Roundup: New Features and Tools Announced at Facebook D8 Conference
The Facebook F8 conference is taking place today (watch live) in San Francisco and Mark Zuckerberg spoke and introduced a bunch of new features and services. We’ve also included in this roundup Facebook news from the past few days.
1. Live Blogging The Keynote (Timeline + Ticker) (by Greg Sterling, Search Engine Land)
The timeline beta begins today and will roll out over the next few weeks. The apps will roll out more or less simultaneously. Music, Movies and TV open graph apps launch today.
See Also: How to register for Facebook’s new Timeline feature right now (via The Next Web)
2. F8’s Big Facebook Changes: Timeline, Ticker, News Feed, Apps (via AllFacebook)
Includes video and screen caps.
3. Facebook debuts ‘Lifestyle Apps’ for cooking, exercising and way more (via Venture Beat)
Kobo announces new social eReading features on Facebook
Facebook Music announced with Spotify, Rdio, MOG, and more (via MyNextSite)
Here Are All The Music Services That Will Work With Facebook Now (via SAI)
“Yahoo News Gets Integrated With Facebook” (via PC World)
Netflix Announces Facebook Integration at F8 Conference (Not Available in U.S. Yet) (via Hacking Netflix)
See Also: Help us Bring Facebook Sharing to Netflix USA (via Netflix Blog)
“Guardian launches Facebook app”
4. Facebook Introduces Open Graph, Lets You Share EVERYTHING You Do (via Business Insider)
5. “Facebook enables new real-time social interactions for games” (via Venture Beat)
6. “Facebook smashes social web record attracting half a billion users in one day” (via The Telegraph)
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