Facinate

Facinate 1.01(629)

Quicker access to Facebook on your phone

Facinate is a free Facebook client for Symbian phones. It's designed to help you access the features of Facebook in a quick and easy way. View full description

PROS

  • Easy to use
  • Shows notifications on your home screen
  • Facebook Chat support
  • Gives you access to a range of Facebook features

CONS

  • Long installation and setup process
  • Drains battery life quickly

Very good
8

Facinate is a free Facebook client for Symbian phones. It's designed to help you access the features of Facebook in a quick and easy way.

With Facinate, you receive Facebook notifications directly to your home screen via a notification pop-up. Delve into the app itself though, and you'll get access to all of the most important Facebook tools, such as your news feed, messages, photos, etc.

Unlike the official Facebook mobile app, Facinate includes Facebook Chat support within the app, allowing you to send instant messages to your buddies while they're online.

Facinate is very well designed, with a smart, clean user interface that's very easy to get around. Icons are arranged onto three screens which you can switch between by sliding the screen across.

On the downside, the installation of Facinate takes a long time and the app requests you to grant access to a lot of Facebook permissions, including the ability to add photos, post events, and write on your wall. That's not to say Facinate will definitely do these things, but you need to give it permission to do so nonetheless.

Facinate can also drain your battery life quite quickly, so be careful of leaving it running when you don't really need it.

Facinate isn't quite as well integrated with the Facebook experience as the official app, but it's a very close second, especially as it includes Facebook Chat!

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Facinate 1.01(629)