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Facebook Beta for Windows Phone 8 updated, gets a few new features

Facebook Beta for Windows Phone 8 updated, gets a few new features

The official Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 has been receiving a lot of updates as of late and if you enjoy testing out the newest features, then you will enjoy giving this Beta app a spin.

Facebook has rolled out a new update to the Facebook Beta app for Windows Phone 8, not only adding bug fixes and improvements to the app, but also some new features.

In this beta build of Facebook for Windows Phone 8, the build number has been bumped to 5.2.0.3. Facebook has added the following new features:

  • Faster and more reliable notifications
  • Toasts for Facebook chat
  • Redesigned primary tile
  • Redesigned secondary tiles for chat, events, groups, pages, and photo albums
  • Messaging improvements
  • Performance improvements
  • Support for additional languages

You can download the Facebook Beta app via the link below and have it run alongside the non-Beta app. The Beta app gets the newest fixes and features first, before it rolls out to the non-Beta app. Let us know if you notice any improvements or new features in the comment section below.

Thanks for the tip, @WPScoops!

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