Facebook @Desktop

Facebook @Desktop

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.6
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.2
  • Total Downloads:
    181,622
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 28, 2014
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Review

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Facebook users struggling to keep up with their accounts will like this free app that helps with checking messages, invites, friends' requests, pokes, and notices on the social media site. Facebook @Desktop from Olcinium is a dot NET app that provides access to this information directly on your desktop. With the new app, there is now no need to log in to the account itself to be instantly updated.

The free software, once installed, will place an icon in the task bar. Once a message is posted to your Facebook account, it will be relayed to your desktop as an alert. The application also permits the setting to be configured as to which types of notifications are to be received and how often the Facebook account is accessed for updates. Facebook @Desktop allows users to post messages directly to their wall without signing in, and the integrated Web browser will bring them to the Facebook Web site with a single click.

Facebook @Desktop is another tool that brings additional flexibility to how people use Facebook. There were no issues found with the installation and uninstallation of the software during the review.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Did not work for me"

June 10, 2014  |  By chowan-river

 |  Version: Facebook @Desktop 3.2

Pros

Installed and uninstalled excellent. And that's all

Cons

Did not work properly

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1 stars

"They hijacked my new tab page so I uninstalled the pgm."

June 02, 2014  |  By edells

 |  Version: Facebook @Desktop 3.2

Pros

uninstalled before using. see cons below

Cons

this install hijacked my new tabs page and tried to install multiple third party programs. I thought I declined everything by they still managed to hijack my new tab button. I restored to a previous restore point to get rid of anything else they may have done without my knowledge.

Summary

I didn't actually try the program because of how sneaky they are. I don't trust them.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Olcinium
Publisher web site http://www.facebook-desktop.com
Release Date February 28, 2014
Date Added February 28, 2014
Version 3.2
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements .NET Framework 4.0
Download Information
File Size 708.4KB
File Name setupFacebookDesktop.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 181,622
Downloads Last Week 2,581
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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