Today, the social networking giant released Facebook version 5.1 for iPhone with features taken from the stand-alone iOS apps Facebook Messenger and and Facebook Photo.
From the app, swipe left to reveal list of friends available for chatting. The app also enables multiple photo uploading with available Instagram-like filters along with photo cropping.
In this version, Facebook debuts Gifts feature for members reside within the US, Facebook Gifts allows members to purchase and send real gifts to friends.
What’s New in Version 5.1
Now it’s easier to chat with your friends and share multiple photos.
- Swipe left anywhere in the app to quickly see who’s available and send a message
- Add friends you message most to the top of your Favorites
- Share multiple photos fast
- Give real gifts to your friends using Facebook Gifts (US-only)
- When sending messages, see who’s active so you and your friends know how soon to expect a reply
The version 5.1 is available in the app store.