If you’re an avid Facebook user (alright, who isn’t anyway?), you’re probably tired of refreshing Facebook.com just to see the latest updates from your Facebook friends and contacts. For busy people, that could get pretty annoying at times. The good news is, there are several desktop applications available which allow you to receive Facebook updates in real-time without you going to Facebook.com.
We’ve selected four of these Facebook applications. We’ve got one apps for both Windows and Mac users, as well one multi-platform applications and an Adobe AIR app. So, here are the four best Facebook Desktop Apps that let you do your Facebook activities without visiting your Facebook profile.
Facebook Desktop App for Windows
This Windows application has been out for quite some time now and it has been pretty reliable when it comes to providing you with real-time updates, as well as for viewing wall posts, messages and even friend requests. Facebook Desktop requires small memory footprint from your PC and requires .NET Framework 2.0.
Mac Dashboard Widget for Facebook