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Facebook looks better on Paper

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On its 10th anniversary Facebook has released a remarkable iPhone app called Paper that gives you easy one-handed access to your friends’ latest postings, as well as specialized information channels. Through Paper, you can access the latest headlines, as well as stories about sports, entertainment, the arts — over a dozen areas of interest.

Paper looks nothing like the standard iPhone Facebook app, which tries to mimic Facebook’s appearance on your desktop computer’s Web browser. Instead, Paper was clearly built for smartphones. It’s so compact and touch-responsive that you can hold the iPhone in your palm and operate all the controls with your thumb.

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