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Facebook Lite Alternatives

Facebook Lite is described as 'offers a light, fast Facebook experience optimized for low data usage that works across all network conditions' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are nine alternatives to Facebook Lite for a variety of platforms, including Android, F-Droid, Windows, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Frost for Facebook, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Facebook Lite are Face Slim, Friendly Social Browser, SlimSocial for Facebook and Metal for Facebook.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Android Tablet
  • iPad

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  1. Frost for Facebook icon

    Frost for Facebook

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    10 alternatives to Frost for Facebook 

    Frost is a third party Facebook wrapper geared towards design and functionality. It contains many features, including:

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    1.  LightweightFrost for Facebook consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Privacy focusedFrost for Facebook is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    Discontinued

    As indicated in this commit: https://github.com/AllanWang/Frost-for-Facebook/commit/b6cc172c77825b0cbe75a6d87bdd857993377830, the project is no longer actively maintained.

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  2. Face Slim icon

    Face Slim

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    38 alternatives to Face Slim 

    Face Slim is an unofficial Facebook application for Android devices that resembles the Facebook Mobile Web Application before Facebook started removing features. FaceSlim is free of spyware, unlike what is built into the official Facebook and Facebook Messenger applications.

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    1.  Ad-freeFace Slim doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  LightweightFace Slim consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      Discontinued

      The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 3.4.1, released in September 2018, can be still downloaded from GitHub and F-Droid

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    • Friendly Social Browser icon

      Friendly Social Browser

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      11 alternatives to Friendly Social Browser 

      Friendly is the most complete Facebook Lite and FB Messenger alternative. Built as an extension of the light Facebook mobile website, it preserves your battery, storage and data, while giving you back control over your news feed.

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      1.  Dark ModeFriendly Social Browser supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
      2.  LightweightFriendly Social Browser consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      3.  Multiple Account supportFriendly Social Browser support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    • SlimSocial for Facebook icon

      SlimSocial for Facebook

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      35 alternatives to SlimSocial for Facebook 

      Light version of Facebook. Light not only in weight but also in the use.

      Why do I download SlimSocial for Facebook?

      • It is lightweight: it weighs less than 100 Kb;
      • It has simple, modern design: there is only what you need;
      • It is Open source: the code of this app is online.
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      1.  LightweightSlimSocial for Facebook consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
      2.  Ad-freeSlimSocial for Facebook doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      • Metal for Facebook icon

        Metal for Facebook

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Android
        32 alternatives to Metal for Facebook 

        Metal is a Web wrapper with some awesome enhancements you don't get from just a browser like Notifications, Floating windows and Themes.

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        1.  Distraction-freeMetal for Facebook has a distraction-free mode for when you need to focus.
        2.  Dark ModeMetal for Facebook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
        3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Metal for Facebook.
        4.  LightweightMetal for Facebook consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
        Discontinued

        The app seems no longer updated. Last version, 9.0, released in June 2018, can be still downloaded from the Google Play Store

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      • MaterialFBook icon

        MaterialFBook

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Android
        • F-Droid
        10 alternatives to MaterialFBook 

        MaterialFBook is a light client for Facebook with a modern look (Material Design) based on Toffeed for Facebook

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        1.  Dark ModeMaterialFBook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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      • JM Bits SocialFlow icon

        JM Bits SocialFlow

        • FreeProprietary
        • Windows
        • Windows S
        • Windows Phone
        34 alternatives to JM Bits SocialFlow 

        SocialFlow uses less data and works in all network conditions.

        Features

        • Facebook Turbo Mode (designed for slow or unstable internet connections)
        • Download photos and videos to your device.
        • Dark theme for Facebook.
        • Installs fast.
        • Windows Hello.
        • Plays videos with.
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        1.  LightweightJM Bits SocialFlow consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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      • Folio for Facebook icon

        Folio for Facebook

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Android
        10 alternatives to Folio for Facebook 

        Folio is the fastest Facebook wrapper out there. Built around the lite Facebook mobile site, Folio will restore space on your device, while saving your battery and data plan.

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        1.  Dark ModeFolio for Facebook supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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        • Lite for Facebook & Instagram icon

          Lite for Facebook & Instagram

          • FreeProprietary
          • Android
          12 alternatives to Lite for Facebook & Instagram 

          With Lite, you only need one app for all your Facebook, Instagram and Facebook Messenger needs. Lite for Facebook & Instagram is a great communication tool, which is especially good for users accustomed to using Facebook, Messenger and Instagram together in their daily lives.

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          1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Lite for Facebook & Instagram.
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