The Facebook iPhone website was launched August 2007 and as of July 2008 over 1.5 million people use it regularly. A free application for the iPhone and iPod Touch named "Facebook for iPhone" was launched July 2008. Version 2.0 of this app was released in September 2008 and featured improved services such as being able to respond to friend requests and notifications. Version 3.0 was released in August 2009 and added features such as events, and uploading video with a iPhone 3GS.
I'm not the most avid Facebook user, but I was totally blown away by this app when I first got it on my iPhone 3GS a few months ago. After playing around with it for just a few minutes, it's easy to see why this is one of the most highly rated apps in the app store, and why such a big deal was made when Facebook developer Joe Hewitt, the man who pretty much single handedly put together this app, announced that he would stop working on this app stemming from frustrations with Apple. Fear … more