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Gird your loins, it's (social networking) war!!Saunders-45X64.JPG
Posted by Alec Saunders

The die is cast, the gauntlet thrown. pick your melodramatic metaphor kiddies, but one thing is clear from this afternoon's announcements by Facebook and Bebo - it's war on OpenSocial. Mark Z and his team have correctly judged that OpenSocial is a threat to their burgeoning platform, and have decided that the Facebook API, architectures, tags and methods will be licenseable by any social network. Bebo immediately signed on. From the Facebook Platform Architecture page: Developers and users alike have embraced Facebook applications. 100,000 Facebook developers are currently building on Facebook Platform, and over 85% of Facebook users have used Facebook applications. Facebook Platform is open to all developers and companies, no matter what their size, goals or technical expertise. Our platform has been proven successful across audiences over the past 16 months, and we want to share the benefits of our work. Click here to read more of Alec's blog.

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