Facebook for Android

Facebook for Android

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 21 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5.1
  • Total Downloads:
    292,946
  • Date Added:
    January 28, 2011
  • File Size:
    211.61KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    146
  • Operating Systems:
    Android

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the product page. You can download the application in the Android Market from your Android device.

Editors' Review

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The official Facebook for Android app is undoubtedly the best way to interact with Facebook on your Android smartphone. An overhauled interface (that closely resembles the iPhone app, we might add) presents seven icons for your news feed, profile, friends, photos, message in-box, events (like birthdays), and pending friend requests. Below the icon dashboard is a photo reel that lets you swipe through thumbnails of friends' recently uploaded photos, although there's no context surrounding the image until you click through to your buddy's profile page. Even then, you won't be able to enlarge the image until you click again.

The start screen is also home to a notifications bar that slides up to share the latest news. In addition, there are shortcut buttons for updating your status and searching your friend list or the global Facebook roster.

Though the update is a vast improvement to the feature-thin predecessor, we're still looking forward to seeing Facebook further refine the app.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–3 of 3

1 stars

"Total fail"

March 25, 2013  |  By pghobjects

 |  Version: Facebook for Android 1.9.8

Pros

Works like facebook on a desktop.

Cons

You will download everyone of your friends from your facebook contacts to your mobile contacts and you will not be able to edit your contacts anymore.

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4 stars

"Great Access"

November 06, 2012  |  By fabheniques

 |  Version: Facebook for Android 1.9.8

Pros

Gives me easy access to facebook , when I am on the go

Cons

Need in bulit chatting feature

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1 stars

"Broke photo upload"

August 27, 2012  |  By radionetdoc

 |  Version: Facebook for Android 1.9.8

Pros

I liked the idea of being able to upload more than one picture... if I now could.
It works okay as a reader and seemed marginally better than the previous release.

Cons

I can no longer directly upload photos. It tries twice and then errors out. I never had this problem before.

Summary

I have to post pictures via third party now or go back to the old version that came on my phone two years ago.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.5.1
Version 1.5.1 added deals, chat, and push notifications, and includes various bug fixes.
General
Publisher Facebook
Publisher web site http://facebook.com
Release Date January 28, 2011
Date Added January 28, 2011
Version 1.5.1
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Social Networking Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 211.61KB
File Name details
Popularity
Total Downloads 292,946
Downloads Last Week 146
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

 
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