Facebook App for iPad Coming Soon
Although the Facebook application for iPhone has been out since 2008, ever since the release of the iPad, there has been no official Facebook application for the device. The New York Times
reports that Facebook is planning on releasing an official iPad application soon.
The respective people who spoke to NYT, who asked to remain unnamed, mentioned that development for the iPad application has been ongoing for a year now and is in the final stages of testing. They also said that the application is coming in the next few weeks and will be available for free.
A particular person who works directly with Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive and founder of Facebook, says that Zuckerberg has been overseeing the project heavily and has invested a lot of time and effort to ensure that all the respective features and functionalities are met.
According to sources, the Facebook for iPad application is slick, well-designed, and incorporates a lot of functions with the touchscreen functionality of the iPad. Users have complained that Facebook has not been tailored well for the iPad environment so they have resorted to alternative applications like Friendly or My Pad. The Facebook for iPad application will make sure that these expectations are met.
Facebook declined to speak about the rumored application release.
: New York Times