As assured, Facebook has launched a new edition of its iPhone application that enables the users to check in to events. Version 3.4 was released Monday, and it includes a map view for Places and the ability to unfriend Facebook friends in-app.
The new features, along with subtle news feed enhancement and a user interface refresh for notifications, have been worked into the existing Facebook iPhone practice.
Only the “Unfriend” button, a new, extended option when viewing a friend’s profile. The new event check-in functionality is dwelling within the events section of the app. The user can verify upcoming events and tag their friends in case of their desire.
Similarly, the map view for Places has been added to the Places sector. Here users can hook and eye between “Activity” and “Map” options to view check-ins in the standard list view or switch to see them on a map.
Mobile continues to be an important priority for Facebook. The company has recently announced that 250 million people are actively using Facebook via mobile devices on a monthly basis. It launched a new mobile site for all phones to better accommodate those customers.