Windows® Phone 7 apps for social networking
Windows Phone 7 puts people first with its features such as Live Tiles that flash status updates from friends right on the home screen of your mobile. If you want to stay connected with friends and family through various social networking websites, there are lots of Windows Phone 7 apps that can help you do just that. Some of the social networking apps for Windows Phone 7 include Facebook, Twitter, Carbon, Rowi, Pinspiration Pro, Facebook Metro, Tweet It!, etc. All these apps can be downloaded from Windows Phone Marketplace.
With the Facebook app for Windows Phone 7, users can post status updates, check the news feed, upload pictures, views friends’ photographs, and do lots more. Facebook Chat is integrated with Windows Phone’s messaging app. As is the case with the Facebook website, this app also gives you the power to control privacy settings for each post. All in all, this app is a must-have for all those who are hooked on to Facebook.
With the official Twitter app for Windows Phone 7, you can have the micro blogging platform on your mobile. You can post tweets, check what’s trending, search on Twitter, send direct messages, etc. You can also share pictures with your followers on Twitter. Even if you don’t have an account, you can sign up for Twitter through this app.
Carbon app offers the Quick Line timeline through which users can check the tweets at a glance. There’s no need to navigate multiple screens. You can easily access the timelines, saved searches, lists, and retweets. Carbon provides you the convenience of tweeting from the home screen of your Windows Phone. Here’s how. Just pin the Compose Tile to the home screen and you’re ready to tweet.
Pinterest – the virtual pinboard where you can share images, videos, and other objects – can be accessed from a Windows Phone by using the Pinspiration Pro app. An account on Pinterest is not required to browse through the stuff shared on the website. However, an account is required to share, pin, and comment; all of which can be done with Pinspiration Pro.