Friendcaster Gives Android An Improved Facebook Experience

Many users, myself included, feel the official Facebook app for Android is severely lacking — it can take forever to update and often crashes. The free or paid app Friendcaster provides a superior Facebook experience on your Android device with all the features you'd expect.

After installing the app you'll need to sign into Facebook, assign permissions, decide if you want push notifications and choose a colour theme. I like that if you can select which permissions to allow access. Once in the app you can easily do all the Facebook essentials such as viewing your newsfeed, posting status updates, photos, and check-ins, as well as messages, events, managing groups/pages and chat.

The free version is supported by ads; the Pro version removes the ads for $4.78. An iPad version is coming soon.

If you need me I'll be deleting the official Facebook for Android app from my phone.

Friendcaster [via CNET How To]


    The best facebook for android tabs is facedroid. Aussie dev too who is great on the feedback! Highly recommended. Beats the pants off them all, including friendcaster

    I can't go past mobile facebook in dolphin browser. The ability to open a bunch of storeis, or links in new tabs as I continue to cruise down the news feed being the most useful part.

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