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Open Graph now available

January 18, 2012ByEddie O'Neil

At f8, we announced Timeline and the Open Graph - the next generation of the platform which enables people to tell their stories through the apps they use. The Open Graph has already had a significant impact on music, news, and video, but this was just the beginning. Starting today, developers can build apps that let people add anything they love to their Timelines - whether it is eating, traveling, shopping, running or taking pictures.

As a part of the this launch, more than 60 apps are going live today - including Pinterest, Rotten Tomatoes / Flixster, Foodspotting, Gogobot, and more. These are great examples of how the Open Graph brings experiences to Facebook. The developers took things that users already enjoy and made it easy for users to express them on their timeline.

If you are new to Open Graph, please check out the tutorial on how to use the Open Graph to integrate your app with Facebook. If you've already submitted Open Graph actions, we are starting to approve actions that meet our guidelines today, and hope to have all actions previously submitted approved within the next month.

The apps launching today are just starting to demonstrate the types of self-expression that are possible with the Open Graph. There are many more stories to tell and great apps to tell them. Get started today!