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WeatherPoke gives you weather alerts via Facebook

There are a lot of pointless apps on Facebook, but occasionally some useful information turns up on the site. WeatherPoke is one app that might actually tell you something you want to know, instead of more quizzes and top five lists. You can use it to display a local weather forecast on your page, publish the weather to your profile, or get alerts when the weather in your area turns bad. If...

Grooveshark introduces music sharing plugins for Facebook and Wordpress

Grooveshark is my favorite quick way to listen to a particular song online. With an extensive library, easy sharing and embeddable widgets, it's a powerhouse in the music sharing arena. It's only getting better, too, with the recent addition of a Facebook application and a Wordpress plugin. The Facebook app lets you share songs directly to your wall, and the Wordpress plugin lets you quickly put...

Facebook announces winning apps in FBFund

Facebook's FBFund is a $10mil initiative to provide funding for startups that are doing promising things in the Facebook app or Facebook Connect area. Recently, 18 startups were chosen to receive a whole bunch of money and attend Facebook's Rev09 incubator program this summer. All 18 winners (and two non-profits, who can't get a cut of the money due to the structure of FBFund) are listed on...

Creative Commons launches "official unofficial" Facebook app

After all of the issues with Facebook's terms of service and concerns over who owns user-created content on the site, it's interesting to see Creative Commons enter the Facebook arena with an app. Installing the Creative Commons app lets users display the CC badge of their choice on their profiles, indicating the licensing terms they want to use for their profile content. This could be a big step...

Facebook fixes up application directory, pushes verified apps

According to Facebook's Developer Blog, big changes are coming to the application directory, which will affect both developers and everyday users. With over 52,000 apps now available, the Facebook team, they're looking at new ways to highlight the best apps and help users discover the ones most relevant to them. This should deliver a much-needed image boost for Facebook, and help combat the...

Install Facebook applications on any web site

Love them or hate them, Facebook applications are what makes the social networking site what it is. Back when MySpace, Friendster, and other sites let you connect with friends, leave messages, and maybe even play some music, Facebook let you send snowballs, play Scrabble, and graph your bestest friends. The only problem with Facebook applications is that up until now, you've had to actually visit...