The Social Widget

The Social Widget


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100 - 500 downloads

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The Social Widget is the best all-in-one social networking widget that allows you to easily check your Facebook and Twitter feeds all within a scrollable widget that lives on your home screen.

Now supports Honeycomb and ICS stock launchers!


*Update your status to Facebook

*Upload photos to Facebook

*Like posts

*View and Like comments

*View your friends' profiles

*View your friends' photo albums

*Post to a friend's wall

*Check your notifications

*Check in to near by places

*Tag friends when checking in

*Get notified when you have any unread notifications with a status bar notification



*Reply to a tweet


*Share a tweet

*View your mentions

*Upload your pictures

*Send and receive Direct Messages

*View media attached to a tweet

*View Twitter profiles

*Pick your Favorite friends and only see their posts

*You can see your Facebook and Twitter feeds individually or in the same feed

*Automatically refreshes your feed so you don't miss a beat!

***Change log***
Version 1.0
Initial release.

Version 1.1
NEW - Facebook notifications! The Social Widget will now send a notification when you have any unread notifications!

NEW - You can now get in contact with me through the setting. Send me an email with your suggestions, requests or issues!

FIXES - minor bug fixes

Version 1.2
NEW - Added Facebook check-ins! Now you can check in to near by places and tag friends who are with you!

NEW - Redesigned some elements of the update status box. Added some ICS elements throughout the app.

FIX - Fixed crash when adding people to your favorites.

FIX - Fixed some random database crashes and cleaned up some code.

Version 1.3
NEW - Added non-scrolling widget. You can now choose to have the widget display content without having it to scroll.

NEW - shortening service. Now you can shorten links to save characters in tweets and replies!

NEW - New icons!

FIX - Optimized Facebook Places search. Much faster now!

FIX - Fixed broken refresh timeout issue.

Version 1.4
NEW - Native 3.0+ launcher support!

NEW - Added ability to quote a tweet.

FIX - Fixed twitter not refreshing automatically.

FIX - Minor UI cleanup and enhancements.

Version 2.0
NEW - Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich UI throughout the application.

NEW - Pull-to-refresh lists throughout.

NEW - Twitter profiles! Now you can view user's profiles. You can follow and un-follow people, see who they follow, see who are following the user and see favorite tweets.

NEW - Refreshed Facebook profile layout. Now you can swipe through the tabs for a more natural feel.

FIX - Minor bug fixes.

Version 2.1
Added new features
* Improved overall look and feel
* Twitter image upload
* New Twitter media images now appear in widget timeline
* New Twitter Direct Messages
* New Twitter search
* Mentions and hashtags are now clickable
* Twitter media now displays in-app
* Faster image downloads
* New themes
* Ability to set widget trasparency
* New changelog popup
* Many performance enhancements and bug fixes

MUST have a third party launcher (ex Go Launcher, LauncherPro, ADW) in order to use and see the scrollable content!
DOES NOT WORK with HTC Sense or Touchwiz launchers!

--Required Permissions--
*WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - Needed to cache images to SD card
*INTERNET - Needed to retrieve data from Facebook and Twitter
*CAMERA - Needed to take pictures
*RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED - Needed to start notification and feed refresh timers
*ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - Needed to get your current location in order to display places nearby for Facebook Check-ins

Please email me if you have any questions about The Social Widget or if you have a feature request. I'm always striving to make The Social Widget the best possible experience!

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Recently changed in this version

Version 2.1.1
Bug fixes!
* Fixed widget displaying double feeds in some launchers
* Fixed widget not displaying feed in pre-ICS devices
* Added Twitter profile shortcut to widget
* Stability fixes

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