Facebook Tests New Web Browser for Flagship Mobile Apps

Facebook appears to be testing a new Web browser for its flagship mobile applications.

Facebook appears to be testing a new Web browser for its flagship mobile applications.

BBC journalist Henry Wilmer shared the image below in a tweet shared by The Next Web, which reported that new features include:

  • The ability to input another URL.
  • A bar on the bottom offering information on how popular a post is.
  • Back and forward buttons.
  • The ability to bookmark pages.
  • A menu button, presumably with access to more features.

FacebookiOSBrowserTest

The current version of the browser for Facebook’s iOS app is pictured below.

FacebookiOSBrowserCurrent

Readers: Would you like to see Facebook roll out this new Web browser it is testing?