Facebook’s wonderfully designed Paper app still seems to have some life left in it. More than three months after its last update, the app has just received a pair of photo sharing improvements in version 1.2.5.
First up, when users select media to share in the composer, photos and videos are now organized by the date they were taken, which is a welcome change.
And the app also takes advantage of the Favorites photo option introduced in iOS 8. Users can now quickly and easily share shots from that folder.
A number of parts of the app should also be faster to respond, including the section to post a photo.
Paper is designed for the iPhone/iPod touch and can be downloaded from the App Store now for free.
The app was originally launched on the App Store almost a year ago and features a radical redesign of the usual Facebook news feed. Borrowing from other popular apps like Flipboard, Paper relies on heavy use of photos to really help make the content come to life.
While many people praised the app, it seemingly hasn’t really gotten a lot of attention from Facebook. On the other hand, the official iOS app of the social networking service has been updated consistently every two weeks.
I hope today’s update is a good sign for Paper’s future. It really is a great way to get Facebook updates. And best of all, unlike the main Facebook app, there is no advertising.
For other recent app news, see: Race and survive in the atmospheric world of Stunt Rush, coming in February, Tumblr update brings integration with 1Password, new notifications and more, and Google Play Newsstand updated with Handoff support and offline reading of bookmarks.