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Simply for Facebook Alternatives

Simply for Facebook is described as 'More and more people are switching from the Facebook Android app to the browser version. This is for a number of reasons such as performance, memory or battery management. While this is actually a very good experience, there are things you are likely to miss, including a' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Simply for Facebook for a variety of platforms, including Android, F-Droid, Android Tablet, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Frost for Facebook, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Simply for Facebook are Tinfoil for Facebook, Friendly Social Browser, Face Slim and SlimSocial for Facebook.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

More and more people are switching from the Facebook Android app to the browser version. This is for a number of reasons...

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  1. Frost for Facebook icon

    Frost for Facebook

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • F-Droid
    12 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commit: https://github.com/AllanWang/Frost-for-Facebook/commit/b6cc172c77825b0cbe75a6d87bdd857993377830, the project is no longer actively maintained.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. Tinfoil for Facebook icon

    Tinfoil for Facebook

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    68 alternatives to Tinfoil for Facebook 

    Tinfoil for Facebook is for those users that require a Tinfoil Hat when logging in to Facebook. It creates a sandbox for Facebook's mobile site in order to protect your privacy and to avoid the ability others to track your browsing history.

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    1.  No TrackingTinfoil for Facebook will not track you or use your personal data.
    2.  Privacy focusedTinfoil for Facebook is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated and the app is no longer available on the Google Play Store. Last version, 1.7.6, released in February 2017, 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
      13 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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    • Face Slim icon

      Face Slim

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Android
      • F-Droid
      55 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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      • SlimSocial for Facebook icon

        SlimSocial for Facebook

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Android
        • F-Droid
        52 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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        • Facebook Lite icon

          Facebook Lite

          • FreeProprietary
          • Android
          • iPhone
          • Android Tablet
          • iPad
          11 alternatives to Facebook Lite 

          Facebook Lite offers a light, fast Facebook experience optimized for low data usage that works across all network conditions.

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          1.  LightweightFacebook Lite consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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        • Metal for Facebook icon

          Metal for Facebook

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Android
          49 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
          12 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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        • Phoenix for Facebook icon

          Phoenix for Facebook

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Android
          12 alternatives to Phoenix for Facebook 

          Simple. Elegant. Phoenix.

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          This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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        • JM Bits SocialFlow icon

          JM Bits SocialFlow

          • FreeProprietary
          • Windows
          • Windows S
          • Windows Phone
          51 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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