The First 10 Apps You Should Download From Facebook's New App centre

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Facebook’s new App centre, a site that helps you find cool new apps for your smartphone and the web, is now live.┬áThe goal is to help you find the best apps to use within Facebook or on your smartphone. App centre will give you recommendations based on what your friends are using.

Most of these apps have been around for a while, but now that the new App centre makes it easier to discover and connect them with Facebook, we decided to take at another look at some of our favourites.

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

This role-playing game takes place in Marvel's universe. (Just like the Avengers movie.) You take command of popular Marvel characters such as Captain America, The Hulk, Thor, etc. and battle against the evil Loki's minions.

Click here to play.


If you're a big Hulu user, this app will let you share what you watch with you Facebook friends. It's also a good way to discover new stuff to watch based on what your friends are watching.

Get it here.


Fandango isn't just about buying movie tickets. It's also a very powerful recommendation engine for movies. If you connect Fandango to Facebook, you'll be able to share the movies you've seen, reviews, etc. with your friends. That's a really cool way to discover movies you're missing out on.

Try it here.


Goodreads is a social network for book-lovers. You can create queues of books you want to read, rate your favourite books, and get recommendations from friends. Connecting Goodreads to Facebook gives you an even better chance to discover cool stuff to read.

Get it here.


If you're a Spotify user, you can blast everything you listen to on Facebook. That makes it easier to swap playlists with friends and pick up new tunes from other users.

Try it here.


Think of Viddy as the 'Instagram of video.' The app lets you take short videos on your smartphone, add some cool filters, and post them to Facebook. It's kind of addicting.

Get Viddy here.


Now that Instagram is joining the Facebook family, it's only proper to link the app to your Facebook account. Instagram lets you push all your photos to your Facebook news feed.

Get Instagram here.


Foursquare recently got a hefty update that focuses on venue recommendations. That's a great reason to link the app to your Facebook account. Letting your Facebook friends know where you go makes it a lot easier to discover new places.

Get Foursquare here.


Airbnb is a platform that lets you rent out your home, spare bedroom, apartment, etc. to people who need a temporary place to crash. The app is immensely popular, and connecting to Facebook will make your search a lot easier.

Get Airbnb here.


ooVoo is a cool video chat app that lets you talk with up to 12 people at once. It runs on just about any smartphone or tablet, or you can use it within Facebook's website a la Google+ Hangouts. Check out our walkthrough of ooVoo here.

You can try ooVoo here.

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