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Apr172013

Facebook Rolls Out “Chat heads, Stickers” for iPhone, New Look for iPad

Facebook app for iPhone and iPad with new features in private messages brings the following updates:

First up, Chat heads now available on iOS devices lets you keep chatting even when you’re doing other stuff on Facebook, like checking your News Feed. Just tap chat heads to reply, drag them around, or flick them down to close.

Facebook has firt introduced “chat heads” in its Android app “Facebook Home” during a Menlo Park, California, event, on April 4.

Second, a new look iPad app rolling out the improvements to News Feed. “The biggest change is on iPad, where you’ll see brighter, more beautiful stories,” the company writes.

Finally, Stickers lets you tap the smiley to add stickers to your messages. You can also get more stickers in the Sticker Store – just tap the basket.

Chat heads and stickers on the Facebook app for iPhone will roll out fully over the next few weeks.

Also, starting today, Facebook Home is now available to international users, U.S. users are already using it since April 12.

Chat heads on Facebook for iPhone, iPod touc and iPadStickers on Facebook for iPhone, and iPod touc, and iPad app

Below is a new look iPad app:

New look Facebook app for iPad with News Feed improvements

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