By Philip Fung

Today we’re announcing a faster Facebook app for people who use Android devices. Facebook for Android 2.0 is twice as fast when looking at photos and opening your Timeline and noticeably quicker to launch.

Launch the app quickly
When you’re on your phone, nothing matters more than getting what you want quickly. We’re always working to make our apps faster, and in this update we’ve rebuilt news feed, notifications and Timeline for speed.

Facebook for Android

View photos instantly
Tap on any photo to open it right away, and scroll through photo albums without leaving news feed.


Facebook for Android

Open Timeline faster
Go to your Timeline and view updates and photos more quickly than ever.


Facebook for Android

How to get the update
This update will be available later today. Get a link to the app texted to your phone or just search for ‘Facebook’ on the Google Play Store.