Facebook launches 60 new Timeline apps

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Facebook has announced the launch of in excess of 60 new apps, designed specifically for use with the new Timeline feature on the social networking site, according to an article published by New Media Age.

Users will now be able to use the new apps to update their Timeline profile on Facebook - a site popular with social media marketing professionals.

News Corporation are one of the companies that have launched an app; it allows users to share and highlight the stories they've read in the company's The Daily titles. The type of stories read are then broken down and displayed in a "Read-Graph."

Soundcloud, Ticketmaster, The Wall Street Journal and AutoTrader have also launched new Timeline apps.

Posted on the official Facebook blog, a statement read: "Soon, there will be apps for all types of interests, as more apps will launch over time. Whether you love snowboarding, gardening, hiking or knitting, or something else, there will be an app for you."

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