Facebook Connect for iPhone Will Links Apps to Your Facebook Account

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At Facebook's annual f8 conference this afternoon it was revealed that iPhone app developers will be able to integrate apps with Facebook Connect-in other words, apps will be able to link up to and share data with your Facebook account, so your identity will be consistent and linked across apps through your Facebook account (and you won't have to create separate accounts for every app). Think of it like this:

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The framework is expected to roll in the fall. As TechCrunch points out, Facebook's iPhone SDK indicates that mobile is a big part of their vision-so expect to see a lot more Facebook on your phone (and other gear) in the near future. Hope you're into oversharing! [TechCrunch]

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RosaliaEgonon

This has already been integrated into at least one iPod application, Fotomatic.

If you have installed Fotomatic and configured it to work with

Facebook, you will find it under Facebook's privacy (application)

section.

Fotomatic looks promising but Apple is dragging their feet on pushing

application updates out, so it's currently crashing hard for me.