Facebook tied into Apple’s iOS 6, report says

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Facebook tied into Apples iOS 6, report says

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The next major version of iOS will be getting a lot more social, according to a new report.

TechCrunch says it’s heard Apple ‘s iOS 6 — which is expected to be unveiled at Apple ‘s annual developers conference in a little less than a week and a half — will have built-in connections to Facebook.

According to the report, the integration will give app makers an easier way to let users log in with their Facebook account, presumably without kicking them out to Facebook’s app, which is how the behavior is presently treated.

What’s not mentioned is whether Facebook will get included in the sharing options alongside Twitter, which was added as part of iOS 5 last year, and set to be a built into OS X Mountain Lion when it’s released this summer.

This is not the first such time Facebook has been rumored to be headed to iOS. Earlier this year, tech site iMore claimed iOS 5.1 — a supplemental update to last October’s iOS 5 — would add connections to the social network. That evidence came from a beta version of the software delivered to developers. Pre-dating that, a report from Business Insider in early 2010 … [Read more]

Facebook tied into Apples iOS 6, report says

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