Social Networking Apps: Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and more
Top Social Networking Apps for the iPhone
IPhone social networking apps number in the thousands, so wading through them can be a challenge. Don't worry -- we waded through the App Store for you. These five apps put their competitors to shame and offer features or value that set them apart from other social networking apps.
Facebook iPhone App Review
The official Facebook iPhone app is the most downloaded social networking app on iTunes. There's a good reason for it -- the Facebook iPhone app is easy to use and closely replicates the real thing. Here's what you need to know about using Facebook on your iPhone.
Foursquare App Review
Foursquare is a social-networking app that helps users connect with friends and find new things to do in their hometowns. Even though the Foursquare app receives a ton of buzz, it’s only as good as the people who contribute to it. In smaller cities, the app just doesn't have enough users to be worthwhile.
Gowalla iPhone App Review
Gowalla is one of many location-based social networking apps for the iPhone. If you like to tell your friends where you are and discover new things to do your city, the Gowalla app might be for you.
Apps Compared: Foursquare vs. Gowalla
Gowalla and Foursquare are two of the most popular location-based social networking apps. Both of these apps help you find bars, restaurants, parks, or shopping centers near you, but which app will win our showdown?
Meebo iPhone App Review
Meebo is one of many chat apps in the iTunes store, but it sets the standard. See why this social networking iPhone app is the one to beat when it comes to instant messaging and chatting.
TweetDeck iPhone App Review
TweetDeck is just one of many iPhone Twitter apps, but it sets itself apart from the competition. Not only is it free, but TweetDeck also has a slick interface that makes it easy to manage multiple Twitter accounts and post quick tweets on the go. Overall, TweetDeck for iPhone is a great value.
Uface iPhone App Review
The Uface iPhone app helps you make realistic hand-drawn avatars for your social-networking sites. Uface is a tad expensive, but the app is fun to use and provides a great way to add some excitement to a boring avatar.
Seesmic App Review
Seesmic can't claim to be the the official Twitter app for iOS, but that's not all bad. That allows it more freedom and features. Does that make it better than the official version?
Twitter iPhone App Review
Tweetie was one of the most popular iPhone Twitter apps, but many wondered what would happen when the app was acquired by Twitter. Well, now we know -- Tweetie is now the official Twitter app, but the switch didn't come with many changes.
imo Instant Messenger iPhone App Review
Instant messaging apps are a streamlined solution for keeping in touch with friends on various social networks. The imo instant messaging app is very easy to use and takes only minutes to set up with multiple accounts.
Flipboard for iPhone Review
Flipboard for the iPad was named Apple's App of the Year. So what took so long for an iPhone version to arrive?