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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by carlzero, May 1, 2012.

  1. carlzero

    carlzero Lurker
    Thread Starter

    What's your favorite?

    Fast for Facebook or Official Facebook app?

    what do you suggest?
     

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  2. Adauth

    Adauth Android Expert

    Im not a big facebooker so I just use the stock app.
     
  3. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Stock app. Got friends with third party security, so only the official app can access their posts.
     
  4. Audiobear

    Audiobear Member

    I couldn't get Fast for Facebook to work, so de-installed that and went back to regular Facebook app.
     
  5. KaosStorm

    KaosStorm Well-Known Member

    I like the work that is being done with FF, but as among other reasons, as ChanChan said, the third party app restriction makes me think twice about it.

    There is one thing that could make me switch, and that's the fact that the official app is growing way too big for my phone, yet FF (or Friendcaster) is so smaller in comparison.
     
  6. Stupifier

    Stupifier Android Enthusiast

    Fast for Facebook is great. Keep in mind, the app is just about a month old and its ALREADY gotten so much attention. Its still in freakin beta. Whereas, Official Facebook has been around how long. Pfft....choice is a no brainer for me.
     
  7. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Choice is a no brainer too if your GF has third party restrictions and only the official Facebook app can see and comment on her status posts. LOL.
     
  8. KaosStorm

    KaosStorm Well-Known Member

    Come on, lets be honest there: if it's your GF you could simply ask her to let 3rd apps interact with her profile. Any other friend on FB makes it more difficult.
     
  9. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Actually, I'm the one who set it up. A lot of people have been hacking into her account and impersonating her and such. We just enabled every single security feature. LOL.

    Anyway, I prefer Friendcaster anyway over the official Facebook app. However the latest app is working fine now for me (I have both in the phone, but now using the official app more often).
     
  10. Loota

    Loota Android Enthusiast

    Off topic but hopefully helpful, a lot of facebook hacks have to do with cookie hijacking. This is because facebook sends you encrypted data but does not require you to send your data back encrypted. So apps and software programs designed to sniff air traffic can capture cookies and sessionids and post as the account holder, change options etc... I don't use facebook on public networks but I think the fix for this is to force ssl or visit facebook as https://www.facebook.com instead of http://www.facebook.com. I've never had to do it myself but it may be worth looking into for her...
     
  11. rodawg71

    rodawg71 Member

    I'm using Friendcaster... NOT such a resource hog compared to the official FB app. Like others siad, the only real downfall is it's a third party app... So you don't see everyone's post. Haven't checked out FF yet being it's still in beta.
     
  12. chanchan05

    chanchan05 The Doctor

    Enabled it too, but decided its better if to just to stick to official apps in this case.
     
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