Facebook was among the pioneers of iPhone apps, but Zuckerberg’s money making machine has yet to get a dedicated app for the iPad. Well, that piece of software is in the works now and it’s supposed to come soon, as the final touches are being brought to it.

Nothing official regarding features just yet, but the there’s a blog post in The New York Times, with Nick Bilton detailing the latest speculations. Thus, we learn that the upcoming Facebook app has been customized and carefully designed for the iPad. Also, it seems that the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg has been very much involved in the development process.

The slick design and optimized Facebook chat are already getting praises from the people who got an early preview. Let’s just hope that we won’t have to wait for the iPad 3 before we see this app.