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Keeping up with friends is faster than ever. • See what friends are up to • share updates, photos and videos • Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts • Text, chat and have group conversations • 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.
Breaking bad
by Mustafa.luay on 2016/02/10 09:38
It consume battery life
GIFs
by Naimforreal on 2016/02/10 08:48
Why do we have to use messenger
Bugs
by Thatonemexicandude on 2016/02/10 08:19
I can't open many pages of the app without it crashing on me, and occasionally (I'm not sure how) opening up my Phone app. It's getting really frustrating and I don't understand how something that was fine a week ago could suddenly develop so many problems.
Horrible!!!
by Saini9090 on 2016/02/10 07:47
None of the links load or open!!! For example when you tap on an article it just won't load or open!!! It's the Most frustrating part, I hate it!
Needs Drastic Improvement
by Hemidogg426 on 2016/02/10 07:15
It uses up a lot of battery power on any phone and this app uses the most memory out of any app I have and I have a lot of apps. They drastically need to improve these two issues plus many other issues others have complained about. I will be using the web version for now with a bookmark on my home screen until until these to big issues are solved. No Facebook, you haven't solved them even though in the recent past you said you have. Many people are still deleting the app and using the web version and seeing drastic improvements in their battery life and save some memory on their phone too. I will download the app again once these issues are really fixed.
Complete Resource Hog
by LoNBoY420 on 2016/02/10 07:15
Have a battery? You'll need 5 backup batteries for this app!
Really bad updates
by GF.wanted on 2016/02/10 06:42
More lags more processing more ram and more battery using
Too much
by ThatGuyDon on 2016/02/10 06:15
The app is too large. I keep running out of space for it on my phone. Why is the app say 92.2 mb and then it actually takes up 600+ mb? That's unnecessary. Please fix that.
Crashing.
by jamieallheart on 2016/02/10 05:45
This is terrible. Updates don't even do anything. Messenger crashes a lot also and it's really annoying. Everytime I'm scrolling trough my feed it'll just crash on me and return to the home screen.
Latest Update
by Crae cray on 2016/02/10 05:08
Please update again!!! It's not working for people with 6s's. It's frustrating!!!! 😩😤😢
Terrible
by Danikool on 2016/02/10 05:04
Drains so much battery! I'm seeing a 25-30% improvement in battery life after deleting this stupid time wasting app.
Crashes constantly
by HellatøpAF on 2016/02/10 04:43
Title says it all, crashes immediately upon opening. Finally just deleted the app because it was useless.
Nothing changed
by Toni Crosby 27 on 2016/02/10 04:29
I can't go live and I updated my iPhone and the system
Controlling
by Ghgfh4456 on 2016/02/10 04:18
Ever since the update Fb is now asking me to upload my government of and for what? No way in hell. So I'm deleting it forget it I'll start over elsewhere!!
Still like Facebook
by Arditatan on 2016/02/10 04:01
I like this app even though no one is in it all the time
New update has made app unusable!
by Honourbrite on 2016/02/10 03:59
I am using FB on an iPhone 6 Plus; I have always had minimal issues with the app, but the new update has made the app totally unusable! It crashes every minute or so, and won't load anything. The screen often goes black and shuts down my entire phone. I have had to delete FB off my phone to get it to stop crashing, and it still doesn't work. Please fix this, I'm to the point I don't want to use it
6S+
by Inky2011 on 2016/02/10 03:54
It does not work at all for my iPhone 6s+!!!! Ugh I really hate it! Crash after crash after crash! Please fix soon!!!
Good but a suggestion
by Undertakerulz10 on 2016/02/10 03:35
Have had no problems with the app. But what would be a nice little feature is to save our videos (that we posted) to our camera roll. That shouldn't be too hard, would it?
Group issues
by Group issues 12 on 2016/02/10 03:28
When I open Facebook and go to groups, when I open up a Yard Sale site, my posts do not show up andin some instances, the site will not allow me to post.
Fix this stupid app
by Kococlock on 2016/02/10 03:22
Fix this stupid app, loads slower then hell anymore. Half or more of my friends can't see my post, it's slow, lags and my iPhone fights with this app. For crying out loud we have a iPhone one of the best phones on the market. And it has a hard time to loading this app. Get it together Facebook.
Seriously?
by chronomega on 2016/02/10 03:21
I rarely go out of my way to write a review but for an app I use daily that's practically now unusable I'll make an exception. "Recent" posts? I'd like to be able to see the most recent posts in chronological order. What's this top story meshed with recent garbage? Why you kill my battery? 👿
Missing MySpace!
by GestW on 2016/02/10 02:41
This stupid app uses so much space on my phone and it's slow and I honestly don't think that Facebook cares what we think.
Facebook is a "crashing" mess
by Grammy arl on 2016/02/10 02:34
Facebook keeps crashing wig the new upgrade!!!! I hope this gets fixed very soon. It looks like A Lot of people are affected.
App
by Rjimenez96 on 2016/02/10 02:24
Best app ever
DO NOT HAVE "ALBUM" OPTION WHEN UPLOADING PICS
by Nandjeosidbfvgauaka on 2016/02/10 02:16
BIG PROBLEM MUST BE FIXED
Irritating it keeps crashing
by Sambhgfc on 2016/02/10 01:47
It is so irritating ever since I updated my Facebook I can't get on it without it crashing right away or lagging and then crashing. :/
Marketplace on IPhone 6+
by Zach135 on 2016/02/10 01:36
I have never had issues with Facebook and have been complacent how everything was set up. My marketplace shortcut has not been working. I even have had good service and wifi. I have the newest update on my IPhone 6+. All of my sale pages go there and not notifications.
Crashes when I try to comments a pic
by Que sarah, sarah on 2016/02/10 01:22
If I try to upload a photo/meme/gif of the comments of any post or status with my 6s it crashes the app and doesn't post. Pretty annoying, it's a recent development so I wish it would be resolved.
It should be called, "A Sample of Facebook!" not Facebook
by Inthegarden on 2016/02/10 00:55
What is the reason for making notifications disappear after you get 24 notifications. Everyone's news is important to me! If I wait 6 hours to catch up on my friend's news, things that I haven't seen but are older than 2 hours old disappear for a day or so. I want a full version of Facebook without using a browser! And add that is crashes like crazy!
Update
by The awesome magician on 2016/02/10 00:26
I think you should make an update where you can save videos to your camera roll.
Won't load links
by jenak88 on 2016/02/10 00:19
Since update it won't load any link I press
New update won't work for iPhone 5s
by solo0987654 on 2016/02/10 00:02
Must be fixed
Cannot download
by Mikecavs on 2016/02/09 23:59
App bugged out with latest update so I deleted it. Now I cannot download it as it shows the stop symbol with no other option...
Keeps Crashing
by Tiffanyhvj on 2016/02/09 23:55
Cannot get app to stay open. Every time I open the app, it appears to be either running or just shows me a grey screen and never loads. If it does load (very rare occasions) it crashes and goes back to my home screen immediately. I have tried restarting my phone several times, deleting the app and re downloading it and now it is just at a point where it shows the app in my purchases on the cloud, but it will not even download now. It quickly dashes the arrow down as if it is downloading and quickly changes back to the cloud. 👎🏼
Videos don't play
by Colinious Priestophelus on 2016/02/09 23:33
There has not been a single time recently where I have been able to get through an entire video without it buffering. This was never a problem before a month ago. It's frustrating to never been able to finish what I've started watching.
Spammy app invites can't be blocked
by ILikeApps333 on 2016/02/09 23:33
There is no way to block spammy app invited. Tapping the invite launches the App Store. Terrible. Should have a block button for types of invites. Zuck yourself FB
New update breaks it
by Redmonkeywine on 2016/02/09 22:51
I can't post from my phone, not at all. No pictures or even a thought. I can read what others have posted and can still post from my computer if I really want to, but attempts to create a post from my phone freezes everything till I delete the app and reinstall it. I must have reinstalled about a dozen times. I'm actually about to give up on Facebook altogether, it's just not usable like this.
Every since the update
by Flux_Capacitor0 on 2016/02/09 22:36
I can't even open the app anymore. It just closes itself before anything loads.
Still sucking
by RizzosMom on 2016/02/09 22:36
Recent update suckage! Freezing when I try to post anything new. I have to close the app and hope it's not gone when I reopen. It's not a bad app. But this is the only way to actually get an answer or resolution. Hopefully the next update improves things.
Not good
by Bdbdufjeydkhfgvdhhg on 2016/02/09 22:32
I downloaded this app for the related video's option it has, i erased it literally 2 minutes after downloading it. I clicked on the notification part, right away, it was acting up. The deletion part was erasing old notifications, it was opening up random apps, and highlighting text. Give it no stars. I have the IPhone 6
Sharing changed for the worse.
by Tittees bouncin on 2016/02/09 22:15
I can't share to a specific persons wall anymore and I can't share via messenger anymore either. Why take that away?? Doesn't make sense.
Battery Drain!!!! 100%-45% in the matter of minutes!!
by dathandagostino on 2016/02/09 22:08
FB MUST address this. My two iPhones (6 & new 6s) as well as my friends iPhone 6 goes from 100% to 60-45% in the matter of light to average usage within 30mins without using other apps!!!!!!! With all FB's money they should be able to create a better light app without killing battery!!!
Blank screen
by Cheryl824 on 2016/02/09 21:59
Latest: the "continue reading" bar that pops up won't allow you to load remaining article. Keeps loading the first posting. This keeps getting worse rather than better. Update: the new Coffee Kpods ad will not let you scroll in Linked Safari uploads. Keeps reloading screen. Newest bug fixes and update has done nothing to address problems. Get new programers and QC personnel who will address posted problems. !!! This continues to be a problem on iPad app. The screen goes blank when you load a post that jumps you to Safari. Takes forever to load if you're lucky. If it loads takes forever to be able to scroll page and then most times the screen goes blank and will not reload. Annoying when you want or need to read something. Most of this has got to be happening because of reloading the quantum amount of ads and extranious videos.
Profile Viewing Issues
by Sam_review on 2016/02/09 21:51
I don't usually have problems with Facebook, but I would like to report the one I am having so that it can be corrected. Whenever I view my profile, none of my posts from 2016 appear. I have not altered the privacy settings, nor have I deleted any posts. I have made at least five posts this year (uploaded pictures, changed my profile picture, etc.), and I did not experience this problem until recently. Other people can view what I have posted, but I cannot.
Broadcasting live from Facebook on Facebook
by Jerle T on 2016/02/09 21:29
Does broadcasting live on Facebook from Facebook only work for the iPhone 6s, because I have the iPhone 6plus & can't seem to broadcast live or don't know how, and I updated the app?
Major Drain of Battery and crashes
by Bamascan on 2016/02/09 20:54
The Facebook App is a major battery drain. This needs to be fixed. Crashes multiple times.
Used to work, crashes constantly
by Cheekytita on 2016/02/09 20:47
No longer works. Crashes upon opening as of this morning!! Also tried removing and reloading app. No go!! Seriously guys? What ever happened to testing?
Annoying crashing
by BT5678 on 2016/02/09 20:46
If I could rate this NO stars I would. This last update is completely terrible. Sometimes my Facebook won't even load up. It'll show a black screen, then shut down. If I'm able to get it to load up, it only works for a moment then it crashes and never reopen. It's very stressful and I'm over it 😡😤 I have a iPhone 6 Plus
Video sticks after latest update
by Omz driver on 2016/02/09 20:32
When playing a video, the video will either stick or show a black screen while the audio continues
Horrible update!!!!
by Gfvghfd on 2016/02/09 20:18
NEWSFEED WILL NOT UPDATE!! Have to delete the app then download it again for it to update correctly! FIX THIS
Facebook live
by Chel.Chelle.Chel on 2016/02/09 20:03
Still have yet to get the update on the Facebook live but other than that I think it works fine
Crashing
by Kirbbbbbbbb on 2016/02/09 19:57
Crashes a lot! I've tried to open the app numerous times and when I do it'll begin to load and then it just automatically closes. I've deleted the app and have tried to reinstall it and it won't work. Overall just very disappointing.
App gone
by Sarah Arnesen on 2016/02/09 19:13
Did the latest update and several things went wrong. It made my phone shut up. Deleted my Facebook app. Can't open the app. I wish they would just leave the app alone. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Battery
by Kik Mom on 2016/02/09 18:28
Completely destroys my battery
Profile Update?
by Sed1024 on 2016/02/09 18:08
I have the latest version of IOS and I have done every fb update but for some reason I still have the old Facebook set up. When I log into my husbands profile from my phone it shows the updated version however when I log into mine it shows the old version. How do I fix this?
Crashing is all it does.
by Boiler11 on 2016/02/09 18:06
After updating all the app does is crash immediately after it opens. Deleted and downloaded it again and the same thing, crashes a second after it opens.
Serious battery drain
by Deepti Kollipara on 2016/02/09 17:36
Facebook app drains appox 30% battery consistently even though I use it occasionally. Fix it. Using iOS9.2.1 on iPhone 6S.
Keeps shutting down
by Angela Champion on 2016/02/09 17:25
Please check now and fix bugs.. I can't even scroll down.. My Facebook keeps shutting down #nothappy
You Get What You Paid For Zero
by HazelNut3777 on 2016/02/09 17:19
This app is the worst I ever downloaded and Facebook should be embarrassed to put their name on this app. New Updates has made made App nonfunctional it won't open. It had crashed about 50 times and each time I update app it gets worse and worse. It freezes up, it kicks me out of app, the app was recently down for two days, I had to delete app and reinstall app again to work, my posts disappear, I can't watch posted videos from friends without app freezing up or not playing videos. The is only good for quicks status updates and view posts for friends. I uninstalled App because it doesn't work on my phone.
Posts from 2016 NUISSANCE
by axdj123 on 2016/02/09 16:34
"Posts from 2016" bar is blocking ~10 days of content on my profile wall. Why is it not before the first post of 2016? Why is it between January and February? WHY DOES IT NOT GO AWAY? I also accessed on desktop—same problem—but at least I could click a "show more" button. The app is hard set and you can't see the posts or activity on them at all. This is totally unacceptable. FIX THIS NOW. Deleting til then.
Please fix
by Jeanniekess on 2016/02/09 16:15
Can not download the App! I had to delete mine because it kept crashing.
Help
by Jewely48 on 2016/02/09 16:13
Great app but I kicks me out help
Kills your battery and storage
by Sunnydalight on 2016/02/09 15:52
Uses a crazy amount of data and uses so much power.
Crashbook
by padmeCB on 2016/02/09 14:53
Oh, you want to open an article...crash. Oh, you want to look at a video...crash. This problem has happened for the last year (I believe 2 updates - but I have it set to auto update so I'm not sure how many updates have occurred since it started). However, I do know that it just keeps going down hill. I end up just looking up articles in the search engine instead of using fb. What's the point?
iOS 9.2.1 update with Facebook
by _2trippy on 2016/02/09 14:49
It's not loading and it just stays blank
Inexcusably power-hungry
by bcambron on 2016/02/09 14:47
Despite many updates, the Facebook app continues to cause significant battery drain due to background activity.
Just want to report a bug
by K1748299194829927373 on 2016/02/09 14:26
I'm not able to share a post in a private message anymore.
Love it 😃😃
by What the F•••• on 2016/02/09 14:16
I use Facebook the most I been on Facebook since 5 Years ago it's amazing I love Facebook. I love it so much ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💜💜💜💙💙💙💚💚💚💚💙💙💚💚💛💛💛💛💛💛😃😃😃😃😃😃💙💙💙😃😃😃😃😃❤️❤️❤️❤️😃😃😃😃😃😃
Most Recent
by Mikki1968 on 2016/02/09 13:36
Why isn't most recent the default. And now when you touch to refresh most recent it still doesn't reset. It's very very annoying.
Demasiadas actualizaciones
by Jesuswx14 on 2016/02/09 13:21
Hola buen día, no estoy de acuerdo con las actualizaciones constancias que están haciendo, se ven cosas nuevas como a la vez hacen que la app sea demasiada cargada y pese mucho más. Cada semana están sacando actualizaciones absurdas.
Awesome!
by Kentavious on 2016/02/09 13:10
Great app! Update fixed many issues. Thanks!
Crashing
by Dadee LongDeek on 2016/02/09 12:59
All it's been doing is crashing on me lately..I can't even see my page because it just keeps kicking me out..fix it please
Crash Alert
by allisonlane22 on 2016/02/09 12:30
Literally everytime I try to open the app it crashes.. I haven't been able to get on fb since the new update occurred. Please fix this!
Unspecific friend
by Chrisco01 on 2016/02/09 11:14
Do not like new update. FB...let me pick who gets my posts. Bring back "Specific Friends" and let me decide. I do not share everything with everyone!
Worse than ever
by Nathan Bertsch on 2016/02/09 10:45
Twice this week I've clicked a story in my feed, and the crappy browser fails to load it, or it loads for 5 seconds and then the screen goes white. When I go back, my scrolling won't work, and then I realize the whole phone is frozen. How about instead of updating it to what you THINK we want, go back to what you had with what we KNOW we want.
Update is a failure
by mandy669 on 2016/02/09 09:31
Facebook will open with a black screen show the home page for a moment then exits, yet the app is still "running" in the background, perhaps overloaded with forced ad content downloads and metadata collection uploads
Frequently crashed!
by jebonjun on 2016/02/09 08:37
Hello mark and the facebook team.. I would like to share my experience during use of the current facebook apps in my ipad 2.. Before this, the apps just nice and haven't crashed even once. However, the latest updated apps crashed the apps during facebook video playback and also during scrolling from top to the bottom. I hope you guys can update the apps as i love the apps very much. Thank you mark and facebook team.
App won't load!
by luvbug_ray on 2016/02/09 08:16
After all the latest updates, the app won't load. I deleted it after it kept crashing, and now... Nothing. Keep it simple, Facebook....
I can't even give it a star
by kebo25 on 2016/02/09 07:44
I would give Facebook zero stars but to submit the review I have to at least give it a 1. Facebook crashes constantly. I go back in and within a minute it crashes again! I deleted my app and tried to download it again hoping that it would fix the problem and it doesn't. So for now I guess I'll be taking a much needed break from Facebook.
Can't share videos through messenger!
by yiselcova on 2016/02/09 07:32
Why is it that now when I click "share" on a video through my phone it no longer gives me the option to send through a personal message? It only sends me straight to posting it on my wall. Please fix this glitch to how it used to be. This is very inconvenient :(
Come On FB!! Why you guys keep doing that?
by FinalCutProXUser4Life! on 2016/02/09 06:46
Why my previous settings went back to default settings again after I updated this app? Come on FB! Why you guys keep doing that?! I don't get it. I also noticed this app drained battery life (20%) every day on my iPhone 6 Plus (Hmp!)😡So I deleted both apps (FB & Messenger) and use the FB in Safari instead. 😤I can send messages faster there without using those apps. anyway! So much better. It works the same way as the app. 😝Goodbye FB apps! 😡😝
Poorly tested
by utollwi09 on 2016/02/09 06:11
They need a larger QA team. With iOS the environment is pretty stable - almost everyone has the latest OS and one of a handful of devices. Why do so many bugs make it to production? At the moment links don't work and display in the Facebook browse. You have to copy the URL from the app and use a browse like Safari or Chrome.
Keeps crashing!!!!
by Christian_girl1 on 2016/02/09 06:06
Recently the app keeps crashing and it's getting really annoying....please fix soon!!!
Force closes
by TheRoyalOne on 2016/02/09 06:04
App force closes every time I try to post a picture
Suddenly Stopped Opening
by Fgbyhigjff on 2016/02/09 04:55
The app (for me) has suddenly stopped opening. I tap it and the app just closes.. Should I re-download? Other than that, the app works just fine.
App keeps crashing
by QuilaMe on 2016/02/09 04:49
The header is self explanatory it keeps crashing I've restarted my phone multiple times and even tried deleting and downloading over again that doesn't work ..,, FIX IT NOW!!!
App frozen
by Sir Shards Alot on 2016/02/09 04:44
1st app told me it needs to update after I already updated it. Now the app doesn't work at all. Looks like a bullseye instead of the letter F. Also It won't allow me to delete the app from my iPhone from settings or from X-ing the icon. I cannot re-download the app because it says I already have it. I've tried to update from iTunes but crashes every time after 3/4 of updating!!! "Janky" Facebook app this go around! Pure junk I tell you!
iPhone 6+, newest update (February 8th, 2016)
by 73666183945 on 2016/02/09 04:37
So yeah. It doesn't work at all. App won't respond to force deletion, and is stuck in a seemingly endless cycle Of downloading. Crashes when attempting to open. Literally does not Work. Couple that with apples garbage updates for Anyone with anything Less then a 6s, and you got a solid failure on all accounts.
Can't Broadcast Live
by BossEli1 on 2016/02/09 03:56
I have a apple device and im still unable to broadcast live on my facebook...Please Fix!!!
Hambone
by Securitybone on 2016/02/09 03:41
Why do every time I do and update I have to have wifi.
Awful.
by yoursally on 2016/02/09 03:35
This app uses up most of my battery. Even when I'm not in the app. It's better just to delete this app and use safari. Smh.
Facebook sharing
by Devin downing1111 on 2016/02/09 03:13
I HATE how now when you hit the share button on a post it makes you write one, PLEASE change it back because now I wish I didn't update the app.
Great app
by Mageru9 on 2016/02/09 02:45
It's a great app, I use it every day.
Battery Concerns
by Joshua T. N. on 2016/02/09 02:42
Unresolved battery issues means that this app will keep receiving a one star review. Features (necessary or otherwise) will always be sidelined by a battery-draining concern which keeps me from using this app as much as I would prefer.
Battery
by Jborbons on 2016/02/09 02:33
App is killing battery life . I shouldn't be using more battery while the app is closed than when in use . I've decided to delete the app till its fixed .
Great app
by Island Girl 671 on 2016/02/09 02:25
Is there a way that we are able to make a private folder for things we want to save and for "only me" to see? I would love to be able to make a private folder to save recipes etc... And be able to find them later easily under a single folder 😊
Needs major improvement
by Ozogirl on 2016/02/09 01:59
WHAT ARE YOU UPDATING? My feed is littered with posts from ppl I don't even know! Apparently when one of my friends "likes" or comments on a public status, I see it in my feed too. It's deceiving and pointless. I don't care about a stranger's post or if my friends communicate with them. Stop clogging the feed with pointless crap!
Battery drain
by infomom on 2016/02/09 01:41
What's up? Please stop the background usage. I want just the straight app, no frills, so that I don't have to watch the battery count down.
Slow, kills my battery. Safari works better.
by Juan Guapo on 2016/02/09 01:34
You really are better off just using Safari. The FB app kills your battery pretty badly, even when you aren't using it.
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
Put back the change the timeline picture on iOS devices change cover photo on iOS back I can't log in I see my post on my wall but not on my stream I wish I can change my cover photo to the app Can you add and change timeline cover photos How do I change my cover photo on my iOS device? Adelante Adam and the app say what you were doing please It's not working on the app idea what you're right what you're doing Nothing is showing up on my newsfeed what's happening Underbite see what you doing at in the category for celebrities and on the pages today like the app crashes when I try to push timeline Adding the app say what you doing Write what you adumbrate what you are doing on the app like listening to drinking watching a movie or TV show eating and how are you feeling that would be awesome Under listening to Adanon automatically from your iPod library that would be cool I'm girl are listening to Adam and a microphone icon and what people are listening to under watching at in the camera feature to scan what people are watching on TV and movies and celebrities and Adam and topics under Schlitter you say what you're doing automatically under listening to watching beating you eating and playing automatically add those activities in from different apps that are requiring you to sign into Facebook that would be I can't download the update on my iPod touch cool and easier
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.
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!!
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.
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. :)
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.
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.
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...
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.
Love my Facebook
by Wanda-hoondi hoonda-wandi on 2013/01/01 02:33
I am an original user... Signed up when it first came out to keep in touch with my friends overseas. It was great. We had used many formats to try to accomplish this. None had lasted or if they have, they weren't effective at keeping us in contact. Fb has been awesome. Then, just when I had found all the friends I thought possible, I came across an old school friend. It was like winning the lottery. Through this one friend, I found a jackpot of friends from long ago, and got to see how people were doing as well as their families. By this time Fb was on the move and people were signing up left and right. I found a whole new group of overseas friends who hadn't been on Fb originally. Then, alas, this last election season, I was able to meet people who share my ideas and have similar thoughts and take action on them. It's very exciting. I think the privacy is excellent! Children are not allowed, and when they get onto fb, their parents almost always know (which makes it a bad parent issue, not an Internet issue). I hope I have made my point. I hope Fb lasts. We love the free games, love the sharing of pics, status, bdays, it's better than sending emails. Thank u Zuck, I think you are doing fine.
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Why do we have to use messenger
Bugs
by Thatonemexicandude on 2016/02/10 08:19
I can't open many pages of the app without it crashing on me, and occasionally (I'm not sure how) opening up my Phone app. It's getting really frustrating and I don't understand how something that was fine a week ago could suddenly develop so many problems.
Horrible!!!
by Saini9090 on 2016/02/10 07:47
None of the links load or open!!! For example when you tap on an article it just won't load or open!!! It's the Most frustrating part, I hate it!
Needs Drastic Improvement
by Hemidogg426 on 2016/02/10 07:15
It uses up a lot of battery power on any phone and this app uses the most memory out of any app I have and I have a lot of apps. They drastically need to improve these two issues plus many other issues others have complained about. I will be using the web version for now with a bookmark on my home screen until until these to big issues are solved. No Facebook, you haven't solved them even though in the recent past you said you have. Many people are still deleting the app and using the web version and seeing drastic improvements in their battery life and save some memory on their phone too. I will download the app again once these issues are really fixed.
Complete Resource Hog
by LoNBoY420 on 2016/02/10 07:15
Have a battery? You'll need 5 backup batteries for this app!
Really bad updates
by GF.wanted on 2016/02/10 06:42
More lags more processing more ram and more battery using
Too much
by ThatGuyDon on 2016/02/10 06:15
The app is too large. I keep running out of space for it on my phone. Why is the app say 92.2 mb and then it actually takes up 600+ mb? That's unnecessary. Please fix that.
Crashing.
by jamieallheart on 2016/02/10 05:45
This is terrible. Updates don't even do anything. Messenger crashes a lot also and it's really annoying. Everytime I'm scrolling trough my feed it'll just crash on me and return to the home screen.
Latest Update
by Crae cray on 2016/02/10 05:08
Please update again!!! It's not working for people with 6s's. It's frustrating!!!! 😩😤😢
Terrible
by Danikool on 2016/02/10 05:04
Drains so much battery! I'm seeing a 25-30% improvement in battery life after deleting this stupid time wasting app.
Crashes constantly
by HellatøpAF on 2016/02/10 04:43
Title says it all, crashes immediately upon opening. Finally just deleted the app because it was useless.
Nothing changed
by Toni Crosby 27 on 2016/02/10 04:29
I can't go live and I updated my iPhone and the system
Controlling
by Ghgfh4456 on 2016/02/10 04:18
Ever since the update Fb is now asking me to upload my government of and for what? No way in hell. So I'm deleting it forget it I'll start over elsewhere!!
Still like Facebook
by Arditatan on 2016/02/10 04:01
I like this app even though no one is in it all the time
New update has made app unusable!
by Honourbrite on 2016/02/10 03:59
I am using FB on an iPhone 6 Plus; I have always had minimal issues with the app, but the new update has made the app totally unusable! It crashes every minute or so, and won't load anything. The screen often goes black and shuts down my entire phone. I have had to delete FB off my phone to get it to stop crashing, and it still doesn't work. Please fix this, I'm to the point I don't want to use it
6S+
by Inky2011 on 2016/02/10 03:54
It does not work at all for my iPhone 6s+!!!! Ugh I really hate it! Crash after crash after crash! Please fix soon!!!
Good but a suggestion
by Undertakerulz10 on 2016/02/10 03:35
Have had no problems with the app. But what would be a nice little feature is to save our videos (that we posted) to our camera roll. That shouldn't be too hard, would it?
Group issues
by Group issues 12 on 2016/02/10 03:28
When I open Facebook and go to groups, when I open up a Yard Sale site, my posts do not show up andin some instances, the site will not allow me to post.
Fix this stupid app
by Kococlock on 2016/02/10 03:22
Fix this stupid app, loads slower then hell anymore. Half or more of my friends can't see my post, it's slow, lags and my iPhone fights with this app. For crying out loud we have a iPhone one of the best phones on the market. And it has a hard time to loading this app. Get it together Facebook.
Seriously?
by chronomega on 2016/02/10 03:21
I rarely go out of my way to write a review but for an app I use daily that's practically now unusable I'll make an exception. "Recent" posts? I'd like to be able to see the most recent posts in chronological order. What's this top story meshed with recent garbage? Why you kill my battery? 👿
Missing MySpace!
by GestW on 2016/02/10 02:41
This stupid app uses so much space on my phone and it's slow and I honestly don't think that Facebook cares what we think.
Facebook is a "crashing" mess
by Grammy arl on 2016/02/10 02:34
Facebook keeps crashing wig the new upgrade!!!! I hope this gets fixed very soon. It looks like A Lot of people are affected.
App
by Rjimenez96 on 2016/02/10 02:24
Best app ever
DO NOT HAVE "ALBUM" OPTION WHEN UPLOADING PICS
by Nandjeosidbfvgauaka on 2016/02/10 02:16
BIG PROBLEM MUST BE FIXED
Irritating it keeps crashing
by Sambhgfc on 2016/02/10 01:47
It is so irritating ever since I updated my Facebook I can't get on it without it crashing right away or lagging and then crashing. :/
Marketplace on IPhone 6+
by Zach135 on 2016/02/10 01:36
I have never had issues with Facebook and have been complacent how everything was set up. My marketplace shortcut has not been working. I even have had good service and wifi. I have the newest update on my IPhone 6+. All of my sale pages go there and not notifications.
Crashes when I try to comments a pic
by Que sarah, sarah on 2016/02/10 01:22
If I try to upload a photo/meme/gif of the comments of any post or status with my 6s it crashes the app and doesn't post. Pretty annoying, it's a recent development so I wish it would be resolved.
It should be called, "A Sample of Facebook!" not Facebook
by Inthegarden on 2016/02/10 00:55
What is the reason for making notifications disappear after you get 24 notifications. Everyone's news is important to me! If I wait 6 hours to catch up on my friend's news, things that I haven't seen but are older than 2 hours old disappear for a day or so. I want a full version of Facebook without using a browser! And add that is crashes like crazy!
Update
by The awesome magician on 2016/02/10 00:26
I think you should make an update where you can save videos to your camera roll.
Won't load links
by jenak88 on 2016/02/10 00:19
Since update it won't load any link I press
New update won't work for iPhone 5s
by solo0987654 on 2016/02/10 00:02
Must be fixed
Cannot download
by Mikecavs on 2016/02/09 23:59
App bugged out with latest update so I deleted it. Now I cannot download it as it shows the stop symbol with no other option...
Keeps Crashing
by Tiffanyhvj on 2016/02/09 23:55
Cannot get app to stay open. Every time I open the app, it appears to be either running or just shows me a grey screen and never loads. If it does load (very rare occasions) it crashes and goes back to my home screen immediately. I have tried restarting my phone several times, deleting the app and re downloading it and now it is just at a point where it shows the app in my purchases on the cloud, but it will not even download now. It quickly dashes the arrow down as if it is downloading and quickly changes back to the cloud. 👎🏼
Videos don't play
by Colinious Priestophelus on 2016/02/09 23:33
There has not been a single time recently where I have been able to get through an entire video without it buffering. This was never a problem before a month ago. It's frustrating to never been able to finish what I've started watching.
Spammy app invites can't be blocked
by ILikeApps333 on 2016/02/09 23:33
There is no way to block spammy app invited. Tapping the invite launches the App Store. Terrible. Should have a block button for types of invites. Zuck yourself FB
New update breaks it
by Redmonkeywine on 2016/02/09 22:51
I can't post from my phone, not at all. No pictures or even a thought. I can read what others have posted and can still post from my computer if I really want to, but attempts to create a post from my phone freezes everything till I delete the app and reinstall it. I must have reinstalled about a dozen times. I'm actually about to give up on Facebook altogether, it's just not usable like this.
Every since the update
by Flux_Capacitor0 on 2016/02/09 22:36
I can't even open the app anymore. It just closes itself before anything loads.
Still sucking
by RizzosMom on 2016/02/09 22:36
Recent update suckage! Freezing when I try to post anything new. I have to close the app and hope it's not gone when I reopen. It's not a bad app. But this is the only way to actually get an answer or resolution. Hopefully the next update improves things.
Not good
by Bdbdufjeydkhfgvdhhg on 2016/02/09 22:32
I downloaded this app for the related video's option it has, i erased it literally 2 minutes after downloading it. I clicked on the notification part, right away, it was acting up. The deletion part was erasing old notifications, it was opening up random apps, and highlighting text. Give it no stars. I have the IPhone 6
Sharing changed for the worse.
by Tittees bouncin on 2016/02/09 22:15
I can't share to a specific persons wall anymore and I can't share via messenger anymore either. Why take that away?? Doesn't make sense.
Battery Drain!!!! 100%-45% in the matter of minutes!!
by dathandagostino on 2016/02/09 22:08
FB MUST address this. My two iPhones (6 & new 6s) as well as my friends iPhone 6 goes from 100% to 60-45% in the matter of light to average usage within 30mins without using other apps!!!!!!! With all FB's money they should be able to create a better light app without killing battery!!!
Blank screen
by Cheryl824 on 2016/02/09 21:59
Latest: the "continue reading" bar that pops up won't allow you to load remaining article. Keeps loading the first posting. This keeps getting worse rather than better. Update: the new Coffee Kpods ad will not let you scroll in Linked Safari uploads. Keeps reloading screen. Newest bug fixes and update has done nothing to address problems. Get new programers and QC personnel who will address posted problems. !!! This continues to be a problem on iPad app. The screen goes blank when you load a post that jumps you to Safari. Takes forever to load if you're lucky. If it loads takes forever to be able to scroll page and then most times the screen goes blank and will not reload. Annoying when you want or need to read something. Most of this has got to be happening because of reloading the quantum amount of ads and extranious videos.
Profile Viewing Issues
by Sam_review on 2016/02/09 21:51
I don't usually have problems with Facebook, but I would like to report the one I am having so that it can be corrected. Whenever I view my profile, none of my posts from 2016 appear. I have not altered the privacy settings, nor have I deleted any posts. I have made at least five posts this year (uploaded pictures, changed my profile picture, etc.), and I did not experience this problem until recently. Other people can view what I have posted, but I cannot.
Broadcasting live from Facebook on Facebook
by Jerle T on 2016/02/09 21:29
Does broadcasting live on Facebook from Facebook only work for the iPhone 6s, because I have the iPhone 6plus & can't seem to broadcast live or don't know how, and I updated the app?
Major Drain of Battery and crashes
by Bamascan on 2016/02/09 20:54
The Facebook App is a major battery drain. This needs to be fixed. Crashes multiple times.
Used to work, crashes constantly
by Cheekytita on 2016/02/09 20:47
No longer works. Crashes upon opening as of this morning!! Also tried removing and reloading app. No go!! Seriously guys? What ever happened to testing?
Annoying crashing
by BT5678 on 2016/02/09 20:46
If I could rate this NO stars I would. This last update is completely terrible. Sometimes my Facebook won't even load up. It'll show a black screen, then shut down. If I'm able to get it to load up, it only works for a moment then it crashes and never reopen. It's very stressful and I'm over it 😡😤 I have a iPhone 6 Plus
Video sticks after latest update
by Omz driver on 2016/02/09 20:32
When playing a video, the video will either stick or show a black screen while the audio continues
Horrible update!!!!
by Gfvghfd on 2016/02/09 20:18
NEWSFEED WILL NOT UPDATE!! Have to delete the app then download it again for it to update correctly! FIX THIS
Facebook live
by Chel.Chelle.Chel on 2016/02/09 20:03
Still have yet to get the update on the Facebook live but other than that I think it works fine
Crashing
by Kirbbbbbbbb on 2016/02/09 19:57
Crashes a lot! I've tried to open the app numerous times and when I do it'll begin to load and then it just automatically closes. I've deleted the app and have tried to reinstall it and it won't work. Overall just very disappointing.
App gone
by Sarah Arnesen on 2016/02/09 19:13
Did the latest update and several things went wrong. It made my phone shut up. Deleted my Facebook app. Can't open the app. I wish they would just leave the app alone. If it ain't broke don't fix it.
Battery
by Kik Mom on 2016/02/09 18:28
Completely destroys my battery
Profile Update?
by Sed1024 on 2016/02/09 18:08
I have the latest version of IOS and I have done every fb update but for some reason I still have the old Facebook set up. When I log into my husbands profile from my phone it shows the updated version however when I log into mine it shows the old version. How do I fix this?
Crashing is all it does.
by Boiler11 on 2016/02/09 18:06
After updating all the app does is crash immediately after it opens. Deleted and downloaded it again and the same thing, crashes a second after it opens.
Serious battery drain
by Deepti Kollipara on 2016/02/09 17:36
Facebook app drains appox 30% battery consistently even though I use it occasionally. Fix it. Using iOS9.2.1 on iPhone 6S.
Keeps shutting down
by Angela Champion on 2016/02/09 17:25
Please check now and fix bugs.. I can't even scroll down.. My Facebook keeps shutting down #nothappy
You Get What You Paid For Zero
by HazelNut3777 on 2016/02/09 17:19
This app is the worst I ever downloaded and Facebook should be embarrassed to put their name on this app. New Updates has made made App nonfunctional it won't open. It had crashed about 50 times and each time I update app it gets worse and worse. It freezes up, it kicks me out of app, the app was recently down for two days, I had to delete app and reinstall app again to work, my posts disappear, I can't watch posted videos from friends without app freezing up or not playing videos. The is only good for quicks status updates and view posts for friends. I uninstalled App because it doesn't work on my phone.
Posts from 2016 NUISSANCE
by axdj123 on 2016/02/09 16:34
"Posts from 2016" bar is blocking ~10 days of content on my profile wall. Why is it not before the first post of 2016? Why is it between January and February? WHY DOES IT NOT GO AWAY? I also accessed on desktop—same problem—but at least I could click a "show more" button. The app is hard set and you can't see the posts or activity on them at all. This is totally unacceptable. FIX THIS NOW. Deleting til then.
Please fix
by Jeanniekess on 2016/02/09 16:15
Can not download the App! I had to delete mine because it kept crashing.
Help
by Jewely48 on 2016/02/09 16:13
Great app but I kicks me out help
Kills your battery and storage
by Sunnydalight on 2016/02/09 15:52
Uses a crazy amount of data and uses so much power.
Crashbook
by padmeCB on 2016/02/09 14:53
Oh, you want to open an article...crash. Oh, you want to look at a video...crash. This problem has happened for the last year (I believe 2 updates - but I have it set to auto update so I'm not sure how many updates have occurred since it started). However, I do know that it just keeps going down hill. I end up just looking up articles in the search engine instead of using fb. What's the point?
iOS 9.2.1 update with Facebook
by _2trippy on 2016/02/09 14:49
It's not loading and it just stays blank
Inexcusably power-hungry
by bcambron on 2016/02/09 14:47
Despite many updates, the Facebook app continues to cause significant battery drain due to background activity.
Just want to report a bug
by K1748299194829927373 on 2016/02/09 14:26
I'm not able to share a post in a private message anymore.
Love it 😃😃
by What the F•••• on 2016/02/09 14:16
I use Facebook the most I been on Facebook since 5 Years ago it's amazing I love Facebook. I love it so much ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️💜💜💜💙💙💙💚💚💚💚💙💙💚💚💛💛💛💛💛💛😃😃😃😃😃😃💙💙💙😃😃😃😃😃❤️❤️❤️❤️😃😃😃😃😃😃
Most Recent
by Mikki1968 on 2016/02/09 13:36
Why isn't most recent the default. And now when you touch to refresh most recent it still doesn't reset. It's very very annoying.
Demasiadas actualizaciones
by Jesuswx14 on 2016/02/09 13:21
Hola buen día, no estoy de acuerdo con las actualizaciones constancias que están haciendo, se ven cosas nuevas como a la vez hacen que la app sea demasiada cargada y pese mucho más. Cada semana están sacando actualizaciones absurdas.
Awesome!
by Kentavious on 2016/02/09 13:10
Great app! Update fixed many issues. Thanks!
Crashing
by Dadee LongDeek on 2016/02/09 12:59
All it's been doing is crashing on me lately..I can't even see my page because it just keeps kicking me out..fix it please
Crash Alert
by allisonlane22 on 2016/02/09 12:30
Literally everytime I try to open the app it crashes.. I haven't been able to get on fb since the new update occurred. Please fix this!
Unspecific friend
by Chrisco01 on 2016/02/09 11:14
Do not like new update. FB...let me pick who gets my posts. Bring back "Specific Friends" and let me decide. I do not share everything with everyone!
Worse than ever
by Nathan Bertsch on 2016/02/09 10:45
Twice this week I've clicked a story in my feed, and the crappy browser fails to load it, or it loads for 5 seconds and then the screen goes white. When I go back, my scrolling won't work, and then I realize the whole phone is frozen. How about instead of updating it to what you THINK we want, go back to what you had with what we KNOW we want.
Update is a failure
by mandy669 on 2016/02/09 09:31
Facebook will open with a black screen show the home page for a moment then exits, yet the app is still "running" in the background, perhaps overloaded with forced ad content downloads and metadata collection uploads
Frequently crashed!
by jebonjun on 2016/02/09 08:37
Hello mark and the facebook team.. I would like to share my experience during use of the current facebook apps in my ipad 2.. Before this, the apps just nice and haven't crashed even once. However, the latest updated apps crashed the apps during facebook video playback and also during scrolling from top to the bottom. I hope you guys can update the apps as i love the apps very much. Thank you mark and facebook team.
App won't load!
by luvbug_ray on 2016/02/09 08:16
After all the latest updates, the app won't load. I deleted it after it kept crashing, and now... Nothing. Keep it simple, Facebook....
I can't even give it a star
by kebo25 on 2016/02/09 07:44
I would give Facebook zero stars but to submit the review I have to at least give it a 1. Facebook crashes constantly. I go back in and within a minute it crashes again! I deleted my app and tried to download it again hoping that it would fix the problem and it doesn't. So for now I guess I'll be taking a much needed break from Facebook.
Can't share videos through messenger!
by yiselcova on 2016/02/09 07:32
Why is it that now when I click "share" on a video through my phone it no longer gives me the option to send through a personal message? It only sends me straight to posting it on my wall. Please fix this glitch to how it used to be. This is very inconvenient :(
Come On FB!! Why you guys keep doing that?
by FinalCutProXUser4Life! on 2016/02/09 06:46
Why my previous settings went back to default settings again after I updated this app? Come on FB! Why you guys keep doing that?! I don't get it. I also noticed this app drained battery life (20%) every day on my iPhone 6 Plus (Hmp!)😡So I deleted both apps (FB & Messenger) and use the FB in Safari instead. 😤I can send messages faster there without using those apps. anyway! So much better. It works the same way as the app. 😝Goodbye FB apps! 😡😝
Poorly tested
by utollwi09 on 2016/02/09 06:11
They need a larger QA team. With iOS the environment is pretty stable - almost everyone has the latest OS and one of a handful of devices. Why do so many bugs make it to production? At the moment links don't work and display in the Facebook browse. You have to copy the URL from the app and use a browse like Safari or Chrome.
Keeps crashing!!!!
by Christian_girl1 on 2016/02/09 06:06
Recently the app keeps crashing and it's getting really annoying....please fix soon!!!
Force closes
by TheRoyalOne on 2016/02/09 06:04
App force closes every time I try to post a picture
Suddenly Stopped Opening
by Fgbyhigjff on 2016/02/09 04:55
The app (for me) has suddenly stopped opening. I tap it and the app just closes.. Should I re-download? Other than that, the app works just fine.
App keeps crashing
by QuilaMe on 2016/02/09 04:49
The header is self explanatory it keeps crashing I've restarted my phone multiple times and even tried deleting and downloading over again that doesn't work ..,, FIX IT NOW!!!
App frozen
by Sir Shards Alot on 2016/02/09 04:44
1st app told me it needs to update after I already updated it. Now the app doesn't work at all. Looks like a bullseye instead of the letter F. Also It won't allow me to delete the app from my iPhone from settings or from X-ing the icon. I cannot re-download the app because it says I already have it. I've tried to update from iTunes but crashes every time after 3/4 of updating!!! "Janky" Facebook app this go around! Pure junk I tell you!
iPhone 6+, newest update (February 8th, 2016)
by 73666183945 on 2016/02/09 04:37
So yeah. It doesn't work at all. App won't respond to force deletion, and is stuck in a seemingly endless cycle Of downloading. Crashes when attempting to open. Literally does not Work. Couple that with apples garbage updates for Anyone with anything Less then a 6s, and you got a solid failure on all accounts.
Can't Broadcast Live
by BossEli1 on 2016/02/09 03:56
I have a apple device and im still unable to broadcast live on my facebook...Please Fix!!!
Hambone
by Securitybone on 2016/02/09 03:41
Why do every time I do and update I have to have wifi.
Awful.
by yoursally on 2016/02/09 03:35
This app uses up most of my battery. Even when I'm not in the app. It's better just to delete this app and use safari. Smh.
Facebook sharing
by Devin downing1111 on 2016/02/09 03:13
I HATE how now when you hit the share button on a post it makes you write one, PLEASE change it back because now I wish I didn't update the app.
Great app
by Mageru9 on 2016/02/09 02:45
It's a great app, I use it every day.
Battery Concerns
by Joshua T. N. on 2016/02/09 02:42
Unresolved battery issues means that this app will keep receiving a one star review. Features (necessary or otherwise) will always be sidelined by a battery-draining concern which keeps me from using this app as much as I would prefer.
Battery
by Jborbons on 2016/02/09 02:33
App is killing battery life . I shouldn't be using more battery while the app is closed than when in use . I've decided to delete the app till its fixed .
Great app
by Island Girl 671 on 2016/02/09 02:25
Is there a way that we are able to make a private folder for things we want to save and for "only me" to see? I would love to be able to make a private folder to save recipes etc... And be able to find them later easily under a single folder 😊
Needs major improvement
by Ozogirl on 2016/02/09 01:59
WHAT ARE YOU UPDATING? My feed is littered with posts from ppl I don't even know! Apparently when one of my friends "likes" or comments on a public status, I see it in my feed too. It's deceiving and pointless. I don't care about a stranger's post or if my friends communicate with them. Stop clogging the feed with pointless crap!
Battery drain
by infomom on 2016/02/09 01:41
What's up? Please stop the background usage. I want just the straight app, no frills, so that I don't have to watch the battery count down.
Slow, kills my battery. Safari works better.
by Juan Guapo on 2016/02/09 01:34
You really are better off just using Safari. The FB app kills your battery pretty badly, even when you aren't using it.
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.
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!!
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.
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. :)
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.
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.
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...
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.
Love my Facebook
by Wanda-hoondi hoonda-wandi on 2013/01/01 02:33
I am an original user... Signed up when it first came out to keep in touch with my friends overseas. It was great. We had used many formats to try to accomplish this. None had lasted or if they have, they weren't effective at keeping us in contact. Fb has been awesome. Then, just when I had found all the friends I thought possible, I came across an old school friend. It was like winning the lottery. Through this one friend, I found a jackpot of friends from long ago, and got to see how people were doing as well as their families. By this time Fb was on the move and people were signing up left and right. I found a whole new group of overseas friends who hadn't been on Fb originally. Then, alas, this last election season, I was able to meet people who share my ideas and have similar thoughts and take action on them. It's very exciting. I think the privacy is excellent! Children are not allowed, and when they get onto fb, their parents almost always know (which makes it a bad parent issue, not an Internet issue). I hope I have made my point. I hope Fb lasts. We love the free games, love the sharing of pics, status, bdays, it's better than sending emails. Thank u Zuck, I think you are doing fine.
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