08/01/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Facebook Apps Chosen To Be Rewarded With Big Bucks

At his keynote yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg announced the first recipients of grants from the fbFund - the $10 million pile of money from the Founders Fund and Accel Partners to fund Facebook apps.

The apps are pretty varied, and all of them are "useful" in some sense -- a new priority for the social network. That said, we were surprised to see there wasn't a single game on the list - although maybe Facebook game developers have plenty of dollars available through other sources.

Here are our five favorite fbFund winners (listed alphabetically):

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