Free Windows 8 Facebook Live Tile App: Live Tile For Facebook

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Live Tile For Facebook is a free Windows 8 app that allows you to create a live tile of your Facebook profile on your Start Screen. This Live Tile displays your News Feeds, latest updates etc., and it is refreshed every fifteen minutes, and so you don’t have to worry about missing certain updates. The app is compatible with all Windows 8 devices. When you launch the app, you will be asked to log in to Facebook, and once you have logged in and given the app all the necessary permissions, then you can set up the Live Tile for Facebook app with just a few clicks.

Once you are logged in, simply select the filter through which you want the live tile to show your updates, configure the maximum number of feeds, and after doing all that, simply click on the Build Live Tile button and the Live Tile will appear on your Start Screen. Live Tile For Facebook is available for free from the Windows App Store.


How to Use Facebook Live Tile for Windows 8:

Once you install and launch the app, the following window will pop up on your screen.


Here, simply enter your Facebook username and password, and you will be logged in to the app. Approve all the permissions that the app asks for. Now, you will be taken to a window which looks like the below screenshot.

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All you have to do in the above screen is to set up the Filter in which you can choose to view your News feed (which includes all updates from everyone, including pages and apps), or you can choose to view updates from your friends. You can further configure the app to view the updates which are accompanied by a picture, and then you can also set the number of maximum feeds via a slider at the bottom. Once all of that is done, simply click on Build Live Tile button, and you will be good to go.

Once you have clicked on the Build Live Tile button and return to the main screen, you will the Facebook like tile running in your Start Screen.


You can see the Facebook Live Tile running. It constantly keeps me updated about what various people or pages are sharing on their Facebook account!

You can log out from the app by clicking on the live tile to bring up the same screen where we had configured this live tile, and then you can click on the Log Out button at the top-left corner of the screen.

Make sure to check out the Share Photo To Facebook app for Windows 8 as well!

The verdict:

Live Tile For Facebook is a great app to have on your Windows 8 device that allows you to view latest Facebook news feeds from right within your Start Screen, and it also cuts the need of having to log in to Facebook every time to check your updates.

I give this app a 3.5 out of 5.

Get Live Tile For Facebook.

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Works With: Windows 8
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