Facebook Launches Apps for Timeline

By Todd HaseltonBGR

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

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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.

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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.

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

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