Tag: facebook applications
80 million now tend crops on Farmville
Farmville has reached the 80 million user milestone, AllFacebook's Applications Statistics has revealed. Farrmville lets players tend to a farm through their browser, and interact with other Farmville players too. The application's popularity is really booming at the moment, with…
Scrabulous removed from Facebook in North America, internet retaliates
“Scrabulous is disabled for U.S. and Canadian users until further notice,” reads a message from Scrabulous’ makers to players on Facebook. The removal of the Scrabulous application follows the lawsuit from Hasbro, the company which own the distribution rights to the Scrabble board game, which Scrabulous very closely resembles.
Find friends you never knew you had with Signal Patterns Facebook application
Facebook solves the problem of tracking down the friends you lost contact with but how about the ones you never even met? Personality testing science site, Signal Patterns, has launched a new Facebook application of the same name designed to suggest new people that you might like to get social networking with.
The idea is that you take the Signal Patterns personality test…
Playfish with three applications in Facebook top 10 games
Who has the biggest brain? Playfish apparently, as all three of their Facebooks application game titles have made it into the top 10 most played on the social networking website…
Facebook turns open-source in defence against MySpace
Facebook has confirmed that it is preparing to open up its platform to make life easier on third-party developers creating applications. Its announcement follows a flood of similar ones from other companies, including rival MySpace, which joined the Google-founded OpenSocial open source standards initiative.
Wayfinder upgrades its GPS Navigation software, adds social networking tools. Can I say GPS 2.0?
Wayfinder has just updated its Wayfinder Navigator software to include a simplified user interface, fully vectorised maps and, most interestingly of all, social network integration with Facebook…
Bobbies use Facebook to fight crime
Police in Greater Manchester are using social networking site Facebook to raise awareness of unsolved crimes. The Greater Manchester Police updates application gives you news feeds about unsolved crimes and appeals for witnesses in other cases. If you do have information on one of the crimes, you send them a tip directly using the sinisterly named ‘Submit Intelligence’ button…
Shazam music discovery site launches Facebook application
Shazam, which we featured a couple of years back, has just announced the launch of an application for Facebook that will allow users to access recent songs identified via Shazam’s mobile service, and share that music with their friends.
BetsGoneWild to let Facebook users bet on Paris Hilton's fate
George Bush is serious about stamping out Americans’ heathen love for online gambling. Services have been shut down, online betting executives have been arrested, and any US citizen even considering playing a hand or two of online poker will be bundled into an unmarked jet and airlifted directly to Guantanamo Bay. That last one’s draft legislation, obviously.