Facebook upgrades its iOS app with new 3D Touch features

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Facebook upgrades its iOS app with new 3D Touch features

Facebook is iOS app is getting an update iPhone 6S users will appreciate: new 3D Touch actions.

The social network is beginning to roll out support for new “peek and pop” 3D Touch actions in its iOS app. The update, which is starting to roll out to iPhone 6S users Thursday, allows iPhone 6S users to utilize 3D Touch while browsing their News Feed and other areas of the Facebook app.

Facebook upgrades its iOS app with new 3D Touch features

Now users can emphasize more hand to screen for three new functions for Facebook Quick Actions. In particular, the first option will allow you to write a new post or update their status. The second option allows fast download a clip or photos to personal pages.

Finally, the third option is also related to the image or clip. Depending on user requirements which the application will allow rotation / captured content before sharing with friends on the Timeline. According to Apple’s documentation, Quick Actions can support up to four indexes in the pop up menu but now Facebook only use three of them.

Facebook upgrades its iOS app with new 3D Touch features

But, as with most major new features, it’s taken some time for developers to take full advantage of the capabilities afforded by 3D Touch, particularly since it’s limited to people who have the newest iPhone. But now that Facebook and other major names are beginning to expand their support, it’s likely more developers will begin to experiment with the features.