Paper - stories from facebook

After shipping Paper 1.2 back in June with a slew of new features like mentions, hashtags, profile editing, better photo viewer and lots more, the social networking behemoth, Facebook, today started rolling out another update to Paper for iPhone.

Now available in the App Store free of charge, the new Paper 1.2.1 features several design changes and an all-round faster performance…

Rich media like high-resolution photos and videos now load faster and you’ll notice that Paper sections, stories, photos and other content is zippier than before.

Paper 1.2.1 changelog

  • Speeds and stability updates: To help you get the most out of Paper, we’ve been working hard to make all your sections, stories, photos and videos load faster and more reliably.
  • Design improvements: We’ve sharpened details to make your Paper even more appealing.

Paper is available free in the App Store.

The 53.2MB download requires an iPhone or iPod touch running iOS 7.0 or later.

  • Martin

    Facebook 13.0 requires so much power, that my iPhone 4 can’t run the app anymore. Off topic :S

    • Yujin

      That is the annoying part of Facebook. The app sucks!!! Even on my iPhone 5S the speed is slow and takes for ever to load. Not to mention that it loads even when you just switch apps.

    • ImLouis

      Its horrible but I think they will have a team of people working on a
      re-design which will be a lot less bloated and usable. Hopefully!

  • David Gitman

    why the hell do I have to install Facebook messenger app? I DONT WANT IT

    • Bazel Sol Rivera

      irrelevant. Paper has integrated messaging. Stop whining.

      • David Gitman

        and yet facebook did integrated it into facebook app

      • Jordan Biagomala

        Because iPhone 4’s can’t handle it anymore.

      • David Gitman


    • Eni

      You can always install FbNoNeedMessenger. a cydia tweak 😀

  • JN

    try friendly+. loads faster even in EDGE.

    • AndroidDogHeatandSteelersFan

      pro n cons?

      • R4

        Pros: gets most of your job done faster than the Facebook app.
        Cons: it has a weird design which I personally don’t like, dunno about others though.
        The app has a rating of 4/5.

  • Kurt Wijckmans

    When will this be available outside the US?

    • R4

      No idea, just make an American apple account. Just log out and try to install a free app on the American store.

    • onesimpleclik

      Download the IPA if your phone is jailbroken & installed via iFunbox

  • InfinitePlusOne

    What’s the tweak to download/view other countries app without changing store?

  • Tommy Gumbs

    Has the ability to edit been added with this current update to Paper?

    • chris125

      Not yet

  • chris125

    Deleted the Facebook app and use this since the messenger fiasco and since you can still message on paper. Facebook app was trash anyway