Currently, the Facebook Beta app contains some Windows Phone 8.1 features not found in the regular version. As such, there are two different builds denoted by 8.1.x or 5.1.x, though they are the same app.
According to Microsoft, the Facebook for Windows Phone Beta app program is “designed to help speed up delivery of new features in the official Facebook app for Windows Phone.”
Facebook Beta is completely different from the current Facebook app for Windows Phone, and resembles the iOS/Android versions to some extent. The new interface looks more at home on WP8, and you can perform gestures to navigate between different screens.
The app, which is also available for Windows Phone 8 devices (version 5.1), offers an improved Facebook experience over the standard Facebook app. Here's how we described the Facebook Beta when it was first released for Windows Phone 8 in late April
This is a beta version of the Facebook experience for Windows 10.
The Windows Phone 8 has been updated to version 126.96.36.199 and the Windows Phone 7 version to 188.8.131.52. This version does not appear to include any new features, but it includes performance improvements and bug fixes. The updated app can be found in the Windows Phone Store here.
Published by Microsoft, the new Facebook Beta app features a redesigned Facebook experience for Windows Phone 8 users. Keeping lock screen wallpaper support and notifications (fixing push notification support for some)...
Download Facebook Beta for Windows-phone-7. Notes: Clicking 'Download' will take you to the Windows Phone Marketplace from where you can download and install the app.
By Fakhre On August 31, 2013 Posted in Apps, Nokia, Windows Phone No comments. To accelerating the development of official Facebook app, Microsoft has now released a beta version of the Facebook app for Nokia Lumia WP7.x smartphone users.
The latest update for the Facebook Beta app for Windows Phone has brought with it a number of new features and visual refinements. With the latest update, the Facebook Beta app reportedly includes new options for app permissions and data settings, support for interactive notifications...