Facebook Launches Apps for Timeline

By Todd Haselton Features BGR

The Facebook logo is shown at Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto, California May 26, 2010. Facebook announced efforts to better guard the privacy of its more than 400 million users, addressing mounting pressure on the world's most popular online ... social network to protect personal data exchanged on its site. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SCI TECH) (Reuters)

Facebook on Wednesday evening announced new applications that can be used to populate users’ Facebook Timelines with new information. 

Continue Reading Below

The initial launch apps include Foodspotting, Foodily, Ticketmaster, Pinterest,Rotten Tomatoes, Pose, Kobo, Gogobot, TripAdvisor and several others. 

“If you’re a traveler, you can add the Gogobot and TripAdvisor apps to bring a virtual passport to your timeline, and show your friends where you’ve been and share tips about your favorite spots from around the world,” Facebook product manager Carl Sjogreen explained in a blog post.

See more tech stories on the FOX Business Technology homepage.

Thankfully, Facebook has added an option that allows users to choose exactly who can see the updates from each application, which means Timelines shouldn’t be too flooded with updates about what an old friend from highschool has been cooking for dinner all week. 

More On This...

Sjogreen also said more applications for additional interests will be added over time.

Continue Reading Below

This content was originally published on BGR.com

More news from BGR:

What do you think?

Click the button below to comment on this article.