Facebook has pushed out version 9.0 of its iPhone application today, adding new features to the commenting system among a few smaller changes. The biggest change in this minor update allows users to reply to comments on pages that have enabled that specific feature.
Aside from that, administrators will now be able to review and approve posts by group members, and everyone will see posts related to the site’s trending topics highlighted in the iPad version’s News Feed. This update follows the news from earlier today that the company is launching a “friends near me” feature within the app, similar to Apple’s “Find My Friends” service.
Facebook 9.0 is available on the iOS App Store. The full change log is below:
What’s New in Version 9.0
• Reply directly to comments on stories by Pages that have this feature turned on • Group admins can easily review and approve pending posts by group members • See posts about trending topics highlighted in News Feed on iPad