Metro Social is a free Facebook app for Windows 8, it offers you a stylish, intuitive, and pleasing interface in which you can enjoy Facebook on your Windows 8 device. The app follows the modern interface of Windows 8 as a baseline for it’s design queue and the output looks amazingly professional and pleasing. The app provides you with a simple and easy to use interface so that you can interact with the your Facebook with in touch friendly manner.
When you open up Metro Social you will have a window in front of you as seen below, here the windows displays your news feeds, events, photo’s, and friends.
Also you get your notifications in the main screen on the interface. This kind of interface allows you to get the total overview of Facebook quickly and with least efforts.
Download this Facebook app for Windows 8 from the link provided at the end of this post. After you have installed the app from the Windows Store and start the app you will have the login window in front of you. Strangely the login process is a three-step process but the developer has explained why this is needed; but even the three-step process is not much of a trouble. The first thing that you have to do is login to Facebook, then login to the Facebook mobile site in step 2, and the last step of this process is to just click on the start button.
After you have clicked on the start button and the app will state loading your Facebook data so that it can display your news feeds etc. in the tile based interface. After a few seconds you will have the interface in front of you as shown in first screenshot of this post.
You can see that the main interface of the app only provides you with the latest highlights from different feeds. A click on the tag like the news feed, photo etc. will bring up a window that will allow you to further view more feeds related to that tag. As an example the window shown below will come up when you click on the news feeds tag.
This Facebook app for Windows 8 allows you to change the background of the interface according to your needs. The app provides you with a set of pre-defined background of famous cities skylines. To use this open up the option menu and click on the set background button which is located on the upper right corner of the screen. This will bring up the window as shown below from where you can set the background of your choice.
Feature of this Facebook app for Windows 8:
- Speedy, simple, and intuitive interface.
- Follows the modern UI style throughout the apps interface.
- View your friends’ new photos and photo albums directly from the main interface.
- Works well in the snap view.
- Optimized for touch input.
- Like and comment on your news feeds in an amazingly simple design.
- Customize the app background.
- View photos in fullscreen