Fans of the Facebook social-media site can stay in touch on their mobile devices with the free Facebook app for Android. Having everything geared toward the Android operating system differentiates it from the standard mobile Web version.
The differences are subtle, but the interface and options are a bit more streamlined, so navigation was smoother and easier. We also didn't need to worry about screen size incompatibilities, a problem we've had using the mobile version. The differences extend to the layout, and again they're positive. The main menu on the right doesn't hijack the screen, but rather politely pushes the news feed line aside to help you get a clearer view of your group lists and message menus. We also liked how easy it was to zoom in for a clearer view of an image post. The Facebook app provides easy access to chat, photos, and other features, and also lets you manage your profile and friend requests. It worked well in our tests and we didn't encounter any problems.
If you want (or need) seamless access to your Facebook account on your Android mobile device, the Facebook app provides exactly that at no charge.