Facebook announced Tuesday that the application modules it introduced for Timeline in March have now been rolled out to all users, encouraging app developers in a post on its developer blog to incorporate these sections into their apps
BandsInTown, the top concert-discovery application on Facebook, plans to deepen integration within the social network. The app, which reaches more than 20 million unique Facebook users per month, wants to connect more fans through concerts they’re planning to see. BandsInTown CEO Julien Mitelberg spoke with AllFacebook about how the app will use open graph technology to make Facebook users more aware of events featuring their favorite artists.
What changes to its news feed will Facebook unveil at its press event Thursday at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.? According to a Facebook employee, a social advertising industry source, and developers who spoke with TechCrunch, the big announcement involves new ways for users to filter their news feeds.
Facebook Director of Engineering Mike Vernal, who oversees the social network’s open graph platform, spoke with Ryan Tate of Wired about his goals for open graph, mobile usage of Facebook, and its app center.
Tis the season for giving, and Facebook is on board, announcing at its rescheduled event at iconic toy store FAO Schwarz in New York Thursday night that its Gifts feature is being rolled out to more users, and introducing several new retail partners.
Facebook limits the use of the “listen” action to pre-approved music applications.
Facebook announced plans to crank up the music by allowing users to listen to songs their friends are listening to, saying that it began rolling out the Listen With button today and will complete the task over the next few weeks
Facebook is no longer working on an official music dashboard, and instead the social network is steering its users toward music services it has partnered with so far: Spotify, Rdio and Mog.