Facebook Lunches New Mentions iPhone Application For Public Figures

The release of paper application and slingshot shows that nowadays Facebook more focused for mobile platform. Today Facebook introduce their third application called mentions, an iOS application for public figures.

According to Facebook today more than 800 million people connect with actors, musicians, athletes and other influencing people across the world.  The new mentions application from Facebook’s creative Lab let the public figures to easily connect with their fans on go. Currently the it is only available for verified page owners from United States.

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The admins of verified pages and public figures need to make a request to Facebook for accessing service from this application after downloading. The new post button within mentions application makes sharing of stories much easier for celebrities. The trending section within this application let celebrities to know hot topic around the world and to share their opinion about it. In that way other Facebook users can also follow their favorite celebrities comment.

As mentions highlights all posts and comments the admins and celebrities can easily know what their fans saying about them. At same time the ‘following’ section on news feed shows list of people you are following and their latest updates. You will also get streamlined notifications of your posts so that you never miss any comments or messages from your fans.