Facebook has announced it is in the process of launching an App Center in the Android and Apple Stores Thursday night. It’s rolling out on three platforms: Android, iOS and Facebook.com (on the mobile web) itself.
The Facebook App Center is currently only available to people in the US, with more than 600 apps. It will be available to everyone in the coming weeks.
Features of the new Facebook App Center
1. Discover the best apps
The Facebook App Center will give you personalized recommendations, and lets you browse the apps your friends use. It will only lists high-quality apps, based on feedback from people who use the app.
2. Install mobile apps
To make it easier to find social apps for mobile, the App Center isavailable in the Facebook iOS and Android apps, as well as Facebook.com.
You can send apps you find on your computer to your mobile device using the new “Send to Mobile” feature. If a mobile app requires a download, you’ll be sent to install it from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
3. Easily preview apps
Every app in the App Center has screenshots and a detailed description, so you can learn more about it before installing it. It helps you control your privacy by showing the information an app needs and letting you choose who can see your activity on Facebook. If you decide you want to use an app, you can get started directly from the App Center.
What do you think of this? More ways to annoy your friends and kill time on Facebook?