Facebook Event: iPhone and Android apps to get an upgrade

Breaking news coming out of the live Facebook event is that the social networking site are updating their Android and iPhone apps. It was announced that Facebook Places will also get a big makeover.

Android users may be happy to hear that Android for Facebook will be come with Groups and Places integration. As for Apple’s iPhone users, the ability to add photos to checkins as well as better tagging will be included, which should enhance the experience for those already using the service in-app. See Mashable for more details.

The press conference is currently being held in Facebook HQ and once again there has been plenty of hype that the “Facebook Phone” would finally be announced. Once again the event is it about the rumored device; however you can be certain that when the next event comes around the speculation will be rekindled. These updates will be a useful addition to mobile users as Facebook currently has an estimated 200 million and counting.

Are you happy with Facebook’s revamp of their mobile apps? Tell us in the comment what you would have like to have seen come out of the event. We will keep you updated if any more news breaks.