Facebook has posted
a huge preview of the next version of its iPhone app. Due in September,
Facebook for iPhone 2.0 will look and feel a lot more like the real
Facebook. The News Feed will be exactly the same and profiles will use
tabs and the combined Wall/Mini-Feed from the site's latest redesign.
Perhaps more importantly, the functionality will be much closer.
You'll be able to search for people outside of your friends,
make/approve/ignore friend requests, and search your inbox and sent
folder, for starters. Notifications will also arrive in real time while
the app is running.
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