Today Microsoft posted an update for the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook on their Download Center website.  This connector allows you to stay up to date with individuals in your social network while using the Outlook E-Mail client.

The Microsoft Outlook Social Connector Provider for Facebook allows you to connect your Facebook account to the Outlook Social Connector and obtain information about your friends and colleagues. You can see status updates and recently posted items from your Facebook contacts.

You can also use Outlook Social Connector to display a quick view of related Outlook content when you click on an email from a contact, such as recent e-mail conversations, meetings, and shared attachments to help you easily track your communications.

This download does require that you have the Outlook Social Connector Provider update installed on your computer along with its own update however, if they are not on your system this update will download them for you as part of the installation process.

There is both an x86 and x64 version available depending on your system configuration.

For additional information about the Outlook Social Connector check out the Frequently Asked Questions page.