Best New Mashups: The Latest Facebook Mashups

Wendell Santos
Jun. 15 2012, 07:00AM EDT

This week we are going to take a look at some of the best new Facebook mashups. Everyday, here at ProgrammableWeb, we showcase one exceptional mashup as “Mashup of The Day”; all of the Facebook mashups listed below have been granted that honor. In our directory we list 366 Facebook mashups.

Rent Compass Facebook App - The app allows users to search for rental apartments and houses right on Facebook. A combination of Google Map and Facebook API mashup allows users to search for rentals, share postings with friends, message them or simply chat to ask for opinion. API used include: WalkScore, GoogleMaps, Facebook. More at our Rent Compass Facebook App profile.

Whilewairport - Who said that waiting at the airport should be an atomic bore? Nonsense. As long as you can use a service like WhileWairport, then waiting for your plane is going to be something productive. This service lets you get real-time information about flights and airlines directly on your mobile, and have that shared with all of your contacts on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Which means that if your plane is going to be late, then you’ll be able to let everybody know about such a thing without having to make a single call, or even send a single SMS. A simple social update will do. And the social scope of this service doesn’t stop at that. No, WhileWairport lets you meet up with people who are in the same airport that you find yourself in. You can look for people who share your same hobbies and interests, and have a much more pleasant wait if your flight’s been delayed. And WhileWairport is useful for finding people to share taxis with, too. Simply make it clear where it is you are supposed to get to, and if there’s any matches then the application will instantly let you know as much. API used include: LinkedIn, GoogleClientAuth, Foursquare, FlightStats, Facebook. More at our Whilewairport profile.

wordonthewire - Wordonthewire serves up the latest results from a range of trending platforms based on a users single search query. It is intended mainly as a tool to get a quick, latest "scoop" on a topic, and be able to easily share the results. It picks up on your browsing language of choice, and serves up the results in that language, making it really universal (without having to have a unique URL for each language).It focuses on doing all of this one page, and has a responsive layout. API used include: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Bing. More at our wordonthewire profile.

matchFWD: Smart Social Recruiting - MatchFWD’s social recruiting platform connects hiring managers with talented people through mutual Facebook and LinkedIn contacts. Users help friends grow their business and find better career opportunities, while building their online reputation and earn referral bonuses. API used include: Facebook, LinkedIn. More info at our matchFWD: Smart Social Recruiting profile.

Wendell Santos

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