New Facebook iPhone application now supports the vision-impaired

homescreenThe new, 3.0 version of Facebook’s popular iPhone application went live last week. It looked great, but it didn’t include VoiceOver support — Apple’s voice and keyboard service for the vision-impaired. Now, it does.

Facebook’s iPhone app developer, Joe Hewitt, just tweeted out the news. For those of you who have been using the earlier versions of the app, Hewitt also said that he fixed lots of software bugs. Note: One of those fixes may have been listing events by soonest first.

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5 Responses to “New Facebook iPhone application now supports the vision-impaired”

  1. Cheap iPhone Developer says:

    This is great news for iPhone users. Great news. nice info

  2. Facebook app for iPhone brings VoiceOver support for visually impaired users | Geekword says:

    [...] app for iPhone now brings VoiceOver support to assist visually impaired users. You might be aware of the facebook app for iPhone or more [...]

  3. Harsh Agrawal says:

    I tried the latest version and must say it has lots of improvement .. Though One big feature which latest version miss is profile information editing..I hope they will add this in upcoming version

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