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Facebook?s App Center Redesigned, Game-focused - Allfacebook

9 addictive Facebook games - BT

Angry Birds on Facebook The homepage highlights trending games and personalized suggestions. People can also find specific games through the search bar or by browsing categories. The app detail pages have been optimized to quickly get people playing new games. Theyre fast, displayed in-line, and showcase high-resolution videos and images. The new App Center gives people a single place where people can manage their games activity. They can see new game requests, as well as adjust the app privacy settings for individual games. The new design will be rolling out to everyone in the coming weeks. Existing apps listed in the App Center dont need to upload new creative assets, but weve simplified the image requirements for submissions going forward. If your app is not yet listed, you can learn how to submit your app by reading our updated App Center documentation .
Original article here: http://allfacebook.com/app-center-redesign_b132780

AppCenterUpdate650 Here's our pick of nine of the most addictive Facebook games. Angry Birds One of the most recognisable games in the world is also one you can play on Facebook for free, and it's brilliant fun. Flinging fowl at evil - or perhaps misunderstood - pigs sounds daft, and it is. Oh, it's also totally addictive and the sort of thing you'll lose hours to. Pool Live Tour Pool is always a good way to spend some time, to kill an hour here or there. So why not do it in this excellent video game version of the pub pastime? Best of all, you can play Pool Live Tour against your friends or others online. And as there are millions of players, you'll never be short of competition. Jurassic Park Builder Build your own Jurassic Park. That's all we need to say, really.
Original article here: http://home.bt.com/techgadgets/internet/9-addictive-facebook-games-11363912426330

Facebook focuses on games with iPad app refresh | TechHive

Facebook has been trying to convince app developers to integrate Facebook Login into their games so the company can improve its games platform, and that effort seems to be paying off. In a Monday blog post , Facebooks Victor Medeiros said more than 70 percent of people who use the iPad app played a Facebook-connected game in the last three months. So the networks iPad app is getting a refresh that will surface your games on the right-hand column next to the News Feed, beneath birthdays and trending topics. Theres also a separate section just for games, and Medeiros said that section will eventually include ads for games. The mobile game Panda Pop has found a slew of fans on Facebook. The update starts rolling out to a limited number of users on Monday, but dont expect to see the new games sections on your iPhone. Dan Morris, Facebooks head of North American games partnerships, told VentureBeat that the iPad update reflects trends in mobile gaming. This has to do with how different devices are used, Morris said. We see unequivocably that games are the primary use case for tablets. So it made a lot of sense to think about fundamentally rethinking Facebooks iPad app as a result. Facebook has long been a popular destination for casual gamers who found it almost too easy to get sucked in to playing Farmville or Mafia Wars for hours.
Original article here: http://www.techhive.com/article/2364160/facebook-focuses-on-games-with-ipad-app-refresh.html

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