Facebook Introduces Edit Comment Option For Android Users and Reduces Ads on News Feed.. Reuters

Social networking giant Facebook has rolled out an update to its Android mobile application that will allow the users to edit posts and comments.

"Edit your posts and comments, and tap to see all your changes," Facebook posted on its application update description, reported Redmond Pie.

The edit feature has already been rolled out for the comments on Facebook website and it will soon be launched for FB posts as well. 

The social networking site has promised to release the feature for iOS devices as well.

The Android update also allows its users to include icons in status messages and they will also be to see the upcoming events on their favourite pages. Along with it, they will be able to create and share new photo albums from their Android handsets as well.

In June 2012, Facebook introduced comment editing, which allowed the users to edit their comments after posting it except the date, location or tag options. The only way around it was to delete the entire post and redo it.

Facebook recently rolled out a test version of Auto-fill option for bill payments done by its users. This option let users to fill in the billing details just once after which Facebook filled them automatically the next time.

The company has also decided to put up less number of ads on the news feed. The much-awaited advertisement policy will show minimal unwanted ads of products and services in the news feed.

"When deciding which ad to show to which groups of people, we are placing more emphasis on feedback we receive from people about ads, including how often people report or hide an ad," the company told Reuters. "If someone always hides ads for electronics, we will reduce the number of those types of ads that we show to them."