Social Networking Apps
Twitter vs. Facebook vs. Google+ vs. Instagram. The list is never ending! For a list of our favorites, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best Social Networking Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of social media and networking applications in the App Store.
Twittelator Pro Nearly Perfect For Serious Messaging
Twittelator Pro offers an incredible amount of features all in one Twitter app. If you are looking for one application to handle all your twittering needs it would be hard to go wrong with this app. Yet a few glitches keep it from being the "perfect 10" that it is capable of.1
hiCard Sends Greetings for All Seasons, All Reasons
It's always fun to get mail. Whether it's regular old snail mail or a digital notecard, it's nice to know that someone is "Thinking of You." HiCard Suite is the best app I've seen to send electronic greetings. Not only are the e-cards beautiful, but they are so simple.
Pinger Phone Wraps It all Up in One Integrated Package
Pinger Phone is designed to integrate instant messaging and social networking into the iPhone experience, says Joe Sipher, a co-founder of Pinger. IM offers presence (the ability to know who is actively online), is faster and can be cheaper than text messaging, Sipher argues.
MySpace Mobile Makes Moves
MySpace junkies knew it was only a matter of time before the folks over at MySpace HQ brought the infamous social networking site to iPhone. Download MySpace Mobile and log in and the first thing you’ll notice is its lightning fast. Anything you touch in the app loads pretty darn quickly.
IM+ Chat Program Falls Flat
There seems to be a new chat program popping up every other month and old screen names we can’t get rid of. In today’s chat market it’s hard to find a good utility or an app that offers total integration between all of the old programs that have emerged over the years and the new ones.
Flutter's Multimedia Messaging Service Isn't What it Appears to be
iPhone users have wanted a multimedia messaging service — the ability to send images, audio and other media — over cell phone networks from day one. Flutter, from Juice Wireless, at first glance seemed like it might do the trick.
FriendSync Connects Contacts Online and Off
FriendSync is a Facebook app for iphone that does one thing really well. It accesses your Facebook friends list and syncs the information it finds with your iPhone contacts list. Pretty nifty. FriendSync will import contact pictures, names and birthdays.
Storyz - An Innovative Social Network For Sharing Topical Ideas
Storyz is a new social networking service that allows the user to create new or add to existing topics. Storyz is somewhat of a combination of twitter and an online forum. The iPhone and iPod touch app allows you to make updates on the fly, similar to apps like Twitterific and Tumble.
Nimbuzz Gives Off a Good Vibe, When It Works
That humming sound you hear is not tinnitus. It’s the noise being generated by Nimbuzz, one of the newest apps on the App Store shelf.
TwitterFon is a Free, Clean Twitter Cient with Search
TwitterFon, by Japanese developer Kazuho Okui is, in the author's own words "a simple and fast Twitter client for your iPhone".
Summizer Realtime Twitter Search from the iPhone
Summizer Realtime Twitter Search is a simple utility that allows you to search all Twitter feeds for a specific subject — say "Sarah Palin." Summizer works, and is priced at $0.
Fliq is a Free Tool for Swapping Photos Over WIFI
Fliq is a free utility that allows two people over a Wifi connection to "fliq" photos (and contact information) to each other. It's a reasonably good idea, but the implementation is far from perfect.
WhosHere gets 60,000 Users in a Week: MySpace 2.0?
WhosHere is a recently launched social networking app that reminds us a lot of the original MySpace. - bad design. check. like MySpace, WhosHere does not let design (or features) get in the way. Its all about pictures, one after the other, of people near you - lots of people looking "to party".
Graffitio -- Write on a Virtual Wall Near You!
Every now and then a concept comes along that is so simple and clever that you know it has a high chance of working - and you wish you thought of it yourself. "Graffitio" is an example of such a concept.
Fring Could be the Ultimate Killer App.
Fring, the integrated IM client, launched today for the iPhone. Before getting into Fring specifics, pay attention to what happens at 46seconds on the above video.