't know what exactly it is storing but like a lot of other people, I have to delete and reinstall every few weeks because it gradually takes up more and more memory. I wish there was a way to turn whatever it is storing off but until then, 2 stars.
Crap again
by Scottjumps on 2016/05/24 14:14
How about sending out an update that works! Pages reload ten times then closes the app. Absolute garbage again. At least you. Are consistent, this app has not worked correctly in a very long time.
News feed settings
by Chris goodland on 2016/05/24 14:08
There needs to be a way to set most recent posts as the default feed setting. I'm seeing posts from days ago with this new update. Please rectify this.
Please fix
by Trevan weason on 2016/05/24 13:52
Every time I get on fb, the same stories keep showing... Show me everything !!
No sirve
by Lia Michel on 2016/05/24 13:51
OMG this app is a sh.... No sirve es una porqueria. Por favor arréglenla.... Fix it!!
Videos
by Karina Christopher on 2016/05/24 13:33
You should be able to save your own videos after you post them
Share memories
by Swiftygrl83 on 2016/05/24 13:28
I want to know why it keeps telling me I can't share memories like everyone else. It says that this feature isn't available for everyone yet. Yet I have yet to talk to anyone else that can't. Very disappointing!!!!
Не више
by Мајк Макић on 2016/05/24 13:15
Завршио сам са коришћењем ове апликације за сва времена! Свако може да види корисникову приватност и да је угрози на било који начин. Зато је и ова апликација направљена, за посматрање! Толико, хвала! Мајк
Chaos
by Trwb on 2016/05/24 13:01
Continuos crashing when I try to open a link. My friends won't use messenger so now I can't chat with them on FB. Please put chat back in! Crashing when I click on friends lists What happened? The update today will not load. I tried deleting and rebooting my phone and downloading from the App Store. Where are you Facebook "fixers"? Better than the previous but I still just want the friends lists to be back on the side. instead of at the top-- separate from news feed. I would also be able to use custom share on the iPhone so I can choose multiple friends lists to share with instead of just one. I hate the iphone app. Please make it easier to navigate news feed and friends' lists! My time on FB has decreased significantly. If it isn't improved, I've even thought about taking many friends out of lists. I do not like how the news feed has to be scrolled down every time and then scrolled back up to change my friends list. My friends lists have been rearranged so I can't find them anymore. I had everything organized and now it's chaos.
Battery hog. 😡
by DCrawf01 on 2016/05/24 12:43
The Facebook app is by far the least battery efficient app on my iPhone 6s. I've turned off location services completely and turned off background app refresh and it still is awful.
Shares
by B Pringg on 2016/05/24 12:33
Great App Just Doesn't Tell How Many Shares I Have On A Post When I Click On It . Please Fix This ASAP !!!
Fail
by xrystopher on 2016/05/24 11:22
New Update. FAIL!!! Stop enabling the in app sound with each and every update! I'm getting sick of having to disable every week!
Crashbook
by Rnords on 2016/05/24 10:48
The app crashes regularly. Not worth the trouble. App has been awful for over a year. Shoot us an Instagram because that's where I will be spending my idle time.
Horrible
by IceKr3amz on 2016/05/24 10:45
It's horrible, always deletes my profile picture because it doesn't "follow the guidelines" even though there is absolutely nothing wrong with my picture.
New Update Bug!!😡
by Hair girl 13 on 2016/05/24 09:46
I just updated this app not 2 hrs ago and I cannot stay logged in! It throws me to the App Store or my homepage on my phone. Please fix.
Stop the background activity!
by arcurlyq on 2016/05/24 09:42
This app kills my battery with background activity. Have to delete because I can't lose that much battery to one stupid app.
Please fix
by *sely85* on 2016/05/24 09:30
Can not see the recent activity on my timeline
App will not download to my iPhone.
by Daniele61615 on 2016/05/24 08:19
I just deleted the app because it wasn't loading, figured I could just uninstall then re-install it. I go to my Facebook settings through my phone and select "install" over and over and over again, it will start to load then just stop and disappear. No notification, no reason why, just doesn't work.
Just bad.
by abb-squin on 2016/05/24 07:06
The latest problem I'm running into is that it won't show me all my profile pictures! When I tap "view profile picture" it shows it for a second and then says "this photo isn't available." When I tap on the profile pic album, some of them are missing!
Really???
by Msduvo68 on 2016/05/24 06:33
Get rid of the Marketplace icon with its stupid notifications, I keep thinking it's Messages. And also, bring messages back, not have a separate app for it. You guys just keep disappointing.
Fix the problems...
by ;)BrowningGirl;) on 2016/05/24 06:06
I can't even respond to a post!! Im tired of getting kicked out of the app and having to start over. I really don't like it when the post I'm in reading just decided to move and I spend 20 minutes trying to find it again. You have a lot of problems that need addressed.
Can't go live
by JAngelReyes on 2016/05/24 05:26
The go live featured is disabled in this version don't upgrade if you rely on live streaming as I do.
Facepalm
by jcthress on 2016/05/24 05:22
This app has such potential & instead continually falls on its face. It's in the same way they try to make you click on everything - just show me stuff, let me char, & life will be great in peace. I'm looking for another network but while I do I'm writing these to help others out.
Sick of black screen
by mrslinda on 2016/05/24 05:14
Screen goes black and shuts down. I just get into reading a post and poof it is black. GETTiNG WORST
Frustrated with it not updating
by Saw9876 on 2016/05/24 04:44
I use to love Facebook until recent. I submitted a complaint about it doesn't update anymore. I continuously see the same posts day after day. How can a person keep up with their friends and family across the country when Facebook won't update? The response from the help team was that they will use my info to help any further issues. Nothing noting why it's happening as obviously this happened overnight and I'm guessing I'm not the only one. They need to fix it before many of us start to boycott it. This is the easiest way for me to see my family grow and to stay in contact with so many friends but the fact it won't update won't help me.
Terrible update
by Jake2773737376 on 2016/05/24 04:20
The new update, posting this on May 23, 2016 does not work. Facebook and messenger will not load at all. I run a lot of ad campaigns for my business through Facebook and I am losing customers because I can't access my account. This needs to be fixed
Want my identification. Screw that!!!!
by Uncut reviews. on 2016/05/24 03:51
No way
Crashing for no reason
by Yahalemeran on 2016/05/24 03:42
There are times where im just scrolling through my feed ot watching a video and it just crashes out of nowhere. It is getting really annoying I hope you do fix it as I use Facebook a lot but it has been getting annoying to work with.
Slow
by myzsam on 2016/05/24 03:32
Hate the update...slow..crashes. I cant like any of my comments left in posts or pictures, its now grey ..stop updating this app. Leave it alone
UPDATE
by Rabjowabnuf on 2016/05/24 03:31
I love Facebook but I have been having problems with the app lately. Whenever I open the app, it shuts down. Please fix this. One star until that is fixed...
"Messages"
by Toriimariee12 on 2016/05/24 03:10
WHY SHOULD I DOWNLOAD A COMPLETELY SEPARATE APP TO VIEW MY FACEBOOK MESSAGES. A WASTE OF MY STORAGE AND SUPER INCONVENIENT.
Needs improvements.
by Logic Tec on 2016/05/24 02:55
I'm experiencing many problems with the Facebook app. I'm unable to tag friends in certain video and photos. The news feed gets updated randomly. It's annoying scrolling back to find where you were reading. It's taking a lot of space in my phone. I'm still waiting for the dislike button.
DUMB
by Ya Girll🔥 on 2016/05/24 02:45
I was in love with the app, and now I can't even open it without it crashing! Deleting now!
App won't work at all with new update😕
by Iowa Eve on 2016/05/24 02:32
Says no network connection
BAD
by Pandabear62 on 2016/05/24 02:24
This app keeps getting worse. What happened to Newsfeed preferences? Are you censoring that along with conservative views?
Can't write a new post
by Evilmonkey702 on 2016/05/24 02:12
The new update won't let me "write a new post" when I share videos or pictures. And when I try to go to my timeline to edit the post, it just stays loading forever! Can this get fixed please?!
My Facebook live always stop at a certain amount of time
by Patrnskjdn on 2016/05/24 00:24
My Facebook live always stops at a certain amount of time . Like the timer stop counting and everything stops but I still think I'm on live 😐 I'm disappointed
Awesome app
by Needcream on 2016/05/23 23:08
It's a really awesome app keep up the good work I LOVE IT I LOVE IT I LOVE IT
Hate it
by Nessty on 2016/05/23 22:53
I dont have the more videos suggestion and picture in picture option.
Quality gone.
by Glam723 on 2016/05/23 22:46
-Most videos won't open. If if does open, then it won't stop playing when you exit the frame. -Uses too much storage on the phone. -Messenger is slower than molasses.
Same piece of garbage
by theageofpisces on 2016/05/23 21:42
Stop forcing "improvements" and fix what's already broken. Now, this app is crashing upon open.
Dysfunctional
by SapphireAutumn on 2016/05/23 21:41
Ever since the latest update the app kicks me out while I'm browsing. I'll be in the middle of reading or watching something and BAM! No more video or story it's annoying! The app seems to be getting more and more dysfunctional with every new update...
It doesn't refresh with new stuff
by Solanfarmer on 2016/05/23 21:31
Ever since this last update my Facebook page doesn't load new news feed I keep seeing the same posts over and over with maybe one or two new things and I have never seen three to six post for three days on my Facebook page and no they aren't commenting on it to keep it at the top of my page
Can't even post?!
by tdumpling on 2016/05/23 21:02
Any group that uses a sales function is screwed up! All I can do is post something for sale--no option to start a discussion anywhere. Someone skipped a whole part of functionality!
Photos, videos won't load
by Anonie65 on 2016/05/23 20:49
Ever since the latest update, photos and videos won't load. Very frustrating. Basically unusable.
Bad
by MahmoudJoseph93 on 2016/05/23 20:25
Bad updates , i still have the old version profile layout , UPGRAD MY ACCOUNT to give you 5 stars , i been contacting you about a month ago and the Supporter is useless. Why im thr only one having this old profile layout i want you to upgrade my account ASAP.
Some accessibility issues
by Sweet pea 1 to 2 on 2016/05/23 19:41
I use voice over on my iPhone 6+ and when I try to edit my groups the way I want, it won't let me. Another thing is, when making a live video, it only shows one thing at a time, let's say I find the finish button, but when I swipe to the right, won't let me, I have to slide my finger around the screen, just to find the buttons. I think it would be cool when someone joins, voice over should say live video ... Four watching, or when someone leaves, live video ... Three watching, four total
New Facebook update
by JosueJane Duran on 2016/05/23 19:21
It keeps crashing!! I can't even open it!! Please help!!
Storage management? Push notifications?
by Vera / Вера on 2016/05/23 18:30
Nope, still have to delete and reinstall the app to get rid of stored data. Push notifications, where are you? Oh, what a piece of junk.
Facebook is dumb
by 21tor21 on 2016/05/23 18:17
Facebook won't quit logging out when I click the app.. It force closes. I'm getting mad, because it is not the first time it's been doing this. It's updated and everything, it's still logging me out and I need this fixed please.
KEEPS CRASHING!!!!
by xochloemichelle on 2016/05/23 17:55
Ever since I updated this stupid app it just crashes on me. I can't even use it. Very disappointed!
Needs fixing
by Morgan Man on 2016/05/23 17:47
Can't check in anywhere and just says oops something went wrong. "Reported" it multiple times but doesn't seem to matter, app is worthless.
Loading issues
by Lindseyannk on 2016/05/23 17:47
Love the app but After I got the latest update my Facebook will no longer load. At all... Fix please
Garbage
by copter47 on 2016/05/23 17:40
Crashes at least 5 times a day for a multitude of reasons. I now just use the web. One would think someone worth a billion $ could make a better app. FB is a haven for idiot liberals and BIASED FB employees.
Notification bug
by xx A girl xx on 2016/05/23 17:04
Notifications for this app won't delete from top bar
Bad update
by StephPB80 on 2016/05/23 17:03
I do not like the format for sale posts. You can't add photo comments anymore and you can't turn off notifications anymore. Please change it back. It's frustrating and I have no desire using the app any longer.
It's OK.
by Torturephile on 2016/05/23 16:29
Most of the time, it locks up whenever I access the Ultimate Guitar page. Also, it used to show replies I get from comments I post on threads, and strangely such thing no longer occurs after a certain update. The in-app web browser is just a worse Safari that refuses to properly load a page if it has too many videos in it, and so it forces itself to reload just to not do a better job the second time, creating a loop.
Don't close the app or lock your iPhone
by dp357sig on 2016/05/23 16:04
If I'm reading the article and I close the app or lock my phone. Facebook opens at the top of my newsfeed and I've lost what I was trying to read.
Photos
by MichaelTesfai on 2016/05/23 16:01
You removed the option to view all photos on my own profile.
Cannot change to most recent posts
by No Beuno WiFi on 2016/05/23 15:25
The newsfeed is stuck on top stories. No way to change to access most recent posts. Would be a nice addition don't you think? Meanwhile I am using the friendly app for Facebook instead.
Stop draining my battery!
by The Hungry Snowman on 2016/05/23 15:08
It would be awesome if you could come up with a way that would prevent your app from draining my battery. By far, your app uses it most of my battery. Please fix this! I will not upgrade my rating until Facebook will make it easier to read my newsfeed in order. Who wants to read their posts out of order? Every time I am scrolling through the "most recent" section of the app (which is buried in the app), it is oh too easy to accidentally go back to the main page. I will be halfway through the a days worth of posts and have to restart from the beginning. Please fix this!
Disappointing
by Rhsst on 2016/05/23 15:02
Worse with the latest iOS update. Videos taking a long time to upload or not uploading at all. The share button in my friends list is gone. Sometimes it is difficult to tag friends. Crashes often too. This app is becoming a frustrating nightmare 👎😡👎😡
Keeps crashing
by Princessdollface on 2016/05/23 14:56
Every time I've tried to post something or just even run thru my news feed or open a link, fb freezes and then goes to a black screen and then crashes...please fix this it's getting annoying and I'd like to post pictures from my vacation this weekend but it won't let me!!!!
New update just killed the app and messenger
by Amandalynnieface on 2016/05/23 14:44
I use Facebook for work. This new update just killed my ability to work. Thanks.
FIX IT!!!
by Lynn987651234 on 2016/05/23 14:14
I only see the same few posts every time I get on. Before I would always see something new? Please fix this! I want my news feed to be updated!!!
Fb
by Samabook on 2016/05/23 14:01
Cool
Won't Load Feed
by jsms99 on 2016/05/23 13:55
With the latest update I have to force crash the app several times to actually get my news feed to show up. It's constantly telling me I have new notifications when I don't. You'd think Facebook could build a decent app.
Stickers
by Halforr on 2016/05/23 13:25
Can't download the sticker packs now...
Notifications
by Roman Bhuiyan on 2016/05/23 13:12
Even though you turn off a notification from a particular post, it still send you notifications from that post. Its really annoying
Terrible scrolling when video is somewhere
by Igor88bg on 2016/05/23 08:55
Optimization is really terrible...
Photos
by Boredreadyforfun! on 2016/05/23 07:36
It's a good app but I feel like you should make it so where you can select multiple photos to delete at once.
Very slow
by Omar thabet on 2016/05/23 07:24
This new versions is very large 200 megabits And its very slow especially when you have slow internet I don't like it and now Im using a browser for fb not this fat app
Fix the data issue please
by 686625189 on 2016/05/23 07:04
I do not have room on my phone for this app to grow to 600+ MB all the time.
Crashes
by Not Fair!! on 2016/05/23 06:29
App crashes every 5-10 mins.
News feeds get a .01% of a star
by Skydiver 002 on 2016/05/23 05:57
Good luck with ever seeing your friends feeds if you have more then 5 fb friends.
It keeps crashing on me!
by Bubble diamonds on 2016/05/23 05:21
I try to open Facebook and it opens and then 3 seconds later it closes out! Please fix!
No go live feature
by Gucci kid traviee on 2016/05/23 04:48
I once could go live, now the feature isn't an option at all. FIX THIS!!
Slowest app
by JaySkillz77 on 2016/05/23 04:19
Swear this is the slowest app on videos out there.
Please post change log to iTunes Store
by Sleeplessbooks on 2016/05/23 04:04
App is buggy beyond belief, and no amount of reporting them is going to fix it. What troubles me most is that the app balloons in size, often times taking over 1gb of memory on my phone, and the only way to fix it is to delete it, reinstall it, and go through the painstaking process of restoring your settings the way you had it before. This is the most frustrating piece of software I have ever used. Just use the mobile site if you have to. It will save you a ton of grief.
Needs a facelift
by Unbroken Lovatic 18 on 2016/05/23 04:00
The app needs to get redesigned! Or just need a brighter color change.
So much better but....
by Colorado5533 on 2012/10/03 00:45
This update makes it SO much better. It is much faster than it used to be and crashes so much less often. It's only happened twice as compared to every single time I got on. It loads the news feed and people's pages quickly, and makes my post quickly without crashing as well. So all in all its pretty good. However, I can't change my profile or cover pictures, can't make a new album, I'd like to be able to customize more. Like who can see post or pics. Like you can on a computer, so only specific people can see it. Sometimes when I delete a post it still shows up in the news feed but when I click on it it says you can't find it. There is no share button and no way to save pics to your library anymore like there used to be so how am I supposed to share a pic or link with my friends. I can't delete a post directly from the news feed, I have to go to my page and do it, so it's just an extra silly step. And as I said before it doesn't actually delete it. And then it doesn't refresh. I pull it down to do so and it doesn't. I noticed because the time from people's posts have not changed. I've had to log out completely and re put in my password, which is long, I don't know If I'm the only one who has these little problems but overall this is much better than the previous version and is good to find friends and pages and see pictures and posts as well as make your own. I just can't customize anything or do much else than see what's going on with friends.
Facebook
by Lisadianeengels on 2013/07/15 13:51
I love the fact that I can keep in touch with friends all over the world. Lots of good stuff. I don't like that I can't take pictures off that I'm in if posted by someone else. I also have been spammed by people getting my info. The privacy settings need to be adjusted to accommodate to give permission for photos not approved by me or individual when posted on someone else's wall, etc. the events page says past but doesn't show past birthdays so I miss many birthdays by a day sometimes. Needs that function. Also when someone unfriends you, reasons should be posted... For understanding what happened. Facebook on IPhone shuts down many times when in the middle of something. Thats all for now. I absolutely love Facebook. This is how I keep in touch with my kids as well as friends. I love Facebook but there are many glitches. One when using my IPhone, which is where I use Facebook mostly, the instant text messages pull up my group but does not show the recent messages so I have been unable to be an active participant in my group. I am very frustrated with this because I am missing out in the conversations. I do love being able to keep posted in friends and family. I do not like the businesses in my Facebook. nor the likes I post so my friends see that I am reading their posts, I did not want my other friends to see my likes. That is my business not theirs. Makes me not want to use Facebook or post a like. I would like to make some of people's posts private.
Let 'me have it.
by kinorono on 2014/06/18 13:49
FaceBook? what a piece of cr......eative genius. There has never been an entity in World History that has captured global attention, curiosity, excitement and wonderment that is truly awe inspiring. There should be Rating button - how much do you enjoy FaceBook at this instance in time? "Hey what do you think?" Or "what are you doing?" Can now be answered according to the amount of courage and hutzpa you possess. In a way it Is the ultimate test of strength to the degree of loyalty you have regarding your religion and politics, the two topics which may get you banned or a following in the millions. Tempering one's remarks and enthusiasm again is how daring are you. Never-the-less it is the best instrument to see "what make's .you tick?" Those who want to be heard now can be. Facebook doesn't discriminate against social status, the most sad, most down, most lonely person in the world now can express what ever they want and have an equal chance as anyone to have it read. Many of us just wasn't our placed in the world to be noticed and respected. ThanK You FaceBook creators, you have given the world a remarkable cosmic string go use for the betterment of all. Sometimes only the right words have to be written to changes mind world Peace I wish one day all the people of the world can agree on what that means. If not being able to agree about it then at least being able to discuss it. Yea FaceBook you.'really ok in my little corner of the world
Great but one problem
by B'g Buy'r on 2009/09/02 03:21
I dowloaded the update the minute it came out. I was hoping for the landscape mode which I sorta got. When I'm in chat for instance in landscape mode and I want to swich to my news feed I go to the menu and it is in portrait. I was like okay... So I click news feed still holding my phone in landscape and it enters news feed in portrait and I have to wait a bit for the program to register the position of my phone and it changes. It isn't consistant without the whole program. Another thing I was hoping for was push notifications especially in the chat feature and for notifications and messages. I haven't seen that yet... A couple last things were facebook video capability and chat "errors". 1. Why show their are videos and a play button when you can't view them be cause they aren't compatible yet with the iPhones and iPod touches? 2. When sending chats and staying in the same place (not in the car and no change in serivice) I frequently get a message saying cannot send messages at this time and yet my friend is still messaging me. Resulting in having to close the program and opening it again. (which doesn't always work) despite these few problems I think that this application is a HUGE improvment in the previous version and if they fix these few problems I think we will have a perfect facebook app. There is "one last thing" as a Steve jobs would say, facebook is a lot more useful than Twitter. Twitter isn't worth your time!!
Long review and my solution to login issues
by TheRealBenji_IpodTouch on 2008/10/05 03:15
After the launch of facebooks first app I became very dissapointed with their lack of ingenuity, after flaunting with the idea of just closing my facebook account I decided to wait until the magic little 1 appeared on my app store icon for the update. Now after avoiding the little f button at the bottom of my screen for so long I'm happy to say I downloaded facebook app2 (at school, with their ultra-slow wifi) in hardly any time at all. Then I turned opened it and... It wouldn't login. Dissapointed, I figured it was because I was on campus, and hardly any of the schools I've been to allow access to myspace or facebook so no surprises there (who else resents having their devices limited by a fat techy in a chair?) anyway, after finding the same problem in by room I concluded that the site was busy and found I could login on my moms iPod Touch running 1.1.4 and the original app. I then preceded to turn off my iPod, turn it back on, and sync it to my laptop. Now it works just fine, and as my friends and I rarely turn our iPods off I think this may be the solution to others problems. Now the app works I have yet to come across a feature from the internet version (well at least on that is stupid) that is missing. Uploading, tagging, commenting, messanging and chatting are way easier than they ever were on the computer version. If you really want to know what the app is like, just download it. It's free so you have nothing to lose.
havent had much issues with it but..
by Clenzer1235 on 2012/01/15 04:46
ill have to say i dont understand what these ppl are talking about its been running fine for me and i havent had any complaints except a couple. When you go to someone pictures and view the comments on their picture then scroll to another picture u lose the ability to look at other peoples comments. That and this app needs to support ppl with other versions of facebook on here cause ive been chatting with people that are obviously online but it doesnt show them being online. It might not be the updates fault and might be a feature that i dont know about but it sure is annoying. In past versions my close friends tab has disappeared on me that was annoying dont know why that happen :/ . Also if you could make it to where we could play most of the games you offer that i can only play on my desktop that would be great but i know that requires flash :( . Alternatively you could make seperate apps for each of the major games ppl play on facebook so that we can login using our facebook login info and play our games anywhere we want. Also when i upload more than one picture to my account my friends only see 1 picture and not three at a time like others i have seen. I dont know if theres an option i need to turn on or if im doing something wrong but it is very annoying. You fix those things and honestly I wouldnt have really anything else to complain about. Im sure there are prolly more things that i am missing but i havent come across any
Version 3.4
by Zylluh on 2011/04/18 22:19
This update is terrible the app is very laggy and it crashes frequently. The notifications are also terrible I will be sitting on my couch watching tv and I will hear the ring and it says I have a wall post or other thing but it was from like ten or even a half-hour ago. Either that happens or you don't even get a notification. For example if friends comment on your status it sometimes won't show up. This update is also missing a TON of things that they could incorporate into the app. First of all they need push notifications for the chat instead of just the noise. The noise only happens when you are in the app and your Iphone/Touch is at the lock screen. They also need to add the ability to tag people in statuses. Oh there is also one more bug I forgot to mention. The app doesn't let you post pictures. Once they add these features and fix these bugs they need to do some other stuff. I've only had my iPod for about 2 years and I am going to update to the iPod touch 5g when it comes out but the app needs a new design. They need to make it like widgets and have sliding features. If you slide left it brings you to the news feed and if you slide left then it brings you to chat and have a pull down menu for other things. The only thing that could be left alone is the notifications bar. Once they fix these bugs and add those features/layouts the app will be perfect. P.S. I doubt the new layout will happen due to the fact it would basically kill the app with crashes.
Love
by Merli126 on 2013/11/09 05:02
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After resisting updating the app for a while...
by bphing on 2013/07/30 18:04
..I finally caved. Seeing far fewer "sponsored" posts now is quite nice, but this update has reintroduced a baffling insistence on switching my news feed back to "Top Stories" mode every time I've been away from it more than a few hours. I don't know about you, but I will NEVER want to read posts in anything other than chronological order (aka "Most Recent"). So, that's pretty irritating and knocks off a star. However, I haven't had problems with crashing, and I appreciate the new "Copy Link" ability when viewing a web page in the app. Sometimes I can also copy a post for quoting purposes (but not always, which puzzles me). This is marginally helpful compared to the desired option: the ability to highlight portions of posted text for Copy/Define. New photo posting options are also more convenient and have some occasionally-useful filters. Haven't quite figured out yet if I can choose albums for them straight from my phone, which would be good. Overall, more functional than it used to be, and could be improved with a few more ease-of-use tweaks and the removal of that silly round, floating Messages icon which you have to drag to hide. (Its tiny collage of participant userpics doesn't help at all to identify the current message if you have multiple similar group messages going, and we already have an unobtrusive Messages icon in the top bar which doesn't need to be swatted out of the way like a fly after every use.)
Stop Complaining Everyone!! 🙄
by nicportugal on 2015/09/19 07:11
Thank you Facebook for finally resolving an important issue I've dealt with. For a while I've had the proprietary Messenger app, however the main Facebook app never recognized that I installed it until now for some reason after I installed the latest update. I'm glad that the "Messages" tab doesn't bring up a dialog telling me to update Messenger (even though I always regularly update my apps), and the chat tab on the upper right hand corner of the app are finally fixed, and are both functional, with the new "Messenger" tab redirecting me to the "Messenger" app as it should, and all of my recent chats showing up again on the chat tab. I seriously don't know why people complain that video features don't work when they work perfectly fine on my phone, or that it takes up 70% of their battery. Have they ever stopped to think that maybe their iOS software needs to be updated or they have Location Services enabled all the time, or they're watching tons of videos and using the app nonstop all day? I swear some people place the blame on others when it's their issues only, making it sound in their reviews like it affects everyone and nobody should fall into a presumed trap. Sometimes even reinstalling the app can fix several minor issues as those mentioned in other reviews, or in some cases, an iOS upgrade.
Hmmm, what do I think of the FB app?
by -Misfit75- on 2013/06/05 18:49
Well, for the most part it's ok. It can be very useful to have it right on your phone and not have to use my phones browser. But I have problems with the messaging function! As I scroll to read longer messages the text disappears and reappears at will! It makes reading longer messages rather difficult! And when I tap a picture to get it to bring it up full screen it sometimes comes up quickly but other times it takes a long time! Sometimes so long that I have to close the app, reboot and restart it. So, what do I think? I think that FB is such a popular social network with so many employees that is now a publicly traded company and makes so much money that they really could do a better job with app development! And this new deal where it is setting goals for you, like "Adding 5 friends", and constantly pressuring you to list more information about yourself needs to go!!! I can set my own goals for what I want my page to be, I'm a grown man! And I can decide what information I want to share, again I'm a grown man! I'm sure they want you to add as much personal information as possible so they can sell it or target you for advertisements!!! And all this recommending pages or people I may know right there at the top of my timeline and news feed needs to go too !!! I don't want to see what you think I should do! I want to see what I added to my page!!! There! That's what I think about FB!!! HAPPY NOW?????!
Present review of FB
by Photo Crazy1 on 2014/12/04 09:44
Great way of reuniting and keeping in touch with friends and relatives. Do not need posts on news page of all the comments and likes of my friends' friends. Leads me to believe that a lot of privacy has been lost. Also too commercial now with all the ads inserted in main part. Also we used to be able to easily hide posts from friends without defriending permanently. In trying to find important posts from friends now it is much too time consuming to scroll past all the garbage. Used to love checking FB a couple times a day. Find myself looking at it less and less and much more discreet in personal comments. My comments haven't changed much. I do find when using phone or iPad app I have difficulty getting to settings to eliminate having their comments or likes of friends appear on my page. Ditto what I recently wrote. Since upgrading this app in Oct 2014, it has gone further downhill. When wanting to add a pic, I used to be able to go to an album in iPhoto, but now I can't. In other words, I would keep all the cute pics for birthdays in one album. Now I have to hunt for a picture. Also, there are ads covering up parts of articles and have trouble closing the ad so I can read the article. Some comments stay the same. Nice to have FB in phone especially when out or traveling. Don't like ads which are hard to close covering up articles. I'm one that is not interested and fast forward TV to skip commercials.
Let Freedom Ring! ...or shut it down.
by DEA3872 on 2013/02/14 15:00
You asked for a review so don't get mad if your chastised. There have been too many instances where people and friends have mentioned how some of their posts were deleted or just vanished because of their political context. I myself recently had a comment just disappear after posting it. It is becoming more and more apparent that certain political expression is discouraged through censorship. If this be the case, I expect you to be the ultimate example by staying clear of Freedom of Speech & Expression or when you suppress one, you do so for both major party's. Either We The People have the Right to Free Speech or Facebook becomes a "Big Brother", just another leftist media controlling platform deciding what people can or can not post about OUR elected officials or you become the frontrunner, ahead of EVERY News Source by staying clear of We The People and allow us to expose ALL the corruption and injustice that has gripped our great Nation! Facebook should encourage people to question and speak up about OUR government. After all it is our Duty as Americans to do so! But over all, of course I greatly like Facebook. It's an awesome social network, just as long as Facebook stays out of We The People's Right to express our likes and dislikes about how OUR elected officials, on both sides, are or are not doing the Will of the People! Thanks!
Charlotte Mendoza
by Charlotte Mendoza on 2013/08/17 14:23
I really wish I could give the 5 Star Rating I used to think Facebook deserved! I do love the opportunities of connecting so many different people. To connect with my daughters in other countries is really nice, too. You can put family all together. But, OH, it's a big BUT! But too many things go wrong too often. The 3 that really bother me are reading a friend or family members Post, type out an answer---touch to Post------it DISAPPEARS! Where? I dunno. In the middle of reading, texting, anything, and it Drops me back to my APP Start Up. ???? I dunno. But the most frustrating, disappointing, irritating is when I open Facebook, reach to touch & open for a response, and it flips away before or just as I touch, and its an hour before I find it again! If I keep trying to. If I wait I may not. Today I opened Facebook, to my News Feed automatically, a beautiful child's face was smiling with her new hair style to start the school year. It flipped away. I don't know why or where. Or when I will see the pictures of a middle school granddaughter that only said my daughters name and she had posted 2 new photos. I think I need to just text or message and request that she do them over. I had waited on seeing those. In anticipation. I'm not mad. Or angry. I might have been a little irritated. But I know that I will get them again. Just a disappointed grandma. Now, you don't have to publish this. Just read it and see if you can fix it. Thank you.
Why can we still not tag?
by M Abercrombie on 2012/06/16 23:58
First, let me state that this app isn't bad. For the most part it gets the job done and it's much less cumbersome than trying to use the "mobile browser" version of Facebook. However, when I'm on a computer in a web browser I can hit the @ symbol while writing a post and tag a person/business so that their name shows up as a link to their profile/page. This is a highly useful feature which has STILL not been included in the iPhone app, despite being out for quite a long time now. What gives? In general, day-to-day, I use the app more than the browser version of Facebook. It is super annoying to have to wait until I can have access to a PC to be able to link to someone in a post. If I'm out at an event and want to "check-in" and tag a business represented at the event (like I was today), I'm out of luck. That business just lost my free advertising because this social app is missing a key social feature... And if I want to tag an artist in a picture that I took on my iPhone, I first have to email the picture to myself, get on a computer, go to the webmail portal, download my picture, then re-upload it on the browser version of Facebook... Running a recording studio, and wanting to tag bands in my pics, I run into this issue almost every day. Again, what gives? You would think that Facebook would think to add one of their most basic and useful features to their iPhone app, wouldn't you?
Some things need to change
by No1grandi on 2012/09/17 15:30
I've been on FB for quite some time. And while I believe in upgrading and moving forward, I do not like all of the changes on FB. If its not broken you don't need to FIX it. Change just for the sake of Change isn't always good. I would prefer to see all my friends personal status updates again... And not have to go to their page and mark that I want to see them. I have over 1,000 friends that I try to stay in touch with. It takes too much time to try to go to their individual pages and mark "close friend" just so I can see their daily updates. And even then, that doesn't always work. I've had to go back several times when I realize I'm not seeing someone on my page and mark that I want to see them on my newsfeed. I really wish that aspect could go back to the way it was before all the "updating FB" became so popular. I also loathe the fact that FB now allows all those "cartoon" pics to be added. I personally will disconnect from anyone that solely posts those things because that's not personal communication and it takes forever to wade thru them. While I will say some are amusing and I can see why some people post them to bring a smile.... Perhaps there could be an "update" where there is a separate page for these things just as there is for personal photos and let the newsfeed be just for personal status updates. I have written all this....realizing FB could care less what I think. Maybe my venting is at least therapeutic.
Has room for improvement.
by Jesus Christ of Nazareth on 2012/03/23 05:08
Okay so first of all, facebook's mobile iOS app has improved over the years. Overall, I do enjoy using the mobile application as it runs fairly smoothly and does not usually have trouble updating me on what my friends are up to. However, there are several flaws that make this app a pain to use sometimes. The biggest annoyance I have with the application is its chat function. The chat itself runs pretty good. when I minimize my chat to scroll through the news feed, I get a message notification when my friend sends me a message through chat. When I open up my chat box to reply, the red message notification does not go away even after I have replied to their message which I find annoying. I have to go and tap the message notification icon and physically open the message I got the notification from to make the notification to away. That is the biggest issue I have with the app. Along with the chat notification issue, I also find it annoying that the notifications will fail to update you to your latest notifications if you leave your iPad in hibernation for a few hours. I had to completely close and relaunch Facebook in order to get up to date notifications on my iPad. Aside from that, the application works pretty well for me. I hope they update their photo gallery soon as they have done for their browser site as the images now look awful on the new iPad. Also, the icon is still pixilated on the new iPad, please update soon!!
New update is much to be desired.
by Ewarren534 on 2013/03/27 06:06
Ever since I updated to the newest version, the app has crashed more times than it's worked. And when it does work, it freezes and I must tap links numerous times before it'll begin to load. The feed is INSANELY slow, and only goes back a minimal amount of posts before refusing to load more. Unacceptable. My notifications also take forever to load if they actually show up at all. And I've been getting phantom notifications when there isn't anything about which to be notified. As far as the new layout goes, why are you trying to inject the twitter layout with the icons for feed, messages, profile, and more on the bottom of the screen? The same icons are at the top. Having two is redundant and cumbersome. Pick one. I don't care which. I very much like how you can easily upload more than one picture at a time. Nice change. But pictures seem to be taking far longer to load in this new version as well. I do not use Facebook for the bells and whistles of the app. I use it to keep up with my friends and share my life with them. If I cannot easily do that with the app then it is useless to me, and I find myself drifting to twitter more often to interact with friends. My advice is to focus on what your customer needs most out of this product: speed of the app to enhance speed in communication, less APP and more us. I was much happier when the app looked more plain and actually worked correctly. This reboot should get the boot. And fast!
Pretty good but could be better
by Allaboutappleandapps on 2012/09/07 01:06
I wanted to love this app and give it 5 stars - I really did, mainly because I love Facebook. I am, like many others, addicted to it. SO it's absolutely wonderful to have an iOS app for Facebook. The problem is, the app is lacking several features. For example, users cannot update many parts of their own profile including "about me", likes/interests, and several other things. In an age in which people can live with an iPad or iPhone as their only technology, it would seem to me that the app ought to be able to do everything you can do in the web browser. Unfortunately this is not the case. Fortunately I also have computers, or I suppose you could use Safari on the iOS device, but why shouldn't the app do everything. For its part, everything the app does, it does very well. I like it and use it every day. I would have given it 4 stars rather than 3, except that the Facebook Team does not seem to have a direct way to actually get support and receive a guaranteed response. All the contacts result in either bug reports or feedback submissions which make no promise of any kind of response. If I didn't love Facebook, and if I were just judging this app as an app, I'd keep looking, since it lacks what I consider to be some essential capabilities, not the least of which is actual app tech support. Yet as I said, the app does work well, and it has become an essential part of my iOS devices and my life.
"BEST" Social Application in the World!!!
by Abercrombie10 on 2013/01/06 16:27
FB has brought about a few "positive" results for myself, as well as, for a couple of family members. I utilize this very App in the best fashion possible, such as, locating long, lost family & friends of which without this AWESOME App this very outcome would NOT have resulted as I attempted to locate in the past prior to the creation & development of FB and zero results came about. Similar outcomes resulted with a couple of family members, as well!!!!!!! It's all in how you utilize & engage in this social App, as occasionally, I will hear negative comments about FB and how it supposedly got them into trouble in some way or another??? Well, it's NOT FB that gets people into trouble, it's people who get themselves into trouble; they're NOT using FB in a smart way instead they're, no doubt, putting their lives right out there where everybody can view it, well, that's NOT FB's fault, rather, that's a bad decision and/or judgement call on behalf of that particular individual who is blaming FB versus blaming themselves(typical, though)!!!!!!! I LOVE FB but know & understand how to utilize for my "benefit" and the positive "benefit" of others, too but only with their prior approval, of course!!!!! "THANK YOU" FACEBOOK(FB) for developing such a social App(#1in the WORLD) that has brought many POSITIVE Outcomes & Results to many people's lives!!!!!!!!!!
Some good additions, some bad changes
by CoryD81 on 2013/04/30 23:36
First of all I like the new format of the news feed and being able to select different feeds from the top of the screen and the new chat heads on the iPhone are nice, but I have had more random crashes than ever before-even on initial startup, but also performing other simple functions requiring a change or refresh of the page. My biggest issue is with 'pages' I can no longer go on a page and read 'posts by others' which is huge for me on a certain page I contribute to frequently. I can still post to the page but I never see it until I get a notification about a comment or like of that post. Am I missing something with that? Or am I just screwed on this version until hopefully it changes back to have access to what other people post on pages. I also have some questions about the chat features that have always boggled my mind, I can see when people are online or how long it's been since they have except for one or two of my friends and they can see my time since being online until a few days after this update one of them randomly noticed that my 'time offline' disappeared without changing anything, and well after the update. Overall I like the news feed and how this works with friends, but I'm extremely disappointed with how 'pages' show up now and the lack of features and ability to see the entire content of them
I like it.
by baayyliee on 2011/10/12 17:33
I had a horrible time downloading the update. first the app wouldn't load, so I restarted my iPod. that didn't work, so I deleted & reinstalled the app. still wasn't working so I restarted my iPod again. that time my ipod froze on the apple logo & I had to restore it >.< I think part of the freezing was my fault though, as I was really running out of space & may have not had enough for the update. anyways, the new interface is nice though I don't understand why one section is called "favorites" when I can't change them myself. I'd like another little thing like we had before where we could add a person & quickly go to their profile & everything. just more customization with it, really. opening links is a lot faster now which is great. I love being able to quickly see a notification or message & then jump right back into what I was doing. I am having some problems with a notification showing up when there is nothing new, though. that gets a little annoying but over all I really like the changes. I don't see why everyone has to get so upset every time Facebook makes a change... this app shouldn't have such a low rating. edit - okay nevermind. if people are have that bad of problems then it does deserve a low rating. xD please get another update out quickly.
Mostly Useful
by Tari Mannello on 2013/03/12 23:41
How is it possible that with an iPhone 5 and LTE and wifi and 100 megabits per second download speeds the Facebook app still sometimes takes 30 seconds to load a photograph? Or doesn't update properly? Or doesn't delete messages when deleted? Or crashes? How is it possible that I have to refresh my messages several times sometimes before it shows me new ones? How is it possible that in 2013 I still cannot actually delete messages on the app but have to archive instead? Admittedly this app gets better and better to use and easier to use each time, and I am super excited about having direct implementation iOS 6, however there are things that have not been taken care of that in my opinion that should've been handled five years ago. Kind a like PayPal who doesn't have an iPad app yet… But the iPhone app has been out for years. Integration into the iPhone is nice, but you cannot tag people or mention peoples names, you can simply post or post photographs. Obviously at this point everyone in the world has the app it's not really a question of whether you download it or not so I hope that engineering just reads this and makes the necessary improvements, other than that, Facebook is a really great experience and very useful to grow my life and business on. It's an amazing tool to connect that truly has shaped this era.
How can you be good yet bad?
by Κunta Kinte your name is Toby on 2012/09/02 13:13
Well guys I have to say that the layout of the new Facebook app is wonderful and much easier to navigate. They have made it much more user friendly now which is a plus. Finally they have returned to the alphabetized friends list no longer this random friend list they would show you before so now it is much easier to find your friends. Sadly though with all the improvements they have also gone down by taking away certain key features. Such as the headache to delete messages. You may think you can not delete them but you actually can, just don't try it from the actual messages center there it won't let you. You have to go into the chat to actually delete well not delete actually archive them because Facebook seems to like to keep a record of all your conversations (don't say anything that can be used against you in a court of law). Another thing that bothers me is the inability now to change my cover photo from my phone. Seriously I have to wait to get on my PC to change it? So if I take a picture on my phone and I want to use that as my cover photo. That means I have to upload it to my PC or directly to Facebook then log into through my PC and change it there. Couldn't make it more of a pain guys. Overall some good changes but the bad bring it down so I give it a 3 out of 5. Which maybe still a Lil too much. Maybe 2 1/5 if we ha the option.
Great tool for keeping in touch......BUT.........!!!!!!!
by Their Nana on 2013/01/13 00:45
I love Facebook for finding people I have known and WANT to keep in touch with. I have stayed with Facebook for years, through changes, upgrades, etc. Lately it seems that changes aren't necessarily for the best, and make it more difficult to manage information and feel secure. MOST IMPORTANTLY, however, I found out recently that if you really have a major problem with Facebook, SUPPORT IS NON-EXISTENT. My Facebook account was attacked because I clicked on a link sent from a friend's account regarding tickets from Southwest Airlines. Facebook (rightly so) locked my account, as the attacker was accessing my friend list and spamming. However, although I asked REPEATEDLY for assistance, searched for help and answers, called every number I could find, I received only two replies from Facebook - one asking for verification of who I was (again, rightly so), and one email to advise that my account had been restored and my access granted. Not true - as I was NEVER able to access my account again, and NEVER received another reply from Facebook, although I emailed and called several times per day for days!!! I lost my account, all of my data, access to friends, pages, areas, etc., both free and purchased, that I had built up over the years. Also noted: "Help" information links do not necessarily contain correct information. NOT HAPPY!!!!!!! If my friends and I find another app to replace this, we will definitely try it!
Love/hate relationship
by Gracemomlett on 2013/07/10 12:58
Facebook is Facebook, an ever-changing forum that challenges the obsessively social members of society to conform to the learning curve. Why can't I treat my liked pages like friends and get notifications from the ones I choose? And if this is already an option, why does it require rocket science to figure out how to do it? Why must I restart the app when I click on stuff, sometimes? Servers in overload or is my ram the problem? And why does fb take me back to the beginning of my feed when I follow a rabbit trail? Is someone laughing maniacally at me every time I have to scroll back through it all to get back where I was? I understand the need for occasional updates, but can future changes involve less automatic availability of my info to the masses, and feature more emphasis on the protection of my privacy? And why can't I go back into my own posts and find stuff I put there? Sometimes I post things so I have easy access to them later. If you're going to erase stuff from my page, can you at least give me a heads-up first so I can back it up? Do I sound annoyed? I guess I could have continued on in frustration, a slave to my appreciation for all the good things about Facebook, but since you asked for my opinion...oh, and how many times should I hit Submit before my review is posted and the "Write a review" option goes away? We're you just waiting til I asked that question?
What happened?
by Alfonso Huerta on 2014/08/20 15:03
The idea behind Facebook is probably the best thing about it. Then the reality of making money has made it frustrating to use. I am not like the average user on Facebook. I use Facebook to stay connected with people I actually know in real life. I don't follow celebrities, organizations, or news sites. I don't like every single post that pops up on my almost useless timeline. Every time I log into the app, I have to switch to the most recent. I don't care for the "top stories". I just want to see all the new posts since the last time I logged in, not all the likes. How is that new information. I say useless because the same posts continue to appear on my timeline every time someone likes a post. I just want to see the latest post. I don't I care if someone liked someones post from a week ago today. I wished they would let people customize their newsfeed. I like that my own wife's posts don't appear on my timeline. What I started doing is going into my friends pages that don't appear on my timeline to see what they post. Also, why the hell would I want to use messenger. If people wanted to contact me they can do it on my Facebook wall or they can text me. I am not going to download another app that will have the same function as someone texting me or posting on my wall. I rarely post things and I don't share my personal information on social sites. I just basically use Facebook as an active address book.
Multiple Issues
by eryn21rose on 2015/08/11 04:30
Everybody uses Facebook, that's obvious. Pretty much 99% of the time we use it through this app. You would think with "updates every two weeks" it would be the best app in the store but it really isn't all that amazing. I know I'm not the only one whose newsfeed has a bunch of status' from people that posted at all of these different times. But then you have the option to go to a "most recent" newsfeed. Why is that? Don't you think it would make sense that status updates would be in the order of the times they were posted all in one place? Another huge issue of mine, and I'm sure everybody else, is the whole issue of using a different app for messaging. We have phones with low storage spaces. Why should we have to download another app and take up more phone storage just to message when we could use it in the Facebook app itself? It's probably one of the most pointless thing's ever created. Not only does this make app users annoyed but it's just pointlessly inconvenient for everybody. I'm sure I'm not alone when I say this but I really wish Facebook would just forget the messenger app and revert it back to its old messaging way. Other than it just being a typical social media app, it really doesn't stand out from the crowd. It's outdated and doesn't "wow!" me. You want to bring back a bunch of Facebook app users, fb? Get rid of messenger and maybe create something that's actually beneficial to your users!
Freezes, updates endlessly, shuts down without reason, hate the ads!
by alpha1me on 2013/05/23 12:48
*THIS IS AN UPDATE TO MY REVIEW FROM SEVERAL MONTHS AGO: Nothing has changed. It still freezes constantly, shuts down without reason, updates endlessly which prevents you from doing anything until it decides it's ready to quit wigging. And, I STILL HATE THE ADS! If I want to shop, I know where to go. I have enough of a brain to not need suggestions. Don't we get bombarded enough with that kind of stuff on TV? That is why I cut the cord from cable and do Netflix! Fix this thing! It's near unusable some days. Previous review: You know, if I wanted to shop I know where to go on the web to do so, or I can put on my shoes and go to a real store. I hate seeing ads or as you call them "suggestions" on my page. It is almost enough to make me leave once and for all. Get rid of the ads on my page! If you want them on the side bar as in the past so be it, but not on my page!!!!! Also, the app freezes up and/or shuts down constantly. At times it will attempt to update and get stuck in the updating status until I close the app. I can open it back up and it will still continue updating indefinitely. The only way to make it stop is to either uninstall and reinstall the app or shut my iPad completely off and the cut it back on. Can't say it's my WiFi strength, tested at 20+Mbps. OVERALL, I CAN LIVE WITH THE FREEZING, SHUTTING DOWN, CONTINUOUS UPDATING OVER THE DANG ADS!!!!!! GET RID OF THE ADS!!!!!
Too many glitches or bad programming
by Chief O on 2013/02/22 04:21
I don't like the program on a few areas. I setup to receive notifications when my wife makes posts but now I don't get them. Last couple months I would receive a text message notification and warn me to keep on I had to reply. I would reply every time per the instructions to keep on my messages and then it showed I would continue to receive messages. This happened many times within five days or less and then it would happen again. I did this multiple times. I recently went to my page on my PC and again turned on my notifications (15 Feb) but then again on 19 Feb it was off again. This is BS to keep making me and others keep turning on something I already turned on. Today, 22 Feb I see my wife did some posts but I have not received any notifications. I don't like that it only loads a few posts and then I have to select to load older posts. People should be able to preset a number of days to preload such as 30 or 60 days, not just 5 posts that were all done in less than an hour. My biggest problem is access to an account for a deceased person. The surviving person or police should have access granted based on a valid police report just like insurance companies or stolen cars with on-star. Last, I saw the story of the 104 year old woman and the fact she can't use her real age. Facebook MUST change to allow her to use her real age!
Crashes too often; doesn't deliver content; push notifications almost never send.
by autermatic on 2013/07/04 16:29
Developers, here's your moneymaker: The more on my newsfeed that I have to scroll through, the more ad content I'm willing to put up with. So; if the person is on my friends list, PUBLISH ALL OF THEIR STATUS UPDATES TO MY NEWSFEED. I only get consistent status updates from maybe four people on my friends list; either you've run everyone else away, or you're failing to deliver status updates from all my friends. (Oh and sometimes the App refuses to load any updates from more than just a day ago. Again: more content means more traffic for your business partners.) If I open a shared link halfway through my news feed, when I return I have to start loading all posts again from the very most-recent. Instead, I'll just stop using FB for the day. (You might have fixed this already, but since I've already almost given up on your App I wouldn't know. I'm sure you're not trying to lose even more consumers though. You'll notice every front-page review from recent dates - ALL of them - are one-star reviews.) Push notifications almost never send -- there is no discernible pattern to why they work sometimes and sometimes don't. When I move from the App to a different App, then re-open Facebook, it will just crash. This results in the previously-mentioned having to re-load all the data on my newsfeed which I've already seen, if I want to continue browsing. Instead I abandon FB for the day.
Privacy policies
by CookMom03 on 2013/10/21 14:39
I love the App and love Facebook! I'd say its perfect other than picture privacy settings! I believe your pictures should be able to be protected to the fullest extent!!! For those that don't care they don't have to put the settings in place, but for us that do care it would be so comforting to know that my pictures cannot be copied, or shared by anyone and can't be even seen by anyone who isn't a friend! I love to share my family events with those I love and with Facebook it's so easy but I worry so much about who can see my pictures through friends pages or by someone that may choose to stalk my page! I keep all settings as private as possible and instead if helping to protect our children and private family photos Facebook is doing the opposite by getting rid of more and more private settings!!! Facebook would get 10 stars in my book if they could make these simple changes that people like me could have the option to make our private life more private!!! There are tons of good people is this world and just as many bad! Child predators, people who steal your photos for fake profiles, people looking for personal information to steal identities, and so many more!! Please fix our Facebook so we can make our stuff more private and feel more secure!!! Not the other way around!!!
What are you talking about???
by Jazarrr on 2012/08/26 20:02
I have no clue what some people are talking about when it comes to some features. You can still save pics.. Just tap and hold the pic. You can still share pics... There is a little icon by the comment and and like buttons. You can search for people other than your friends and the search is much faster than before... Just type a random name and see. You can still delete posts by swiping them sideways. You can set profile pics... Just tap and hold and of your pics or one you're tagged in. You can update existing albums... Just go to album and tap the + in the upper right corner. You lose out on landscape view, but I dont know anyone who actually uses it. You can't update cover pic... But that makes sense because uploading a cover pic on your phone looks COMPLETELY different from when you update from PC. You lose out on being able to tag existing photos but you can tag any new photos you add. App is much faster. Pics are much better and faster to load. New gestures are very nice. You can leave conversations in your inbox (I love that they enabled that... Don't you hate it when someone adds you to some useless convo you don't wanna be in and you couldnt removed yourself till you got home?!). I'd say this is my favorite update thus far. The gain certainly outweighs the loss.
Title
by Nickname17238893215 on 2014/06/24 20:08
This app has been making me very angry. Every time that I get on Facebook through this app, it will randomly go to my home screen. I can't use links because it does the same thing when I click on them. I don't enjoy having to scroll through my newsfeed over again to get to more posts when the app quits on me. Game requests- they are horrible. If I had any interest in playing them, I would have started playing them hundreds of game requests ago. I disabled many of the games I could be notified for, but I am not able to disable them all. Another thing that I dislike is other people liking things and what they liked showing up on my newsfeed. I really don't care if they liked some stupid Teenager Post that I have already seen ten times. Also, I dislike how the chat is set up on the app. Instead of saying which users are currently on Facebook, I have a favorites list. The thing with that list is, it is not based off of how often I message them. I would like to see which users are currently on Facebook, not a random list of people that are not. However, I do like Facebook, I just don't like the Facebook app. The website is amazing on a laptop, just not on most mobile devices. If I were to rate Facebook as a website and not an app, I would give it a higher rating. The app needs a lot of work. The creators of Facebook have almost perfected the website, but haven't perfected the app.
Posting to a friend's wall
by KCMadson on 2013/09/26 16:03
Is it just me or is anyone else having to go through six steps to be able to get to a friend's timeline to post on their wall?? I have no "Friends" list or icon other than by swiping the screen to the left. Then, when I do and find their name and touch it it takes me straight to the Messages screen vice their timeline. If I want to post to their wall I have to touch on their name at the top of the message screen which then tells me about them then I have to touch "More" to get the "View Timeline" option to pop up. Then I have to touch "View Timeline." Wow, finally to their wall! But, lets not forget, there is still one more step before finally being able post something...having to touch "Write Post" (which obviously is no different than before.) But what a pain!! Am I missing something? I realize I am still only operating on iOS6.2 but geez!! I have a handful of navigational icons at the bottom of the Newsfeed screen but none of them say "Friends" or "View a Timeline." Would rather have that than the "More" icon in that row!! Oh, and the other annoyance? ...after going through all those steps, when you're done and go back to the Newsfeed, the picture bubble of the person who's wall you just posted on is now on your screen. You have to do yet one more thing and slide their bubble to the bottom of your screen to make it disappear!! Frustrating!! Either tell me how to accomplish this with minimal steps like before or PLEASE FIX it!
Keeps getting worse
by Thot_Killer7 on 2014/08/11 10:17
I have recently gotten my Facebook hacked and I'm sure it's not the last. I wanted to send my best friend a message on how to help me since I have never gotten hacked but I couldn't because I had to download the stupid Messenger app. I downloaded it. And then I saw my messages blow up and saw that my angry friends were telling me that they have received spam on comments and really weird messages from me that I have never sent. I told them I got hacked and told me it was ok. Then I messaged my friend and he told me to change my password which I did. Then I see that 2 people accepted friend requests I did not send. Then I checked that my hacker had sent over 100 friend requests!!! I had to delete them all and I got a notification that I got blocked from sending requests for a few weeks. Really?!?! I was already having a stressful day and I had to deal with this. The stupid hacker could have read all my messages and private things. Please fix with an antivirus or something like that to prevent future hacks. Another problem I have is with the messenger app. I don't want to download it but now it's MANDATORY to download it. I never had a problem with it as I used a tablet in the past and I would use the chat heads, no problem but I got a new iPod and it won't let me use chat heads. The chat heads were easier as I could stay on the Facebook app and still send messages. I don't want to go from Facebook to another app just to read my messages. Again please fix
Facebook review
by Holiday417 on 2013/02/20 03:56
I am extremely happy to have the Facebook app for on the go. It lets me view most everything. That is one problem, there are some things that do not show up on my news feed on my phone. I don't even know they are there unless I log on using a computer. Examples being birthday notifications and event invitations. Events cannot be made on this feature either. Nor can i modify or delete comments made by other people on anything on my timeline. This can be rather frustrating as people do not always post/comment things I want everyone to see, or that I care to see. Profile pictures cannot be changed on this app. And I'm not sure if it actual Facebook or my phone but I cannot turn my pone sideways to get a wider screen or keypad and I find it extremely frustrating to type on even smaller letters. And one general frustration with Facebook is the news feeds no longer show up in order. I can have a post from 3 days ago and then "just now" and then 3 minutes ago. No apparent order to how they show up. I am pleased with simplicity of adding photos with this app though. Also, upon reading other reviews I have realized the slowing down of the app must be the app itself. This is very frustrating a I cannot view pics or enlarge posts often. I thought it was my Internet, but given he common complaint i see that is not the case.
Some helpful suggestions
by Marisa HB on 2013/06/27 19:32
Easy to use, intuitive, convenient. The couple of areas I would improve upon would be: When a picture is uploaded it is not automatically made public. It's a huge bother to have to remember to go back & change the privacy settings on every single pic individually. I would suggest having an option in Privacy Settings where you can set a default of who can see any pic you upload, then if you wish to modify that, you can. Secondarily, I've noticed that on the mobile FB app you don't have the ability to delete a post. It would be nice to be able to do that. Thirdly, it would be great to be able to edit a status, rather than having to delete & repost. This is especially disappointing when the status already has likes & shares, because those are lost. Lastly, it would be a convenient upgrade if it were possible to add pics to an already posted status. Maybe a button named "add pics" or just use the existing pic icon. For instance, if you posted a status saying you we're somewhere or doing something, and then later on had some pics of that place or activity, it would be great to be able to upload those pics to that status as opposed to creating a new status to post the pics in. Thank you for reading/considering my feedback. :)
Jumping the gun
by Stone Temple Pilot on 2013/07/15 02:42
It's a little slow to update when you re-open it on an iPad. I can't really use it at all on my phone, which is a Droid. It's still okay on my laptop. It would be nice if the interfaces were the same or at least a lot more similar to each other between devices, because some things I can do with the app on my phone (when it worked, anyway) I can't do with the iPad or laptop, and vice versa. Also, the only way to get rid of the number of "Close Friend" updates, I have to open the list with my laptop. I can see the list with my phone and iPad, but it doesn't "count" that I looked at it so it will still say I have X amount of updates I haven't seen. It's a crapshoot to look to see if there really is something new on there or not, plus the list doesn't refresh very well. The "chat heads" don't appear while I'm using another app on my iPad, nor do they hang around on the home screen until dismissed, so I have no idea I have a message until it's too late (I read on my iPad and nothing happens to notify me if I have a new message). Basically, Facebook seems to be adding all sorts of new things, but not making sure that whatever new option they made works and syncs across all platforms before throwing it out there. There should also be more games from Facebook available as apps that sync between devices like Candy Crush Saga and Bubble Witch Saga. Those are the only two that I know of that can synchronize progress between devices.
If I could give zero stars I would
by Tsurratt on 2014/12/02 11:12
This app, in all honesty, deserves at least three, maybe four stars. However, with the multitude of problems that users have with the management of the app from the removal of messages, the attempts to force a second app on us, the near removal of the most recent feature, and horrible loading and freezing times, I think that it's obvious what's going on. Ever since facebook went public, the company and its product has gotten worse and worse. Pages that have nothing wrong with them are flagged and blocked because some people don't like the message. Ads are everywhere, and facebook decided that ad space is more important than friend updates. This is no longer a social media site; its a social experimentation site. Facebook has been caught experimenting on users through newsfeed manipulation before, and I wouldn't be surprised if that's what all of this nonsense is. The problems that everyone has are easily circumvented, but it's a waste of time and space. Forcing people into a message app is an attempt to create more revenue. Removing the most recent and assaulting users with ads is an attempt to create revenue. I guarantee you mark zuckerberg doesn't use this app; he probably has the app we all want this one to be. As soon as another social media site comes out with the same features, and it will be soon, Facebook will start down the same road MySpace and the chat rooms from the old days went: into the archives.
FB new update
by Miasavlei on 2014/12/20 00:05
I use FB daily usually & for the most part I enjoy it. I have a few issues with the constant blocking me from friend requesting just because a couple people may say they don't know me since you give them that option now so you think I'm spamming. Ridiculous! & block me from FB altogether sometimes & you say it's for 30 days but it ends up being closer to 60 or more. & if I choose to deactivate my account temporarily, you delete my photo album & other criteria & I struggle to get it all back again. & other glitches in your imperfect system. But regarding the new update, there are pros & cons, mainly sometimes it won't let you create a new photo album & upload to it. Sometimes it won't let you delete comments on threads. It won't let you do much of what you could before. The only positive thing I can say about it is that it gives you the option to speed back up to top to new posts in newsfeed & speed down to new comments on threads. Though you slide around too much viewing pics. Personally, my main complaint is that it won't let me see 'most recent' posts. Instead, it shows in my newsfeed what FB thinks I want to see. In turn, I miss tons of my friend's posts. I have to go to their page to see their activity. Just show us everyone, not just some people! More cons than pros but hey, FB is free huh? For now anyway. Peace!
It works, mostly.
by foold on 2011/05/20 00:38
For starters let me say that when the Facebook app works, it works well. With the small exception of not being able to tag people in posts (a feature that would be a GREAT addition) you can do most everything else that you could do on a regular computer. However, it only works 60% of the time. If its not being slow, laggy, or otherwise unresponsive, its randomly logging you out (and I do stress RANDOMLY, I can find no pattern in the log outs). Getting back in is just as difficult, involving quitting the app via the quick switch menu accessed by double tapping the home button, but only AFTER you have typed in your information and waited at least 10 seconds to make sure you don't receive the all to frequent "try again later" message. The notification system is poor at best, showing some notifications but not others. Looking at, and commenting on photos is a nightmare, don't even bother using the app for that. The one redeeming feature that makes the app worthwhile is the creepy-if-you-think-about-it-too-hard "check in" system, which works fairly well. For all it's flaws, however, the app remains superior to trying to use the iPhone browser, and in the end it IS a free app. If I were paying for it, I'd be outraged. But I'm not, so I'm not. I can only hope that they fix the bugs in the system especially the relatively recent one of randomly logging out.
Just awful!
by <3 <3 Taylor on 2015/10/10 16:23
I went to write a review because of how frustrated I am with Facebook and this app. I see that I already gave you a 1 star review several years ago when the app was brand new. It's sad that all these years later it's not getting any better. The useless changes being made to Facebook are frustrating and annoying to say the least. How hard is it to see every single post in real time?! Everyone I know has complained about this since you all changed it to "top stories". It just gets worse. It's terrible that you don't even listen to the people actually using the service. --------- Seriously, don't bother downloading til all the bugs are fixed. This app used to be the only one I really loved. Now it frustrates me to no end. I get push notifications HOURS after someone comments. This app currently says I have 3 notifications when I don't... And it won't go away. It's crashed on me several times. My news feed won't update even when it says it was last updated just seconds ago. It shows posts from yesterday still. Now when I click on See More it opens a new page instead of just showing me the last line of a post like it used to. The little + used to hit like or comment no longer works for me. I can now only like or comment on a post if someone else already has. Constantly glitchy when I scroll through the newsfeed. Freezes all the time. Please fix this before I go crazy!!!! I'm about to delete the whole thing...
"See More" link is Utter Fail!
by Kat*6 on 2016/03/11 03:01
I've already been required to select the "See More" link a ridiculous number of times, just in order to read Comments. It often Does Not Open the Comment at all but opens Another Page. Tap again and then it opens a Third Page! Just to read one Comment on one Post! And then you have to close out numerous Pages to get back to the News Feed! OMG make it stop! Ruined the flow and enjoyment of reading comments. I just say forget it now. Who cares. Taking way too long to scroll through and read by See More and too many pages opening. Who thought this was a good idea? Also the See More is too close to the Like button directly under it which may get selected by mistake. I have to make a determined effort to place my thumb at just the right location to hopefully and eventually actually open ONE lousy Comment. These are female thumbs. I can't imagine the frustration of a man with larger hands. Please put it back the way it was. Like another commenter wrote, the design went backwards, or degraded, not improved. Not to mention I agree with all the statements about taking forever to load an article due to the barrage of ads and you're waiting forever, and then it crashes the App completely. You have to reload from scratch and go searching to see if you can find the article or just give up. I do not want to be constantly updating. Def not every 2 weeks!
New and recurring problems with every update
by Nefretari2 on 2012/04/14 00:37
With every update I keep hoping that it will get better, but I am consistently disappointed. The latest update, 4.1.1, is terrible! I get notification indicators, but I can't see my notifications, it's incredibly slow, and keeps crashing. I should not have to keep logging out then back in to make it work. I also should not have to keep deleting and reinstalling all the time either. Another complaint that I have has to do with the sorting of my newsfeed (all updates since the introduction of Timeline).I like seeing my friends' most recent posts, which is why I dislike that the default sort is Top Stories. I follow some news pages, and with the sort defaulting to Top Stories the post that I really care about, those posted by my friends, are buried way down at the bottom of my feed. I would prefer the default to be Most Recent, with the option to choose Top Stories. Especially since the app tends to freeze or crash before I can't scroll down to what I find important. I DON'T NEED FACEBOOK TO TELL ME WHAT'S IMPORTANT! I know what's important to me, and no matter how complicated of an algorithm is written, it will never be able to intuit that. I understand that this is a free app for a free site, but honestly, I would be willing to pay a couple of bucks for the app if it meant that the product was reliable and bug free. I also know that no one at Facebook will actually read this, but one can always hope.
Disappointed but hopeful
by Muzkwriter on 2013/01/19 11:16
I find it annoying that I am limited to Like and Comment, instead of being able to share pictures and statuses. Also I don't like that the feed is random rather than chronological. I think I preferred just going through the Internet, rather than the iPad app for Facebook. Well, FB asked me to rate it, but it already had this comment before I started. (It may be a comment I made sometime ago!) I do find that they have improved some opportunities to share, but it seems to be random. I prefer chronological and I do prefer making my own choices from a set selection. Still haven't figured out the privacy settings, too many questionable hoops to jump through. FB is such a big endeavor, I guess they are still sorting and developing. Categorizations: the Encouragers, the Crazies, the Lonely, the Moms trying to keep up with their families' lives, the Networkers, the Scalpers, the Wicked, the curious, and the bored kids. Love is needed, and I am thinking that only the perfect love of Jesus will do! Thanks FB for inventing this social media, trusting that you will keep improving! I think that the FB iPad app has improved, but keep working, because the iPad is fun, yet addictive. I never dreamed I could be a techie at 65. :-)
Ok but needs some work
by fireflyhmk on 2012/11/17 16:57
There are several things going awry with this app. I have to go between the app and safari to get things done. It typically works better from safari for most things. There are such inconsistency's between the two. The app should be up to date and super awesome compared to the mobile site version. Some things I can recall are... The newsfeed isn't always up to date not to mention you can't stop following someone from your phone. As well it seems to zone in on the same ppl. Out of all my friends why do I only get to see a handful of them? I've missed engagements, births etc. Fb should reclassify what qualifies for "important". Picture tagging doesn't work. Events are a disaster. If you RSVP no, you can't write a post any longer. You can't share events with friends most times and it won't let you add invitees for events. Pretty sure you can't create an event from your phone unless using safari. (I get confused which one will do what!) and you aren't able to change the event picture at all. Also I think there should be a way to add event to your calendar. (google calendar would be great) Can't delete or edit post from app, have to go to safari for that. I don't have issues with it crashing as others have mentioned. Functions fine just has some user friendly things that would be helpful if improved.
READ VERY TRUE
by Lola lowsen on 2012/11/22 21:56
ok it is good a little different than website and in a bad way website better but the app is still good but needs an update and I prefer the website I think you will because te website is way better and easier to use but if you are always on the go and just need to see what your friends are up to then this app is great but I think the app should use an update because can take a wile to load but with the latest update it has been a lot faster when loading but the app should be updated so if u are always at home use the website if u r always on the go the app will be fine I am giving it three stars because the website is better an this app can take some time to load but as I said with the latest update it is a lot faster than before but if u don't want to go through the trouble of looking up Facebook or something than this app is perfect oh and FYI Facebook is so last year if you want to be hip and cool get instagram it has never crashed on me and loads right away so check out instagram or twitter celebrities aren't on Facebook or never post so if all u want to do is keep track of celebrities then go on twitter which is kinda 6 months ago and instagram is def in and hip celebs are on both but NOT Facebook for all of u who read my review thank you I know it's long but at least it tells u what's in and what's out
Two-Facedbook
by SeanZillaSF on 2013/02/06 13:59
When there's an app (or 2 or 3 or 5) to access FB mobile, it might be a clue that brings to mind the Mother of Invention. "Quickly" allows you to change your header (but can't access photos from your mobile device). Then there's messenger, etc. Yeah, FB is fine, it's fun, but the app is soooo slow! I've yet to find info on how to make it faster. It's usually the app and very inconsistent. 1/6 of the time it's great. Not a good average in a world that asking us to move at light speed. I've finally started to explore Google+. It's geared more for adults. That said, 5 years in, I'll always love FB. Finally, my greatest concern is the lack of privacy. When you read mainstream articles about FB co-owners skipping town over taxes owed, or the gathering of personal info and trends, and when you you hear that employers are demanding your FB password, it tells you your living in a very creepy world. Marks great, and incredibly generous and a friend to the right side of history, so I do appreciate this powerhouse being socially responsible. However, anyone that thought FB was worth even 25% of what it went public for is an astronomical idiot. And please don't get me started in Billion Dollar Baby, INSTAGRAM. They alleged they don't technically own everything you post, but why else buy an app that filters are being mimicked left and right? Frankly in surprised Getry Images hasn't bought the lot. Signed, The Village Idiot.
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