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Facebook Android app now lets you edit posts and comments


Facebook is rolling out an update to its Android app today that brings a much welcomed new feature with the ability to edit posts and comments after sharing. Previously the only option was to delete and or repost a comment, but now users will be able to tap an arrow on each post and select “Edit post” to quickly make and save changes. You’ll also be able to see a history of changes.

The ability to edit posts and comments is rolling out today for Android and on the web.

The updated Android app also includes a few other new features. A full list of what else is new below:

-Use icons in status updates to express what you’re feeling or doing

-See upcoming events at a glance on your favorite Pages

-Create and share new photo albums from your phone

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Jordan writes about all things Apple as Senior Editor of 9to5Mac, & contributes to 9to5Google, 9to5Toys, & He also co-authors 9to5Mac’s weekly Logic Pros series and makes music as one half of Toronto-based Makamachine.