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OpenSocial - it’s what just happened to Facebook

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

For so long Facebook has been looking robust - an Operating System with an ever growing group of rich, educated users and an ever-growing collection of applications. The applications were part of the genius. Any social networking site could help ...

Going back to when Facebook’s Platform was a pup

Thursday, November 1st, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Google's OpenSocial is in a large part a response to Facebook's application platform. As such, I've gone back to a June 2007 post where Marc Andreessen, cofounder of Ning dissected the Facebook platform. Here is a summary of his overview, ...

Google OpenSocial launch partners: hosts and developers

Thursday, November 1st, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Google's OpenSocial is expected to launch with a number of partners. So who are these partners and what do they do? According to Techcrunch OpenSocial launch partners are divided into two groups: hosts and developers. The launch partners are identified in ...
Open Social is Google's attempt to become the centre of social networking. The program's launch partners constitute top social networking application developers and 2nd tier social networking hosts.