Last week I wrote that we are expecting the Facebook for Android application to go live this evening and according to the AndroidGuys, the application has officially launched. I personally don’t have an android device (unless Google wants to give us one to demo apps on of course 😉 ) but there are already a number of screenshots circulating around the web (including here).
If you have an Android enabled device, please feel free to post your thoughts on the new application in the comments below and I’ll be sure to post any updates that we receive from Facebook. With over 65 million Facebook mobile users (and continuing to grow rapidly), Facebook is becoming an increasingly popular communications tool.
While Facebook didn’t develop the Android application in house, this time around, the company is rapidly expanding its mobile presence and has expressed a desire to have native developer libraries for all mobile platforms. There has also been speculation that Facebook’s mobile applications will turn into platforms within themselves as they have so many users, although Facebook has yet to confirm such plans.
Let us know if you get the opportunity to test out the Android Facebook application. We’ll also be sure to post any updates that we receive from Facebook this evening.