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.


Lounge a Solid iPhone Twitter Option

Lounge is the latest in the stream of Twitter apps designed to keep you up to date with the Twitterverse on your iPhone. Goose Apps bring some nifty features that make it worth a try — even though it is not as polished as some of the more established apps, like Twittelator Pro or Twitterfon.

Tubey Knocks Your Socks Off

Tubey Knocks Your Socks Off

Tubey is one of those apps that is laser-sharp focused on doing one thing very well, which, in this case, is allowing you to create slideshows using images taken from your iPhone. You can also add narration, background music and titles synchronized to each slide.

Buy Buzzbuka (Covert Messaging) on the App Store

Buzzbuka Makes Communication Unique and Fun!

Buzzbuka (Covert Messaging) - With the App Store surpassing 30,000 applications available for download, it’s both a great and scary piece of news. On one hand, the raw numbers point to both the promise and success of Apple’s digital marketplace.

Matchmaker Make Me A Match with Match.Com

Matchmaker Make Me A Match with Match.Com

If you don’t have time to date and you’re already hip to sites like Match.com it’s now on available on your handset. Match.com tries to bring everything that you love from the site to their new iPhone app.

Buy Skype for iPhone on the App Store

Skype Brings Its Free Calls, IM, to iPhone

There was a big splash when Skype was announced for the iPhone. It seemed like the perfect combination. The device that revolutionized smart phones paired up with the service that has changed how some make calls and instant message. But does it work?

Whrrl Wants to Know Your Story

Facebook and Twitter are built on the idea of short quips about your thoughts and activities. Twitter asks, "What are you doing?" Facebook wants to know, "What's on your mind?" Instead Whrrl asks, "What's your story?" This upstart social network seeks to add some depth (if that term can really be applied to social networking) to your online life.

Buy AIM: Free SMS, Chat, Group Chat, Voice Messages on the App Store

AIM Frees Your Instant Messaging

AIM - Instant messaging has never been one of the iPhone's strengths. Apple's limitations on allowing apps to run in the background means that you can't receive an IM notification while you are working within another program.

TextFree Unlimited Feels Like A Let Down After The Hype

Pinger, known for its popular iPhone interface, has developed an application that many users are clamoring to message boards and review sites to cheer as another great innovation. Supporting America's pastime, texting, with a contract free, low cost iPhone/iPod utility, TextFree Unlimited gives the user unlimited messages, albiet with limited texting capabilities, at no per message cost.

Buy Peek on the App Store

Peek: Curious? Take a Peek at this Social Networking App

If you feel that you can never have too many social networking apps, you're in luck — another one has just sprung up.
Peek (by Agile Dimension) is a social networking app that lets you find other users in your area (or anywhere, really), who can share photos and things on their profiles.

Statuso Streamlines Your Social Networking Updates

Ever struggle with trying to update all of your social networks at the same time? Statuso offers a solution. This new app provides one screen for updating your status on Twitter, Facebook, Yammer and Friendfeed. And the developers promise that this is just the start. More social networks are on the way, including the possibliity of more functionality within the different networks.

GeoTweeter: Where You Are When You're On The Move

GeoTweeter — Confession time: I am obsessed with Twitter. The ability to send all my friends real-time updates about what I'm doing or thinking, combined with the opportunity to hear the intimate thoughts of Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz or The Office's Rainn Wilson, is just the sort of technology I can really get behind.

SimplyTweet Shows Promise as Twitter App

Sometimes the large number of Twitter messages arriving on your iPhone can be a bit overwhelming. SimplyTweet attempts to fix that by arranging your "tweets" into a conversation-like view. It makes for a fresh, readable interface that makes scrolling through messages a breeze. However, a lack of other features keep this from being among the top tier of the other offerings available in the Apple App Store.

Buy helloCards (eCards Greeting Cards) on the App Store

helloCards are Simple Greetings With Photo Capability

helloCards - If you find the concept of electronic greeting cards useful, or even preferable, then what could be better than an app that lets you create and send one right from your iPhone? Along the same lines as HiCard Suite, helloCards by Luxious Labs features numerous categories of ecards that can be personalized and sent right from your iPhone.

Tweetie is the Only Twitter Client You Need

Do we really need another twitter client for the iPhone? If you are considering Tweetie, the answer is yes. When I started using Tweetie by atebits, this app felt familiar and comfortable, like I had been using it all along as my primary twitter client.

Buy Tweetion for iPhone 3 on the App Store

Tweetion App Updates Twitter and Facebook

Tweetion by Joggame is the latest in a line of Twitter apps available for the iPhone. Twittering continues to grow in popularity for individuals who want to send what-are-you-doing updates to their friends like “I just noticed I have split ends.” In marketing seminars, business people are hearing that Twitter is currently the hottest marketing tool in the social networking sphere.