Thursday, January 19, 2012
MapMyFITNESS Ties Into Facebook Timeline
Austin-based MapMyFITNESS, the developer of mobile tracking and fitness software, has joined a number of companies announcing apps for Facebook Timeline today. MapMyFitness said it has launched a fitness app for Facebook Timeline, which allows people to share their fitness activity with friends. MapMyFitness is run by Richard Jalichandra, who said in a statement that the app wil provide a "a new, more personalized experience" for sharing fitness achievements. MapMyFitness is backed by Austin Ventures. Jalichandra took the reins at MapMyFITNESS last June, and had previously been at Battery Ventures and Technorati, among other firms.