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Keeping up with your friends is easier and more convenient than ever with the official Facebook app.

• Your friends are always at your side, even when you're using other apps
• See what your friends are up to
• Get notified when friends like and comment on your posts
• Get updates on your Start screen
• Share updates and photos
• Chat and have group conversations

• Your pictures library
• Your videos library
• Your location
• Your webcam
• Your microphone
• Your Internet connection

**Facebook can access your webcam and microphone, unless you've globally Turned Off the setting from your PC Settings > Privacy. All Store apps are disallowed, unless explicitly allowed, or Privacy settings are not set to Off.
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Huge Facebook update for Windows 8.1, available from the Store.

Facebook for Windows 8.1 v1.2.0.12 (Changelog):
  • 320 snap view for the whole app
  • Smileys sticker pack
  • Profile pic sync
  • New Stories indicator
  • Create albums from photos page
  • Add photos directly into an album
  • Search thread names when choosing conversation members
  • Refresh in Nearby
  • Improved toast notifications to remove already seen messages, old stories, etc.
  • Edit Posts
  • Edit post privacy
  • Edit Comments
  • Copy link to post
  • Add/Remove people from groups
  • Add friends to lists
  • Delete photos