Facebook Announces App Center

Facebook Announces App Center
Users will see app ratings and customized recommendations
By Cameron Scott
News Jun 8th 2012

Facebook took its App Center live, at a slick media event in San Francisco, announcing a handful of previously undisclosed features.

The social networking company announced in May that it would launch an App Center to highlight high-quality social apps that run on its platform. On Thursday, the company gave a brief demo of the feature.

The App Center, which users will be able to access from the left-hand navigational menu on their Facebook landing pages, will feature personalized app recommendations based on an individual user's interests and previous activity. The apps can also be searched by category, such as "games" or "lifestyle."