Facebook Launches An App Center

Facebook App Center

Facebook took another step toward its goal of being a platform for developers Wednesday, by announcing that it will launch its own App Center, a single location for the platform’s many applications.
The company also announced that it will begin supporting paid apps, a program that it is offering to developers in a beta test.

Sections:  news   business   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Microsoft Develops Set-Top Box
    Microsoft has been developing designs for a simple set-top device for streaming video and other entertainment options. More
  • Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3DAmazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D
    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicksYouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks
    Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
ASK NEWS:
  • Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa - Biz Community
    Media Hero PLATFORM (Specific Social Platforms): Facebook Page of the ... Financial Institution INDIGENOUS (Local Campaigns and Brands): App of the
    10/21/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
  • 10 Startups to Watch — Small World - Charleston Business Journal
    ... and Facebook data. A revenue model hasn’t been developed, but Jamieson envisions the app ... bugs can be removed before it launches toward ...
    10/21/2014 - 1:06 pm | View Link
  • Vantiv Launches Innovative Mobile Solution for Financial ... - Yahoo! Finance
      View photo . Vantiv Launches Innovative Mobile ... an innovative mobile payments app that provides ... vantiv.com or on Twitter , Facebook , ...
    10/21/2014 - 12:07 pm | View Link
  • Scripps launches Podium to empower people to participate more in the ... - Yahoo! Finance
    Scripps launches Podium to empower people to participate more in the ... - Broadcaster Magazine
    10/21/2014 - 11:10 am | View Link
  • Homeboy Launches The Worlds Most Accessible Home Security System To ... - WSPA
    Homeboy Launches The Worlds Most Accessible Home Security System To ... - CBS 3 Springfield
    10/21/2014 - 10:48 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Facebook launches new ‘Safety Check’ tool for ‘safety’ notifications during disasters
    The feature works on Facebook's desktop app, as well as the social network's mobile app, including those for the iOS and Android platforms. About the motivation for launching the new 'Safety Check' feature, Facebook said that technology and social media ...
    10/18/2014 - 1:27 am | View Link
  • The Name of Google's New Text-Messaging App Is Really Going to Annoy Facebook
    Google is introducing a text-messaging app called "Messenger" with the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, the new version of its mobile operating system. That, obviously, will be confusing because it has the same name as Facebook's existing messaging app.
    10/17/2014 - 12:02 pm | View Link
  • Facebook launches Safety Check tool for natural disasters
    When a disaster is registered in the tool, Facebook will look at the location of each user, determined by the city listed on a user’s profile, where they’re using the internet and the last location noted in the Nearby Friends app. The app will send a ...
    10/17/2014 - 6:17 am | View Link
  • Facebook Launches "Safety Check" in Natural Disasters
    The app is simple. It uses push notifications on devices hear affected disaster areas and if a Facebook user is fine, then he or she pokes the "I'm safe" button. It then notifies the News Feed, so all Facebook friends can see, according to the Verge.
    10/16/2014 - 10:23 am | View Link
  • YouTube and Facebook are now optimized for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
    The free universal app is available to download now from the App Store. The FBI director wants Apple to stop encrypting user data Google launches Primer app for iOS to help startups learn...
    10/15/2014 - 11:57 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • Facebook
    With more than 1 billion users, Facebook is the world’s largest social network. Founder Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in 2004 while he was an ...
    10/21/2014 - 3:55 pm | View Website
  • Twitter on Facebook | Facebook
    Email or Phone: Password: Keep me logged in. Forgot your password?
    10/21/2014 - 1:32 pm | View Website
  • Facebook Developers
    Audience Network. Monetize your app with Facebook ads. Get Started
    10/21/2014 - 2:05 am | View Website
  • Facebook Platform
    The Facebook Platform is a software environment provided by the social networking service Facebook for third-party developers to create their own applications and ...
    10/20/2014 - 1:12 pm | View Website
  • Facebook
    Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with...
    10/20/2014 - 8:18 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News