Facebook 1.5 For Android Released With Chat and Push Notification Features

Facebook For Android now upgrade to version 1.5. This new version have 2 very important features: first chat feature which also has a background mode, so you can receive messages while using other apps almost like Facebook for Blackberry and iPhone, and push notifications, which are only supported for devices running Android 2.2 or greater. As this release can be regarded as completely on par with the iPhone or Blackberry version.

Facebook 1.5 changelog:

  • Added Chat – now you can chat with your Facebook friends right from your Android device
  • Push notifications
  • Various bug fixes

Get Facebook 1.5 for Android from Android market now.


  1. Anonymous says:

    Check ReChat (facebook chat for android): http://refineandroid.doodlekit.com/
    – multiple accounts;
    – plain/bubble views. Customize avatar/font sizes.
    – font packs (download separate apk to keep memory).
    – full Unicode support;
    – customize income message notification: default sound/your sound file, LED, vibration, status bar notification.
    – chat history. Export (email) selected messages, open chat messages, whole history for a contact, whole history for all contacts. Archive attachment with 7zip.

    Facebook features:
    – all non-chat permissions are revoked, customize period.
    – upload image (several share options)
    – send image to a contact (private wall post).
    – send message to a contact (as a private event or private wall post).
    – set status message.

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