Facebook JDB

JDB Pocketware, the Windows Phone developers of HandyScan and SkyManager, have released a Facebook app. Facebook JDB is billed as being optimized for touch input and includes a set of enhancements to make your Facebook browsing experience the best possible.

Facebook JDB

Key features with Facebook JDB includes:

  • Full screen mode (show/hide bar buttons)
  • Live tile shows Facebook notifications
  • Lockscreen Facebook notifications (Windows Phone 8 only)
  • Supports themes (Windows Phone accent color)
  • Menu button and home button
  • Post status updates with photos
  • Browse photos in full screen with pinch to zoom
  • Swipe left/right to navigate through photos
  • Enhanced posting screen
  • Integrated back navigation
  • Support for watching videos
  • Launches external links on IE
  • Horizontally aligned Like/Comment/Share buttons, ideal for larger space on screen (Windows Phone 8 only)
  • Customizable tiles for pin to start

You can't check-in to places from Facebook JDB but overall, the Windows Phone app makes a nice first impression. However if you have Social Scout from JDB, the two apps can be integrated to allow for check-ins.

Facebook JDB is a free app that you can find here in the Windows Phone Store. Facebook JDB is available for both Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices.

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