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Facebook Me! A Guide to Socializing, Sharing, and Promoting on Facebook, Second Edition by Dave Awl

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7. Applications and Other Add-Ons

As a public transportation rider, I don’t resort to car metaphors very often. But in this case, it fits: If Facebook is a car, then applications are the options. You can get where you’re going using the tools that come with Facebook by default, but adding applications may make the ride more fun, and possibly even more productive.

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Some Facebook apps are practical, like the GPS navigator in your dashboard; some add entertainment to the ride, like a built-in stereo; some are for self-expression, like the plush toy dangling from your rearview mirror; and some are games (let’s say those are the equivalent of playing ...

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