Facebook just posted a brand new version (5.0) of its iOS app, which it claims is faster and smoother than the old one. Of course, it wouldn’t take much to make that true; the old app was a sputtering, lumbering piece of crap.
By now, you may have heard about the major changes coming to Facebook, as announced at today’s F8 conference. Namely, the overhauled Timelines and new apps that use the next generation of “Open Graph” technology to make them deeper and more relevant to your life.
“Facebook + iPad” is a total no-brainer. They’re both content-consumption platforms, both user-friendly, both wildly popular. So why aren’t they willing to walk down the aisle hand-in-hand?