Best Social Networking Apps

#1 Facebook


FacebookIt's hard to ignore Facebook's social media dominance. This app gives you access to all of Facebook's main features, and it keeps you fully connected. "Addicted" would be an appropriate description for some of us.

2. Twitter


TwitterGet short bursts of timely information on the official Twitter app for iPhone. Find and follow friends and tweet, retweet, and tweet some more.

3. Google+


Google+Google+ for mobile, the newest player in this space, features easy integration with the new Google+ social network.

Made for iPad

1. Skype for iPad 


Skype for iPadSkype for iPad brings video calling to a whole new level of mobility. It works best on the iPad 2 (since it has a front and rear-facing camera).

2. Tapatalk Forum


Tapatalk ForumWith more than 300 new forums added every week, Tapatalk is a cool app that allows you to connect with or create Internet forums.

3. MyPad+ For Facebook and Twitter

(Free,; iPad version:

MypadThis app offers an optimized interface to access your Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Instant Messenger

1. IM+ 


IM+IM+ is an all-in-one app for messaging through 
Facebook, Skype, MSN/Live Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo, AIM, iChat, ICQ, and pretty much every other major messaging service. 

2. BeejiveIM 


BeejiveIMBeejiveIM also works with all the major messaging clients and uses your existing data plan or Wi-Fi connection to send and receive messages. It's feature-rich and a joy to use.

3. eBuddy Pro 


eBuddy ProThis app features emoticons, group chat support, and one buddy list for AIM, MSN/Live Messenger, Yahoo, Facebook Chat, GTalk and more. 30 million users worldwide can't be wrong, right?


1. TextPics

($.99,; Free version:

TextPicsWith hundreds of customizable text art options, this app can help you spice up your texts with some pretty cool and creative images and effects.

2. 3D Animations + Emoji


rd Animations + EmojiOver one million animations, and 460 Emoji icons automatically added to your iPhone keyboard.

Enhance your texts in infinite ways with this abundant app.

We Ask

Do you think Google+ will grow larger than Facebook?

I don't think so. Google has had many attempts to remake something popular, and it never really gets too popular. Google+ is definitely cool, but I don't think it would make it past Facebook.


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2011 Buyers Guide
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