A story from a few days ago but have only just got around to blogging about - students at Stanford University in the US are developing Facebook applications as part of their coursework. Students get to develop a "real" application and immediately see the results being used in the wild. The most successful application in … Continue reading Facebook 101
It seems that Google had more up their sleeves than the early announcements that leaked out. Today they added MySpace, Bebo and Six Apart (of Moveable Type, LiveJournal, TypePad and Vox fame) to the list of relatively minor players. MySpace announced back in June that they're looking to open up and it would appear that … Continue reading More on OpenSocial
Google and partners (including LinkedIn, Hi5, Friendster, Ning and others) are launching a new open API for interfacing with Social Networks. I'm not going to go into it too much because plenty of people have written about it already but I'll give a few comments. If you're looking for one blog to read to get … Continue reading Is OpenSocial the beginning of the end for Facebook?