Facebook Chat for Pidgin 1.69

This tool automatically adds the Pidgin language to Facebook chat

  • Category:

    Instant Messaging

  • Version:

    1.69

  • Works under:

    Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows NT / Windows 2000 / Windows ME / Windows 98 SE / Windows 98

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free (gpl)
  • Vote:
    6.7 (40)

Facebook Chat for Pidgin is an add-on for the Pidgin chat client that allows users to integrate their Facebook chat conversations with the rest of their messages within their preferred chat client.

Once Facebook Chat for Pidgin has been downloaded and installed, the software will then connect to Facebook to draw in chat data without the use of an API key. It accesses your data by logging into Facebook servers and obtaining your Friends list and Messenger conversations. Because this process requires you to log into your account, it will need the email address and password that you use to access Facebook.

After adding your Facebook credentials to Facebook Chat for Pidgin, you'll be able to begin chatting with your Facebook friends. You will be able to send and receive messages to them, edit your friends list by adding and removing people, and receive notifications. You can also search through Friends or the Facebook network, and even update your status. There are plenty of ways that you can control your Facebook with Facebook Chat for Pidgin, all without having to log into the actual Facebook website.

Just like with any other major chat client, Facebook is seamlessly integrated for quick access. It works so well with Pidgin that it's very possible that you'll never want to log into the actual Facebook website again.

There definitely isn't much about Facebook Chat for Pidgin for users to complain about. However, the one thing that Facebook Chat for Pidgin seems to be missing is a link that can allow you to easily access your actual account page from the add-on. In the event that you would need to check Facebook for your account details while using this add-on, you would need to open a new browser manually and navigate to the page yourself.

Overall, Facebook Chat for Pidgin is a great plug-in for those that like to manage their social media accounts from one chat client, such as Pidgin. In some ways, Facebook Chat for Pidgin makes Facebook even easier to use.

So, what are you waiting for? Get this add-on for your chat client today!

Pros:

  • Facebook Chat for Pidgin is extremely simple to install.
  • This add-on provides you full control over your Facebook account.

Cons:

  • Currently, there is no link in the add-on that allows you to jump from the chat client to your actual Facebook account page.

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