Since Bebo brought its Facebook Platform-compatible API out of closed beta a few weeks ago, as we reported in this post, the initial growth shows a steep curve from about 50 launch partner applications available before Jan 12th to 714 on Jan 26th.
Last month when the popular social network Bebo launched their API they made headlines by being the first major platform to be compatible with the Facebook Platform. They initially launched with 40 select partners who had early access to the platform but at the time other developers had to wait for access. That changed yesterday [...]
The statistics are impressive – nearly 12,000 applications produced on the Facebook Platform since its launch on May 24th of this year and according to Adonomics those applications were used over 36 million times in the last 24 hours.
It’s success prompted Google to push out its OpenSocial platform, expected to be widely deployed in 2008, [...]
If you are interested in hosting OpenSocial compatible widgets in your web site you’ll probably want to keep an eye on the open source project Shindig. What is it? As Google product manager Dan Peterson describes in Let’s get this shindig started: “Shindig is a new project in the Apache Software Foundation’s incubator (as per [...]
The latest big social platform news comes from Bebo, the third largest social network in the US with 40 million users, who yesterday officially announced their Open Application Platform. The most notable part of the launch is that Bebo will be supporting both Facebook plus OpenSocial as “standards” and that the Facebook team has been [...]
Yesterday was another very busy news day on the subject of social network platforms. The big news was that MySpace and Bebo joined the swelling ranks of social networks supporting the Google-lead OpenSocial API initiative. This means that OpenSocial will provide access to over 200 million user accounts. Lots of coverage and discussion around this. [...]
Besides the new APIs from Google and new Yahoo APIs in the past week, there’s been some nicely diverse APIs added our listings. An API for management of on-demand hosting, a social people search API, and a web service API from the leading GPS device manufacturer.
SoftLayer API: On-demand hosting provider SoftLayer provides this innovative API [...]