Facebook for Android

The Good Facebook for Android is fast and includes nearly all of the same features you'll find on the website.

The Bad You can no longer send messages with this app, and including a URL in your post does not automatically add a preview snippet.

The Bottom Line The official Facebook app is, without question, the best way to access the social network from your Android device.

Editors' Rating
  • Setup 10.0
  • Features 8.0
  • Interface 8.5
  • Performance 9.0
8.6 Overall

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Review

The best way to use Facebook on the go

Editors' note, October 27, 2014: This review was updated to cover features added in the latest version of the app.

With faster performance than the mobile site and quicker access to your most-used functions, the official Facebook app is undoubtedly the best way to interact with Facebook from your Android device.

The app keeps getting better, with a fresh new design, improved sharing options and a feature that lets you find your friends who are nearby, so you can meet up easily.

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  • Brand Facebook
  • App Store Name Google Play
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