The total number of languages supported in the mobile version now comes up to 14. The company will be adding support for seven more Indian languages over the next few weeks for its app. Bangla, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Urdu are currently being offered in the web version.
Switch to Hindi can be made through the settings menu in the app and choosing the preferred language. How will the Hindi experience be different? Well, all the menu options will come translated to Hindi. Messages will be सन्देश, New message will become नया वार्तालाप, News Feed will be समाचार फीड, Notification becomes सूचनाए, Refresh becomes ताजा करे, and back is goign to be वापस.
Though, a lot of attention is given to translate minor details that could simplify the app usage for Hindi users. However, the app doesn’t allow users to type in Hindi.
You can download the app by visiting m.facebook.com and scrolling down to the download link, or by entering d.facebook.com/install directly into your mobile browser. You can also find it in leading app stores, including Nokia OVI, GetJar, Appia, and Mobile Weaver.