The Verge reported that the Facebook app for Windows 8.1 includes a feature called Share Charm, which allows users to automatically attach photos into emails.
Other features, according to The Verge, include:
- Status update, photo, and check-in tabs alongside the chat interface on the right-hand side.
- Buttons for friend requests, inbox, and notifications at the top right of the app.
- A side panel on the left for quick access to News Feed, messages, events, friends, and other areas of the social network.
- Search functionality.
- Snap views.
The Verge noted that while the Facebook app is listed as available to Windows 8 users in the Windows Store, users who try to install the app without having already updated their OS will see the following message:
Sorry, this app can’t be installed because your PC doesn’t meet the minimum system requirements.
Windows users: Have you upgraded to 8.1 yet?