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[APP] [HONEYCOMB] Friend Me -- A tablet-optimized experience for Facebook

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By Chris Stewart, Senior Member on 7th July 2011, 01:50 PM
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Friend Me for Facebook offers a tablet-optimized experience for your favorite social network. Friend Me was designed and created exclusively for the Android Honeycomb platform.

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Features of Friend Me:

-- Interact with Facebook with an experience optimized for your Android tablet.
-- Submit status updates to post on your Facebook wall.
-- Read status updates from your friends in the News Feed.
-- Read comments and likes on status messages.
-- Contribute comments and likes on status messages.
-- Register multiple accounts on a single device.
-- Receive notifications from Facebook updates.
-- Pull to refresh support for the News tab.
-- Messages support for your private conversations.
-- Ability to view friend's profiles, their wall, and photo albums.
-- Take advantage of Facebook single sign-on if you have the official Facebook app instead. Otherwise, Friend Me will use the Facebook dialog authorization.
-- View shared photos, links, statuses, checkins, and more directly in the app. Selecting external links gives you the choice of viewing the website inside of Friend Me, with an option to view in the tablet's browser.
-- Access your profile information, your wall, and photo albums. Selecting a photo album lets you easily navigate through your photos.
-- See your Facebook friends, view their profile information, and access their wall.
-- A Photo tab for exploring your photo albums in an exciting way.
-- Friend Me offers a Games feature, which will let you play your favorite Facebook game inside of the app. Flash games work as well, thanks to the Android platform.

If you have any feature requests, questions, comments, need support, or want to provide feedback please email me at Stay up to date with all of the apps from Locomo Labs by visiting:

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8th July 2011, 11:18 AM |#2  
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Thumbs up Nice app.
First off, great app, been using it for a while on my Transformer and its by far superior to the stock Facebook app. Its gotten even better since the upgrade a few days back.

The only issues I've found so far are:
  • When I try to lauch the app by touching a notification it force closes. I can view the notifications by launching the app and navigating to the notifications tab, but touching the shortcut in the HC notification tray causes a FC.
  • Once when I launched the app it won't load any of my Facebook data. Forcing a refresh didn't help either. I removed my FB account and re-added it and this seemed to fix it. Haven't had the issue since, so it might have been a one off glitch.

I'm running Prime 1.4 with a Clemsyn kernel on an Asus TF101. Once again, great app, hope you keep developing it!
8th July 2011, 11:37 AM |#3  
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Nice, will give it a try and report back
8th July 2011, 12:07 PM |#4  
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That app is not on the market. :/

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8th July 2011, 12:21 PM |#5  
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Not in the market for me either, unless its honeycomb only?

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8th July 2011, 02:03 PM |#6  
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Originally Posted by natious

Not in the market for me either, unless its honeycomb only?

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It is Honeycomb only.

Some issues:

- In reading an article, only 20 or so of the latest comments could be seen. If, say, there's a topic with more than fifty comments, just half of those are available.

- Pressing the notification does not take me to the corresponding article or update, only to the app in its most recent state.
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8th July 2011, 02:32 PM |#7  
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Good App, but until there's a chat option, it's useless for me...Maybe you can add also the new videochat...


8th July 2011, 02:45 PM |#8  
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tested the app and wrote about it on my blog here:
9th July 2011, 07:15 AM |#9  
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I really like the app, however, for it to be the best, this is an issue of needing to have farmville. I need to get my wife off my computer.

Make it so!
9th July 2011, 12:11 PM |#10  
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Every time I comment on or like a post, the news feed goes back to the top. I think it would be better if the news feeds stay put.

You could also put a favorites tab (like favorite friends).

Thank you for the app!

Also, I discovered that you can't share/upload a photo from the android gallery.
9th July 2011, 11:54 PM |#11  
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Originally Posted by narynan

I really like the app, however, for it to be the best, this is an issue of needing to have farmville. I need to get my wife off my computer.

Make it so!

I'm pretty sure it's something that Farmville is blocking. Are you able to play Farmville on the Browser app on the device? I'm not doing anything to block access to games through Friend Me.
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