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Best facebook alternative?

Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by UKFLAME, May 17, 2012.

  1. UKFLAME

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    Can anybody tell me a good alternative to the official facebook for android app?

    I've tried friendcaster and fast for facebook (which i appreciate is still in beta) but i'm pretty underwhelmed. They are decent but i still think that the official app is better and it's still poor.

    Just for the record i have an unlocked galaxy nexus running android 4.0.4
     

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  2. Unforgiven

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    I just use the mobile site in the browser. Looks just like the app, doesn't crash, and doesn't need permissions to my first born child.
     
  3. nicka3200

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    Likewise I just use the browser.
     
  4. pixaro

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    The Facebook app is very slow in my phone and it crashes every time. I use browser only. I am using Dolphin browser & i have facebook in the speed dial. Facebook App and mobile browser version have the same interface.
     
  5. KaosStorm

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    While the browser version really is the best alternative, I only check FB when I get a notification (which, as you can imagine, the web one can't do), so I'm running Friendcaster just for that.
     
  6. nicka3200

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    SLK notifications will give you better notifications than friendcaster.

    Third party apps won't show you content that if the poster blocks them, the Facebook app & the browser will.
     

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