Top 6 Cool Android Apps For Social Networking

Most of the people who own an Android phone (or any other smartphone) will probably want to use it to keep their LinkedIn profile and Facebook status updated, chat with other users and send and read the latest tweets on Twitter.

And of course, developers have already created apps that help you do exactly that. In fact, there are so many, it’s confusing. Below is a list of the best Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn client apps, reviewed and voted by users and regularly updated and maintained by the developers (a big downside of using an unmaintained application is that it can stop working or crash at any time and no one will help you or update/fix it).

DroidIn

This is the first and only (for now) LinkedIn app for Android, but it has all the features you may need, so it should be enough for most users. It supports inbox, updates notification and can also post the status to Twitter (though that feature is a bit buggy in 1.7.3). There are 2 versions, Lite and Paid – the former has a few features disabled and is showing ads when you use it, so if you think they’ll be annoying, you can buy the Paid version for $2.

DroidIn

Twidroid

This is the leading Twitter client for Android. It has all the features you may need and is fast, stable and constantly updated. You can view and post tweets, pictures and videos, shorten URL’s, share tweets via email and sms, reply and reply-to-all, and do many more things. The free version is a bit limited (no support for multiple backgrounds, no reply-to-all, no desktop widgets, a few other features are missing) , but should be enough for most basic users. The paid version is $5 and includes lifetime support and features like shake for refresh, tweet outbox (schedule tweets when offline), multiple accounts, and a few other cool things.

Twidroid

TweetsRide

Formerly called TwitterRide, this application is a simple, light and fast Twitter client. It has only the basic features, nothing more. This makes it ideal for those who just want to read and post tweets and pictures. The latest update also includes video upload (through TwitVid), but you should use it with care, as it could eat all your data bandwidth.

TweetsRide

Facebook for Android

Although not developed by Facebook (as a lot of people thought when it was launched), it seems that this free app is officially supported and endorsed by them (they even have it on their Facebook mobile page), so you can be sure that it will most probably work fine. It is a good piece of software, has all the basic features one might need and is maintained by the developer. It comes pre-installed with a lot of devices and you can install it yourself if you don’t have it. This should be the first app you try for Facebook. If it doesn’t work, try the others.

Facebook for Android

Bloo

It may not be obvious from the name alone, but this application is actually a Facebook client for Android. It has all the basic features like status update, commenting, viewing photos, etc. It should be more than enough for most users. A lot of people have reported problems with the free version, and even the developer says that you should get the paid version (which is only $1), but you can try it before buying.

Bloo

fooBook

Another Facebook client for Android. It technically has the most features, but a lot of users are reporting that it doesn’t work right, so you need to try it for yourself. The free version is only missing the ability to post comments and do on-demand resyncing, otherwise all the features are the same. The paid version is on $1.50, so it could be worth it if the free one works on your phone.

fooBook

The above are the best apps for LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and I’m sure many more will appear in the following months. What would be really great is one single app for managing all accounts at these 3 social networks. That would be awesome because you wouldn’t have to launch 3 separate apps (and waste your battery time) to see what’s going on online and keep your status updated. It’s quite easy to do for a good programmer (the API is there and it’s open, you just have to implement it) and I’m sure we’ll see something like this, if not this year, then the next.

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