A set of three screenshots have been making rounds of the Internet, apparently picked up directly from PlayStation website. These images reveal some of possible new features of an XMB update like Facebook integration.
Apparently, the images were first picked up by ScrawlFX and later by Joystiq and now it’s all over the place. The images also indicate couple of other minor changes to the interface—an option to change your gamecard colors and a new way of browsing through images stores on the console.
Not surprisingly, when Joytiq contacted SCEE about the images, they were greeted by the industry standard statement, “[the company]…doesn't comment on rumor or speculation.” Sounds more like company slip-ups to me. The original links to the images are no longer available, but for the sake of record, here are the links: