Friendly App for Apple iPad

For people who are Facebook addicts a new app is released for iPad users, which simulates so much as Facebook. This app costs around $0.99 and it gives a feel and look of Facebook. You can stay in communication with your family and friends by this Friendly app, the Facebook application. It gives you the experience similar to Facebook, the web-based version.

Friendly app may be mistaken as the first party Facebook app of iPad, as it has similar color scheme which is blue & white and simple logo lettering. Four categories are featured on the app’s top: Home, Inbox, Friends and Profile. Main feed, events and tabs of places are displayed by Home. All the updates, photo tabs and Info are showcased by Profile. Inbox keeps all your messages on Facebook while list of contacts will be displayed on friends.  Photos of the users can be viewed by clicking on them, a closer view of the photos can also be seen by tapping on each thumbnail or even a slide show can be viewed by clicking the play key. One small loss is, though not a big one, music cannot be accompanied with slideshow. This is personal type of application.

This app looks more beautiful on iPad, because of its spacious screen than on iPhone. To be true, the interface of Friendly is more beautiful than page of real Facebook. Best thing is there are no ads on this page and only things of importance are displayed. The search bar is very handy and allows finding pages, friends and other things easily. Though zooming is not possible while viewing a page on iPad, the Multitouch functionality of iPad allows you to scroll the page with finger tips.

Even chat on Facebook is supported by Friendly, which was launched by striking the icon of chat at the lower end on right side of the display. Once it is opened, the list of friends online will be displayed on left side of the screen. The remaining estate of the screen will display the chat which gives an enjoyable experience if chatting.

Though the work of Friendly is amazingly beautiful simulating Facebook for Apple’s iPad, it has some minuses too. The major disadvantage of this is that uploading videos and photos is not possible by this app. When a YouTube link is posted, it cannot be processed by the app and hence it is posted as the embedded video. Though these problems are not the deal breakers, they might be bit annoying to the users who constantly upload contents. Hence except to this problem, Friendly app is a real fun giving app for iPad’s users.

This app costs 0.99 US dollars. This app gives much content to the Facebook addicts and surely it is more than worthy for its price. This application simulates Facebook and do many functions right and similar to Facebook except for missing functionalities like video and photo upload.

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