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Facebook Desktop Brings ‘Notification’ to Windows and Mac

Facebook Desktop, an Adobe AIR app links into your Facebook account and notifies you of every change to your account — pokes, messages, friend requests, event invites, etc. — with a little pop-up toast window on your mac desktop. The notifications appear in the bottom right of your screen whether you like it or not — you can’t change it to another corner, and you can’t change their appearance.

Beyond notifications, it also lets you publish status updates — but as you’ve to go via a tiny system tray icon, and there’s no way to set a global hotkey, it’s probably easier to just pop open a browser window and update your status normally.

Note, it’s a 45MB memory footprint, and requests a truly insane number of permissions when connecting to your Facebook account:

facebook desktop

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