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Foursquare Checks In To Success With Facebook’s Open Graph

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You know you’ve seen it on your friend’s Facebook profile or Twitter feed: a Foursquare check-in, proclaiming that they are now the mayor of the local burger joint. On Monday, Facebook praised Foursquare’s use of open graph technology, which has allowed the program to grow by  leaps and bounds. Foursquare Product Manager Noah Weiss noted that sign-ups rose by 50 percent after Facebook login was added to the application.

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Songza Connects Facebook Users To Mood Music

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People can organize music by genre, artist, title, album date, and just about any other metric you could think of. But what about mood? Facebook application Songza produces playlists based on what types of music the user wants to hear for specific situations. For instance, if a person likes to hear hard rock and is getting ready for a half-marathon, Songza would provide a rockin’ workout playlist. The app was featured Thursday in Facebook’s Developer Spotlight.

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