Facebook is a free desktop client for, as the name of the application suggests, Facebook. Each one of the famous websites and popular social networks have their own apps on smartphones, to which most of us have grown accustomed to. Because of that fact, a lot of people are frequently wondering if it were possible to run these kind of social network clients on a desktop computer, with Facebook, you can.
What you see on the image above is the default screen that waits for you after you’ve successfully installed Facebook on your computer. The application is gonna be installed in the Windows taskbar, down below in the left corner, next to the Start Menu button. Facebook app will be possible to minimize there inside the taskbar so that it doesn’t bother you when you’re working. From time to time simply open it up and see who exactly posted what on your Facebook feed. Other useful features that Facebook has are:
- Review any friend requests that you might have
- Reading the news feed
- Managing notifications – see who posted new updates
- Check Facebook inbox for messages
- Events managing – be notified about certain events
As you can see from the list of features that Facebook has to offer, you’re basically getting a full-fledged desktop client for Facebook, next to which you won’t be needing to open up the browser if you want to see if someone has talked about you when you weren’t hooked up on Facebook.
Facebook desktop client for Windows – Facebook
Behavior of Facebook is pretty much the same to that of an actual smartphone application, only with Facebook you’re using your computer, instead of your mobile phone. Both Facebook the social network and Facebook the application are carrying the same name, so don’t let that confuse you.
It’s very easy to create a post with the help of Facebook, click on the News Feed in the left sidebar, where all the different Facebook options can be found, like notifications and messages. After opening the News Feed tab, on the right side, at the top of the application you will be presented with the usual, What’s on your mind field where you can post whatever it is that you’re thinking.
If you are looking for something on Facebook, simply click in the top left corner of this free desktop client for Facebook and enter whatever it is that you’re looking for. Results should pop up in the right portion of the screen and unfortunately when you click on them, your browser will open up, the results cannot be read inside the Facebook app itself, which is a small drawback.
Using Facebook, the Facebook app that we’re reviewing here, isn’t very difficult, in fact it’s very much the same like using actual Facebook, the social network, inside a browser. Facebook, the free desktop client is completely free, simply install it, login to your Facebook, give it permission and start receiving updates and creating updates directly from your desktop.