TIL you don't have to install Android apps to use , , and mobile services.

They're all available through mobile web clients just fine, and only get your location (only) when you're using it for what you need to do.

With Fennec (Firefox) on Android you can even install a handy icon on your launcher screen to tap.

What other apps can be replaced by mobile web experiences?

@downey Apps for Mastodon... But seriously, Twitter and Tumblr run fine as mobile web clients, Instagram unfortunately only has limited functionality as web client. The IMDb works even better on the web than in the app, if you set it to desktop mode.

@downey LinkedIn's mobile website is very good compared to the app, probably because it was originally a webview app.

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