Best of 16 apps for social media on Android, iPhone

In the realm of social media, Facebook and Instagram reign supreme as the most popular platforms, catering to billions of users worldwide. However, for those seeking a lightweight and efficient alternative, Facebook Lite emerges as a compelling option, offering a stripped-down yet feature-rich experience.

App Logo Available On Reviews Downloads Features
1. Facebook Facebook Icon Android, iOS 4.5/5 10B+ Connect with friends, Join interest groups, Shop and sell items
2. Instagram Instagram Icon Android, iOS 4.6/5 6B+ Ephemeral Stories and Notes, Customized Posts, Short-Form Video Reels
3. Facebook Lite Facebook Lite Icon Android, iOS 4.4/5 3B+ Saves space on phone, Works in 2G conditions, Classic Facebook features
4. TikTok TikTok Icon Android, iOS 4.8/5 3B+ Personalized video feed, Creative editing tools, Global creator community
5. Snapchat Snapchat Icon Android, iOS 4.7/5 3B+ Live video chat, Fun Lenses and Filters, Ephemeral messaging
6. LinkedIn LinkedIn Icon Android, iOS 4.2/5 2B+ Professional networking, Job searching, Career development
7. X X Icon Android, iOS 4.6/5 2B+ Real-time public conversations, Long-form content creation
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1. Facebook

Facebook Icon

Connect with friends, Join interest groups, Shop and sell items


Cost: Facebook (Free), Facebook Business Suite (Paid)

Facebook, the ubiquitous social media app, connects billions worldwide. With its user-friendly interface and vast array of features, Facebook enables users to stay connected with friends, family, and interests. Through posts, messages, and groups, individuals can share updates, engage in discussions, and build communities. Facebook's mobile app offers a seamless experience, allowing users to stay connected on the go. With features like live video streaming, event planning, and marketplace functionality, Facebook goes beyond social networking, becoming an essential tool for communication, entertainment, and community building.

Download: Android, iOS

Facebook - Connect with friends, Join interest groups, Shop and sell items
  • Tags:
  • Social Networking
  • Community Building
  • Interest Exploration

Application information:

Downloads 9,653,058,466
Features Explore the things you love, from the people you care about to the communities you're a part of, all in one place.
Pros Great for keeping up with friends and family, Good for sharing photos and videos, Easy to use
Cons Can be addictive, Can be a privacy concern, Can be used to spread misinformation

Comments and Reviews from users:

Teresa Lucero: “Submitted to support also - Pop-up notifications take about one minute to clear. Closing Facebook doesn't clear them. Turning phone off and on doesn't fix issue. Other programs and apps freeze until notification closes. Just started happening. Pixel 7 Pro, with Android 14. Pixel Support could not fix so unlikely a phone issue. Please fix. Reinstalling Facebook did not resolve issue. Give us option to turn off AI. Search gets overrided by AI and almost impossible to use now. So frustrating!” – 3/5 in Play Store

Bradyn Pacek: “Meta is quite possibly one of the LEAST user-friendly apps I've ever had the displeasure of needing to use. Terrible service, struggles to do simple tasks. I've had to use dozens of "verification codes" that never worked for an unexplained reason, after they require me to jump through hoops for simple tasks. Absolutely ridiculous. Not to mention they can't update their information automatically, you have to refresh every page. Gives good technology a poor name.” – 2/5 in Play Store

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2. Instagram

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Ephemeral Stories and Notes, Customized Posts, Short-Form Video Reels


Cost: Instagram (Free), Instagram Pro

Instagram is a mobile app for sharing photos and videos. Users can apply filters to their photos and videos, and share them with their followers. Instagram also allows users to follow other users and view their photos and videos. The app has become increasingly popular in recent years, and now has over 1 billion active users. Instagram is a great way to stay connected with friends and family, and to discover new and interesting content.

Download: Android, iOS

Instagram - Ephemeral Stories and Notes, Customized Posts, Short-Form Video Reels
  • Tags:
  • Ephemeral Stories
  • Customizable Posts
  • Interest Exploration

Application information:

Downloads 5,596,047,394
Features Share photos and videos, edit with filters, add captions and tags, follow other users and explore popular content
Pros Easy to use interface, vast community of users, powerful photo editing tools
Cons Can be addictive, privacy concerns, pressure to present a perfect image

Comments and Reviews from users:

Pvap: “Decent application for photos and short video clips however they don't have any tutorials so everything is kinda trial by fire learning experience. And they constantly want you to link your Facebook page any time you upload something. Insights don't tell you who viewed your videos or under what tag they found it. Usable yes, but with a high learning curve.” – 3/5 in Play Store

Amrit S: “So many bugs. Most recently my IG story keeps messing up. Works one minute. The next, I upload a photo and when I try to look at it again it's a grey screen with a refresh icon. Reddit posts have been going on about this issue for years. Also happening to people when they try to view their highlights or archived stories. I have all my apps in dark mode. With IG, sometimes the text background area will go completely white and the text itself will stay white also, making it impossible to read.” – 3/5 in Play Store

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3. Facebook Lite

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Saves space on phone, Works in 2G conditions, Classic Facebook features


Cost: Facebook Lite (Free), Facebook Lite - No Ads (Paid)

Facebook Lite is a lightweight version of the Facebook app designed for mobile devices in areas with limited internet connectivity or low-end devices. It offers a simplified interface and consumes less data than the regular Facebook app, making it accessible to users in developing regions or with limited data plans. Despite its smaller size and reduced features, Facebook Lite still allows users to connect with friends and family, share updates, and access essential Facebook features.

Download: Android, iOS

Facebook Lite - Saves space on phone, Works in 2G conditions, Classic Facebook features
  • Tags:
  • Small App Size
  • Fast and efficient
  • Works in 2G conditions

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

chris murray: “Takes forever to load recently, despite being a lite version. App refreshes on its own, typically when I'm reading something. Maps links in marketplace always read as "unsupported link". I have to go between the app and Chrome to get some sort of functionality. No, I'm not installing the full version or messenger, I tried that and it practically took over my phone. Lastly, it seems most of the content on FB and IG is stolen from TT, complete with eniltire fake accounts from creators.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Samuel Santaella: “I have Lite because the original used a lot of data in the background, which was messing with my conmection. Notifications rarely work for me; it doesn't let me share (repost) statuses unless I go to their profile and find it; and the app refreshes randomly for no reason (I recommend using a separate app for long statuses/comments so you don't lose what you wrote). Messenger does works in here without needing a separate app, which is great news after the discontinuation of Messenger Lite.” – 3/5 in Play Store

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4. TikTok

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Personalized video feed, Creative editing tools, Global creator community


Cost: TikTok (Free), TikTok Premium ($9.99/month)

TikTok is a mobile app for creating and sharing short videos. It was launched in 2016 by the Chinese company ByteDance, and has since become one of the most popular social media apps in the world. TikTok allows users to create and share 15-second to 3-minute videos, and to add music, filters, and other effects. The app also has a social networking component, allowing users to follow other users, like and comment on videos, and send direct messages. TikTok has been praised for its creativity and its ability to connect people from all over the world. However, it has also been criticized for its lack of privacy and security, and for its potential to spread misinformation.

Download: Android, iOS

TikTok - Personalized video feed, Creative editing tools, Global creator community
  • Tags:
  • Short-form Videos
  • Creative filters and effects
  • Trending challenges and dances

Application information:

Downloads 3,155,478,046
Features Short-form video sharing app with creative editing tools, personalized video feeds, and a vast community of creators.
Pros Highly entertaining, easy to use, fosters creativity, provides a platform for self-expression and talent showcase.
Cons Concerns about data privacy and security, potential for addictive use, may promote unrealistic beauty standards, and can be a source of cyberbullying or inappropriate content.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Noor Ullah: “I updated tiktok and it doesn't let me follow anybody, when I follow someone it just goes back to me not following them, it's super annoying. Whenever I'm scrolling every single video glitches and that's also very annoying. Lastly, my tiktok is very slow and it's the most annoying thing ever. I updateded tiktok many times but these problems can't be fixed. I thought it was my phone, so I restarted it but it was still the same thing. I hope these problems can be fixed, but overall,” – 4/5 in Play Store

Mymy Rand (Backup email): “So the problem is that since my eyes hurt when I be on tiktok at night is because I don't have dark mode on my device or a display Even when I check my settings, the display setting isn't even there. Another thing is that when I either upload a post, it sometimes crashes the app and just closes out, or when i watch a clip, it has low quailty. The app is alright. Overall, I just need a display setting across all devices. *not just apple products* and also just a better quality” – 3/5 in Play Store

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5. Snapchat

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Live video chat, Fun Lenses and Filters, Ephemeral messaging


Cost: Snapchat (Free), Snapchat+ ($3.99/month)

Snapchat is a popular social media app that allows users to share photos and videos with friends and followers. The app is known for its disappearing messages, which are automatically deleted after a few seconds. Snapchat also offers a variety of other features, including filters, lenses, and games. The app is particularly popular among young people, and it has been credited with helping to popularize the selfie.

Download: Android, iOS

Snapchat - Live video chat, Fun Lenses and Filters, Ephemeral messaging
  • Tags:
  • Ephemeral Messaging
  • Augmented Reality Lenses
  • Live Video Chat

Application information:

Downloads 3,015,439,467
Features Send disappearing photos and videos, add filters and lenses, chat with friends, and share stories.
Pros Fun and easy to use, great for staying in touch with friends.
Cons Can be addictive, some features can be confusing, not as private as other messaging apps.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Bridy Done: “The filters and effects alone are worth it. Plus, you can download your pics and videos to your phone, which is important. It lets you post in a private section and/or a separate public section, which is great. The AI helps you with questions. I love the map feature. I just wish you could post a caption that didn't cover the image. It has the shorter snaps and also stories that last a bit longer. Great app.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Tevin Henderson: “terrible interface. no dark mode. why can't we have the option to turn off double notifications? I don't need to know where they start typing. but otherwise it's a solid interface and I've never dropped a call when video chatting or just calling. very consistent message sending and reviving. filters are silly and cool but I don't really use them. can't complain super hard and still use it. but I'd love to see the longstanding issues I addressed remedied.” – 3/5 in Play Store

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6. LinkedIn

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Professional networking, Job searching, Career development


Cost: Basic (Free), Premium ($29.99/month)

LinkedIn is a social media app designed specifically for professionals to connect with each other, find jobs, and advance their careers. It allows users to create profiles that showcase their skills, experience, and accomplishments. Through LinkedIn, users can join industry groups, follow companies, and engage in discussions related to their fields. The mobile app provides a convenient way to stay connected with professional contacts, receive job alerts, and access LinkedIn's vast network of professionals on the go.

Download: Android, iOS

LinkedIn - Professional networking, Job searching, Career development
  • Tags:
  • Professional networking
  • Job search and discovery
  • Career development

Application information:

Comments and Reviews from users:

Michaela: “This app gets progressively more frustrating to use. You can't apply for jobs in this app, it will simply glitch out. You can't save job sometimes because it will just fail. You can't save job applications in the middle of them because it will say that something is wrong. I almost hate using this app, it's only good if you want to browse and I haven't tried to post anything so not sure if that works. The notifications are kind of annoying but I'm sure those can be turned on.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Sir Spanksalot: “Not the most user friendly when it comes to filtering. Why the hell and I getting jobs from three or four states away?? Then I try to use the filter and it does not let me put my location!! It just has preset cities around the US. So when I select one that somewhat close by its only showing that location! It can't be that those are the closest cities hiring!!” – 2/5 in Play Store

7. X

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Real-time public conversations, Long-form content creation


Cost: X Free (Free), X Premium ($4.99/month)

X is a social media app that allows users to connect with friends and family, share photos and videos, and stay up-to-date on current events. It is available on mobile devices and desktops, and has over 1 billion active users worldwide. X allows users to create profiles, follow other users, and post content. Users can also like, comment on, and share posts from other users. X is a popular platform for sharing news, entertainment, and personal updates.

Download: Android, iOS

X - Real-time public conversations, Long-form content creation
  • Tags:
  • Real-Time Updates
  • Community-driven moderation
  • Long-form content

Application information:

Downloads 1,563,563,581
Features X allows you to follow breaking news, updates on current events, and topics you're interested in from verified journalists, influencers, and experts.
Pros The X app's features allow for easy access to current events, trending topics, and expert insights.
Cons The X app can be overwhelming for new users and may contain biased or inaccurate information due to the platform's open nature.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Logan Barney: “Aside from general frustration with the type of content Musk is encouraging on this app, the main feed is continually buggy. On launch the app will show you an interesting post for .2 seconds, then refresh - with the first post seemingly sent to the ether. In addition, if you switch from LTE to Wifi or vice versa without quitting the app, media will refuse to load - requiring you to restart the app and fall victim to the previous bug again.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Christina Ann: “The app randomly crashes and often says it's having difficulties playing videos after scrolling for a few minutes. Wish they'd fix that bc I do appreciate a lot of the content being posted. It also will choose to replay the audio of the first video I watched over a video 10 swipes down. So I'll have double audio for no reason. I also don't like the reply system. Depending on when you press it you can't see the other replies and can only reply blindly. Very odd glitches.” – 2/5 in Play Store

8. Pinterest

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Endless inspiration, Visual search, Project organization


Cost: Pinterest (Free), Pinterest Premium ($4.99 per month)

Pinterest is a visual social media platform where users can discover, save, and share images and videos. It allows users to create boards on specific topics, such as fashion, food, travel, or home décor, and pin images or videos from the web or other users to their boards. Users can also follow other users and boards to see their pins and interact with them by liking, commenting, or repinning. Pinterest is a great platform for finding inspiration, ideas, and connecting with others who share similar interests.

Download: Android, iOS

Pinterest - Endless inspiration, Visual search, Project organization
  • Tags:
  • Inspiration Discovery
  • Idea Organization
  • Visual Search Engine

Application information:

Downloads 1,062,505,076
Features Pinterest allows users to discover and save creative ideas, including lifestyle, DIY, fashion, food, and home decor inspiration.
Pros Pinterest is an excellent platform for finding inspiration and ideas, organizing and saving content, and connecting with others who share similar interests.
Cons Pinterest can be overwhelming with its vast amount of content, and some users may find it challenging to find exactly what they are looking for or avoid distractions.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Layan Mmmm: “when i am using a chromebook (right now) the pins are very good quality and i enjoy using pinterest for ideas and self care. the only problem is.. that i click on any pin that is a video, it doesn't play , it freezes at the first second, but it plays noise. so that is the only problem i have, but although the app is really good, loving the quality.. but please fix this bug. thanks:)” – 5/5 in Play Store

Breyahna Nesmith: “I've had Pinterest for little over a year and the experience has been amazing, my favorite app ever. But I recently noticed something, while I was scrolling the feed and saw a pin I wanted to save (to quick saves) but noticed that I couldn't, because the option just wasn't there anymore. My other board was there but quick saves wasn't? And my quick save pins are still visible so I have no idea what's going on. (Edit) It has been fixed, thank you Pinterest!” – 4/5 in Play Store

9. Discord

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Customizable chat spaces, Fun group chat enhancements


Cost: Discord Nitro (9.99), Discord Nitro Classic (4.99)

Discord is a popular social media app for gamers, with over 150 million monthly active users. It allows users to create and join servers, which are chat rooms dedicated to specific topics or communities. Discord is available on both desktop and mobile devices, and the mobile app offers a wide range of features, including voice and video chat, text messaging, file sharing, and screen sharing. Discord is a great way to stay connected with friends and fellow gamers, and it's also a great platform for meeting new people and making new friends.

Download: Android, iOS

Discord - Customizable chat spaces, Fun group chat enhancements
  • Tags:
  • Group chat
  • Fun games
  • High-Quality Streaming

Application information:

Downloads 467,205,439
Features Discord is a free voice, video, and text chat app that brings gamers together. Chat with your teammates, build your community with a dedicated server, and stay in touch with friends while you play.
Pros Free to use, feature-rich, easy to set up and use, cross-platform compatibility.
Cons Can be resource-intensive, occasional server outages, limited customization for non-Nitro users.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Madilyn Bechtel: “Works well, specific issue with messaging. Often typed and sent messages arent delivered, only to disappear without a trace (or notification) and then appear hours or days later as errors. The 'alert for every new message' setting works inconsistently. Support seems to have no remedy. Update: I have gone through my app and system notification settings. I set my channel notifications to 'every mew message'” – 3/5 in Play Store

Danica Stewart: “I normally don't leave app reviews, but this is getting ridiculous. I can no longer hold calls while playing games because it just disconnects me randomly. Menus keep changing; pick a design and stick with it. Images don't fully expand when I tap on them. There's so many issues and more keep surfacing with each update. I tried what yall suggested and the problem is still persisting.” – 2/5 in Play Store

10. VK

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Unlimited communication, Free video calls, Social media platform

VK is a Russian social media and networking service. It is available as a website and a mobile app for iOS and Android. VK allows users to create profiles, share photos and videos, send messages, and join groups. It also has a number of features that are popular in Russia, such as the ability to share music and play games. VK is one of the most popular social media platforms in Russia, with over 100 million active users.

Download: Android, iOS

VK - Unlimited communication, Free video calls, Social media platform
  • Tags:
  • Free video calls
  • Unlimited messaging
  • Wide social network

Application information:

Downloads 396,051,373
Features VK is a popular social media app where you can message and chat with friends, share photos and videos, listen to music, and play games.
Pros VK is a great way to stay connected with friends and family, and it's also a great way to discover new content.
Cons VK can be addictive, and it's important to be aware of the privacy implications of using the app.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Arianna Boyd: “I'm not sure what it is, but the messages on this app seem to never go through to people. There has been countless times where I would send a few messages to a friend, and then hours later, they would just then get them. It happens ALL the time; I use my own data and my internet and still no change. Sometimes above my DMs it would say "Waiting for Network.." even though I'm either using data or wi-fi. Restarting my device doesn't help it either.” – 2/5 in Play Store

FountainOf Light: “Ugh, I freaking LOVE this BUT it's not in English and you can't pay for a subscription in America so everytime my phone goes to sleep it stops playing meaning I have to hit the screen every few minutes and I can't minimize the app. Lately I have been getting a playback error which is SUPER annoying because I have to force close the app and play on other things. Logging in is to difficult so I am afraid of logging out. They never find my number.” – 3/5 in Play Store

11. Tango

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Live video chat, Real-time streaming, Global community

Tango is a free social media app available for iOS and Android devices. It allows users to connect with friends and family through text, voice, and video calls, as well as share photos, videos, and other content. Tango also has a number of features that make it unique from other social media apps, such as the ability to play games with friends, watch live streams, and create and join groups. With over 300 million users worldwide, Tango is a great way to stay connected with loved ones and meet new people.

Download: Android, iOS

Tango - Live video chat, Real-time streaming, Global community
  • Tags:
  • Live Video Chat
  • Real-Time Connections
  • Global Community

Application information:

Downloads 320,044,706
Features Tango is a free video calling and messaging app that lets you connect with friends and family around the world.
Pros Easy to use, free to download, and has a large user base.
Cons Can be buggy at times, and some users have reported privacy concerns.

Comments and Reviews from users:

A Google user: “Good but the UI is not simple and well-organized. The feature syncing automatically to my contact duplicates my ultimate contacts, which delay finding a real contact which has a phone number (not Tango contact). Adding many ads damage concentration on the app's core functions (call and text). That does not even include the redundant unhelpful feature the social network which shows sexual and inapproriately-aged persons to make friends. Most people use the app to contact their close people.” – 2/5 in Play Store

A Google user: “I call Japan several times a month. The clarity/ video chat is very good. Even though I may lose a connection after 45 mins but, it's still great. Sometimes the slide doesn't move all the way to the right to make a call. It takes several attempts to to get a complete slide. I hope they fix this problem. Thank-you. it's difficult to move the slide to make a call” – 3/5 in Play Store

12. Twitch

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Live streaming, Community interaction, Subscription perks


Cost: Twitch Turbo (8.99), Twitch Prime (12.99)

Twitch is a live streaming platform where users can broadcast and watch live video content. It is primarily focused on gaming, but also includes other categories such as music, art, and talk shows. The Twitch mobile app allows users to watch live streams, chat with broadcasters and viewers, and follow their favorite channels. It also includes features such as push notifications for when favorite streamers go live, and the ability to save and share clips from streams.

Download: Android, iOS

Twitch - Live streaming, Community interaction, Subscription perks
  • Tags:
  • Live streaming of games, music, and more
  • Massive and supportive community
  • Easy-to-use streaming tools

Application information:

Downloads 271,272,330
Features Twitch is a live streaming platform that allows users to broadcast and watch live video content. It offers a variety of features, including the ability to chat with other users, create and manage channels, and subscribe to other channels.
Pros Twitch is a great way to connect with other people who share your interests, and it's a lot of fun to watch your favorite streamers play games, talk about their lives, or just hang out.
Cons Twitch can be addictive, and it's easy to spend hours watching streams. It can also be difficult to find new streamers to watch, and some of the content on Twitch can be offensive or inappropriate.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Oms Sadre: “I use this a lot and works well. But I hate the new view that was recently added. Please change it back or add a 'classic view' option. For those that follow a lot of steamers I'm sure they would prefer to browse with the list view other than seeing 1 live video at a time. Even the live follows button in the the top left doesn't have a filter option. Can't even work out what the order is.” – 4/5 in Play Store

Zyphis V: “I find the new app layout/settings mostly deterring. Perhaps my experience would be considered negligible as I don't use it much, but here's are some of my thoughts: I didn't like that upon opening the app, I'm thrust into a steam immediately, even if it's someone I'm following. My chat timestamps vanished, as did the option to enable them, or at the very least the option to enable timestamps has been hidden very well. On a more positive note, I do like the new stream interactivoverlay elements” – 2/5 in Play Store

13. Threads, an Instagram app

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Follow favorite creators, Share your point of view


Cost: Threads, an Instagram app (Free), Threads, an Instagram app - Pro ($0.99)

Threads, an Instagram app for close friends, lets you share ideas and trends, and stay connected throughout the day. With Threads, you can send messages, photos, and videos, and create groups for different topics or interests. You can also see what your friends are up to through their Stories, and react to their posts with emojis. Threads is a great way to stay close with your friends and share your everyday moments in a private and fun way.

Download: Android, iOS

Threads, an Instagram app - Follow favorite creators, Share your point of view
  • Tags:
  • Text-based conversations
  • Follow favorite creators
  • Share ideas and opinions

Application information:

Downloads 203,222,380
Features Share photos, moments and connect with those who matter most.
Pros Easily share photos and updates.
Cons Limited functionality compared to the main Instagram app.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Terry Canaan: “Meh. Not the greatest experience on a Chromebook. Seems to be customized for phones only. Opens in a little screen that you can't expand or resize - for reasons that are a complete mystery to me. Judging from the fact that every other app I know of is resizeable, this seems like it was a conscious choice by the developers . Why you'd do something like this is beyond understanding and suggests a control freak approach. Not a great way to make a first impression.” – 2/5 in Play Store

Erin Bryant: “Great app with a lot of potential! However, there is a lot that needs to be fixed. For example, the option to mute accounts is lagging/delayed. This feature is definitely needed at this stage, which is part of the next problem. Another issue I've noticed is the home page shows a lot of accounts I don't follow and have never heard of, and a lot of blue check accounts that I don't want to see. There is no way to filter them out to see the content I actually want, from people I follow.” – 3/5 in Play Store

14. ZEPETO

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Explore virtual worlds, Customize your avatar, Meet new friends


Cost: ZEPETO (Free), ZEPETO Premium ($4.99)

ZEPETO is a popular social media app where users can create and customize their own 3D avatars. Users can chat with friends, play games, take photos, and explore a virtual world. ZEPETO also allows users to create and share their own content, such as animations and clothing items. The app has been downloaded over 300 million times worldwide and is particularly popular among young people.

Download: Android, iOS

ZEPETO - Explore virtual worlds, Customize your avatar, Meet new friends
  • Tags:
  • Virtual World Exploration
  • Avatar Customization
  • Social Interaction

Application information:

Downloads 183,986,815
Features Create and customize your own 3D avatar, hang out with friends in virtual spaces, play games, and take creative photos and videos.
Pros Fun and engaging way to connect with friends and express yourself creatively.
Cons In-app purchases can be expensive, and some users have reported experiencing glitches and bugs.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Wolfe Howls: “It's a great app. You meet new ppl, friends, and you get to choose from different clothing, making to millions of different clothing combinations. Also being able to show off the outfit. But lately I have been having trouble posting pictures, the templates are fine to post, but pictures I can't post at all, always saying there was an internet problem, even though I've been on a stable internet connection. Overall, it's a great app, and I enjoy it very well.” – 5/5 in Play Store

Nicole Tolk: “This app contains ads in it but, you need to watch ads to do super scratches and to skip an item on a quest. And there is no possible way to remove the advertisements. This app looks pretty nice! I like the style of the characters! You can't get free ZEM though. But you also cannot delete you account, it just stays there permanently.” – 3/5 in Play Store

15. Reddit

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Trending topics and news, Diverse anonymous conversations


Cost: Reddit (Free), Reddit Premium ($5.99/month)

Reddit is a popular social media platform where users can share and discuss news, entertainment, and other topics of interest. The mobile app offers a convenient way to access Reddit's vast community and content on the go. With the app, users can browse subreddits, post and comment on threads, upvote and downvote content, and engage with other users in real-time. The app also features push notifications, customizable feeds, and a user-friendly interface, making it an excellent way to stay connected and informed on the latest trends and discussions.

Download: Android, iOS

Reddit - Trending topics and news, Diverse anonymous conversations
  • Tags:
  • Trending topics
  • Engaging community
  • Diverse conversations

Application information:

Downloads 160,836,031
Features Find breaking news, join discussion boards on your interests, and view viral content.
Pros Easy-to-use interface, vast community, and a wide range of content.
Cons Can be overwhelming to navigate, and some communities can be toxic or biased.

Comments and Reviews from users:

Bruce Lewis: “It's reddit! This is a pretty great app, but not perfect. They finally disabled the live broadcast things that used to show in your stream, but there's a new annoyance. If you don't open the app for a bit it automatically refreshes itself on open. So if you were in the middle of a comment and forgot to hit send it now gets wiped out when you reopen the app.” – 2/5 in Play Store

GuyWire: “Since the massive price hike of the API, the quality of browsing reddit truly dropped. There are a lot of things I wish I could do, but can't. For example, every post should have a save icon along the same bar as the up and down votes, I shouldn't swipe up in a vid in a subreddit, only to be shown a vid from some other random sub. Although the app has made improvements, it has a long way to go to be considered even close to the app I used to use. Maybe one day.” – 3/5 in Play Store

16. BeReal. Your friends for real.

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Simultaneous front and back camera, Random daily notification


Cost: BeReal - Your friends for real. (Free), BeReal - Your friends for real. - No ads (Paid)

BeReal is a social media app that encourages users to be authentic and share their unfiltered moments. Every day at a different time, users receive a notification to capture and share a photo of what they're doing in that moment. The app is designed to combat the highlight reels and curated content that is often shared on other social media platforms. With BeReal, users can connect with their friends and family on a more genuine level.. BeReal. Your friends for real.

Download: Android, iOS

BeReal. Your friends for real. - Simultaneous front and back camera, Random daily notification
  • Tags:
  • Real-time photo sharing
  • Unfiltered and authentic
  • Connects with close friends

Application information:

Downloads 28,070,305
Features BeReal is a social media app that allows users to share a single photo per day with their friends. The app is designed to encourage users to be more authentic and less curated on social media.
Pros BeReal is a fun and easy way to stay connected with friends and family.
Cons BeReal can be annoying if you don't want to post a photo every day.

Comments and Reviews from users:

James Hahn: “A really fun app that keeps our family connected but it needs some glitches/bugs addressed. Nearly every time the notification is made, I immediately open the app to take my picture. I take the picture and hit send. it behaves as though it's sending but when it shows the feed, everything is blurry. So, I have to do it again, sometimes multiple times, often late. Other than that issue, it's a great idea.” – 3/5 in Play Store

Miss Lizz: “I've had BeReal moments that I have captured in time and they show for me but do post for others and I am unable to post my second or third pictures due to error message "Please wait until your previous BeReal is uploaded"... It's been over 24 hours. UPDATE: So I'm not able to use the setting with video. Cool, that's fine. But for the past month or so, when my family and I take pictures, they don't post at all. We gave to open the app, close the app, try again and cross our fingers.” – 3/5 in Play Store