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Facebook on Android Gains Update

For the Android faithful out there that also use the Android version of Facebook on their smartphone, you may like to know that Facebook for Android has now received an update bringing the latest version to 1.5.0.

According to an article over on Daily Mobile, the updated version of Facebook for Android now includes the addition of Chat, various bug fixes and push notifications, not a big update but does bring the ability to chat with your Facebook contacts.

However according to the Facebook for Android page, those push notifications are only for Android devices running Android 2.2 OS and above, so if you are running a lower operating system then push notifications wont show.

The new Chat feature features background mode which means you can receive chat even when using other apps. So if you want to download the new Facebook app you can do so by hitting up the Android Market, and feel free to let us know if you experience any issues with this new version of Facebook for Android.