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Official Facebook iPad app hidden within iPhone app code

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Facebook app for iPadMany screenshots of the highly anticipated official Facebook app for the iPad have made their way to the public now that it’s been discovered that Facebook’s native iPhone app contained all of the code and resources for the iPad version. A very simple tweak to the app’s “info.plist” file transformed the app to the iPad version (likely as it will be once it is officially released). However, this has since been quickly patched, as those who complete the tweak are no longer able to log into Facebook from the app.

Those who got the chance to use the iPad app before Facebook closed the doors had some great things to say about the experience, and sources have confirmed that this is indeed the official iPad app that is to be released.

Check out TechCrunch for a full gallery of screenshots of the Facebook app for iPad.

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