Android Facebook App Update Brings Push & Much Anticipated Chat!

| December 14, 2010 | 1 Reply

I can finally stop perusing the Android Market for Facebook chat apps to hold me over.  That’s right, Facebook for Android has been updated to version 1.5 bringing along the highly anticipated Facebook chat as well as push notifications. This is gigantic news for those of us Android users that have been waiting what seems like forever for a dedicated Facebook chat client.  The addition of push notifications is huge because this is coming from a previous 30 minute minimum wait.  Check out the update pics and link information below and be sure to drop us a comment with your reactions.

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  • Anonymous says:

    Check ReChat (facebook chat for android): http://refineandroid.doodlekit.com/
    - multiple accounts;
    - plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes.
    - font packs (download separate apk to keep memory).
    - full Unicode support;
    - customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification.
    - chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    - all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period.
    - upload image (several share options)
    - send image to a contact (private wall post).
    - send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post).
    - set status message.