Wednesday, May 22, 2013

3 popular Facebook apps for Windows 8

Although Windows Store is fully developed now, it lacks many official apps for popular services like Facebook, Twitter, etc. Nevertheless, there are many third-party apps available that have been designed to allow you to connect with these services. Today we will see three third-party Facebook apps which are capable of covering all your Facebook activities such as updating status, commenting, viewing profiles and more, helping you get maximum from your Windows PC.

Facebook apps for Windows 8

Flip Toast

It is the only app whose functionality extends not just to Facebook but Twitter too. It provides a seamless interleaved Facebook and Twitter experience! Flip toast provides easy access to all Facebook features such as updating status, uploading photos to an album, viewing profiles and doing more. it simply requires you to login with you Facebook credentials.

On the downside, Flip Toast for Windows 8 could be a bit heavy on resources, but it also includes a Help file along with a quick guide that help you easily get started with the app.

Facebook Touch

The free application for Facebook requires you to either run Windows 8 or a Windows RT set up. Facebook Touch has been specifically designed for a touch-specific interface.

Using Facebook Touch you carry do your daily tasks such as,
  1. Access news feed
  2. View user profiles
  3. Chat with friends
  4. View notifications, compose messages
  5. Search people, groups, pages
  6. Configure settings.

MINE for Facebook

MINE for Facebook gets loaded with features daily and is constantly updated, considering users’ feedback. It allows you to easily update your status, share a link or a picture from any application that supports sharing. It displays notifications from Facebook right on your Windows 8 Start Screen.

MINE includes support for both, touch as well as non-touch specific devices.


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