Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Facebook Timeline: How to find and add Apps

Facebook has launched 60 new apps to be made use of your Facebook Timeline. Up until now users were able to share what they were reading or the music their were listening to. This new release now changes everything. Users can now share using apps from from FoodspottingFoodilyTicketmasterPinterestRotten TomatoesPoseKoboGogobotTripAdvisor, and others. So if you love to cook you can share using Foodily, if you like to travel you can use TripAdvisor to share your travels and other travel related info. No matter what your interests are there is an app for you. Whether your like snowboarding, gardening, hiking knitting, collecting stamps. There will eventually be an app available for you.

How to add apps to your Timeline
1. Login to Facebook
2. Click on this link to see a list of Apps you can install and use on your Facebook Timeline. If you want to full URl here it is http://www.facebook.com/about/timeline/apps
3. Once you find an app you would like to add click on the 'Install' button.
4. You Done.

Once I install or add an app how do I decide who sees my sharing activity.
1. You can either do this while the app is being installed on Facebook. But if you want to change the settings later you can go here to change settings of each individual app. 
2. You can also do this:

  1. Click the  at the top right of any Facebook page and click Privacy Settings

  2. Under the Apps and Websites heading, you would need to click Edit Settings

  3. Click Edit Settings next to Who can see posts and activity from this app on Facebook?

  4. Click the drop-down button to choose between friends, public of custom

Save your settings and your done.

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