1. Azurus's Avatar
    I don't know about you guys but recently in the leaked photos of the start screen of WP 8.1 , i couldn't help but notice the new Facebook app tile.
    1. It has a deeper darker shade of blue
    2. The Facebook logo occupies the bottom right corner of the tile in contrast to the current tile where you find that the logo is bigger and occupies the whole right side
    This ultimately leads me to think that Microsoft is planning on revamping the current crappy Facebook app with the introduction of WP 8.1 to catch up with the Facebook app versions for android and iOS (and maybe even surpass them) since Microsoft is the one who designed it and not Facebook.
    Anyways these are just my ideas and expectations.
    What do you guys think ??
    03-29-2014 12:30 PM
  2. Chris_Germany's Avatar
    Yes, we know Facebook blue or something like that is coming. It's posted somewhere on wpc. But relax, we now more next week...
    03-29-2014 12:35 PM
  3. Azurus's Avatar
    Yes, we know Facebook blue or something like that is coming. It's posted somewhere on wpc. But relax, we now more next week...
    seriously ?? because I don't remember reading it . Maybe I overlooked it
    03-29-2014 12:37 PM
  4. Jaskys's Avatar
    Why they updating normal fb app if they're going to release complete revamp?
    03-29-2014 12:45 PM
  5. Azurus's Avatar
    Why they updating normal fb app if they're going to release complete revamp?
    I don't know, because maybe any normal app should be updated from time to time ?? Doesn't mean a revamp isn't coming
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    03-29-2014 01:24 PM
  6. Chris_Germany's Avatar
    Why they updating normal fb app if they're going to release complete revamp?



    because we are still weeks or months away from getting official wp8.1 update? ... !

    http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...63808443,d.Yms
    03-29-2014 04:34 PM
  7. Wilsen Hernandez's Avatar
    Also, there are rumors that this so called "Facebook Blue" won't be developed by Microsoft but directly developed by Facebook Inc..

    Just like the Facebook app for Windows 8.1 is developed by Facebook Inc.

    I repeat, those are just rumors
    03-30-2014 05:08 AM
  8. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    If I had to guess, I would assume that the more feature-matched APIs of Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will allow a direct port of Windows' Facebook app to Windows Phone. At that point, Facebook will be modifying one code/feature base, which is awesome! And, we can finally do away with the Microsoft Facebook app.
    03-30-2014 11:05 AM
  9. Cryio's Avatar
    I universally expect a revamp for all apps, seeing how we have all these new APIs. Facebook is a no brainer.
    03-30-2014 02:32 PM
  10. Xabier Granja's Avatar
    If I had to guess, I would assume that the more feature-matched APIs of Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 will allow a direct port of Windows' Facebook app to Windows Phone
    Not as of yet with 8.1, the code bases are not completely unified. They should be %70 equal though, which makes the job quite easy. Full unification won't arrive until Windows 9 though, where 1 app should be able to run in desktop/tablet/phone adapting to de different screen space.
    03-30-2014 02:40 PM
  11. SB5's Avatar
    I don't know about you guys but recently in the leaked photos of the start screen of WP 8.1 , i couldn't help but notice the new Facebook app tile.
    1. It has a deeper darker shade of blue
    2. The Facebook logo occupies the bottom right corner of the tile in contrast to the current tile where you find that the logo is bigger and occupies the whole right side
    This ultimately leads me to think that Microsoft is planning on revamping the current crappy Facebook app with the introduction of WP 8.1 to catch up with the Facebook app versions for android and iOS (and maybe even surpass them) since Microsoft is the one who designed it and not Facebook.
    Anyways these are just my ideas and expectations.
    What do you guys think ??
    My Facbeook Beta app has the Facebook icon on the bottom right corner when it is a medium sized tile too, so I don't think that its the new app in the pictures, unless they are using the same tile. But I do think they are coming out with a new Facebook app.
    03-30-2014 05:43 PM
  12. GoodThings2Life's Avatar
    Not as of yet with 8.1, the code bases are not completely unified. They should be %70 equal though, which makes the job quite easy. Full unification won't arrive until Windows 9 though, where 1 app should be able to run in desktop/tablet/phone adapting to de different screen space.
    My point is thanks to common APPX and the API unification work that's done, I can't imagine Facebook using any of the 30% of APIs that aren't shared. In fact, more likely that WP would offer an API that doesn't exist in WinRT at this point. :)
    03-30-2014 07:05 PM
  13. Azurus's Avatar
    My Facbeook Beta app has the Facebook icon on the bottom right corner when it is a medium sized tile too, so I don't think that its the new app in the pictures, unless they are using the same tile. But I do think they are coming out with a new Facebook app.
    I just checked and you're right , it is there already but still that deep navy blue color is very different than the one they're currently using
    03-31-2014 03:27 AM
  14. F3rzz's Avatar
    I just checked and you're right , it is there already but still that deep navy blue color is very different than the one they're currently using
    yes, the color is really different, i noticed that too, i wish it was transparent tho...
    03-31-2014 05:38 PM
  15. narv's Avatar
    According to Nawzil, the FB Blue app is based on the current FB app but due to OS limitations it doesn't have as many features / as fast / stable. But that WP8.1 will remove the limitations and make the FB app better

    https://twitter.com/Nawzil8/status/449913740931391488

    All still rumor until Wednesday (OMG WEDNESDAY!!!) But Nawzil is a pretty legit leaker.
    03-31-2014 06:06 PM

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