Thursday, December 13, 2007

Latest Facebook News

Facebook API to open up to other social networks
By Christina Warren
Just hours after social networking site Bebo announced that their Open Application Developer Platform (which goes live tonight) would be "100 percent compatible with the Facebook platform", Facebook has pulled out a trump card of sorts, ...
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Bebo adopts Facebook open platform

Xinhua - China
Bebo's Open Application Platform will be fully compatible with the thousands of applications that have helped fuel growth at social network Facebook, ...
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Facebook Counters OpenSocial; Bebo Playing Both Sides

By (Joseph Weisenthal)
Facebook is ready to counterattack Google's (NSDQ: GOOG) OpenSocial. The site revealed today that its Facebook Platform would be made available to other social networking sites, allowing developers to easily port Facebook apps to sites ...
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Meebo Brings Chat to Facebook Apps; Hits 20 Million Monthly Users
TechCrunch - Atherton,CA,USA
Bringing more immediacy to Facebook apps from buddymedia, (fluff)Friends, rockyou, Slide, The Broth and the watercooler, Web-based instant messaging startup ...

Facebook targets Google with program for other social networks
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
December 13, 2007 (Computerworld) -- In a direct shot across the bow of Google Inc. and its opensocial project, Facebook Thursday announced plans to allow ...

Israel's New York Consulate launches Facebook page

Ynetnews - Israel
The Consulate General of Israel in New York City recently launched a new Facebook page in its name in an effort to publicize upcoming events and to reach ...

Facebook Profiles Can Foil Job Searches - USA
Popular social-networking web sites like Facebook and myspace are some of the latest vehicles that allow anyone who can use a mouse to create an online ...

Facebook interns rankled by younger bosses [Cubicle Culture]
By Nicholas Carlson
Facebook engineer Charles Cheever tells Intern Memo that one of the "most interesting" aspects of interning for the social network is that "it's not unheard of for interns to be older than the... [[ This is a content summary only. ...
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Did Blockbuster, Facebook Break Privacy Law With Beacon?
PC World - USA
Was a 1988 law broken when movie choices that Facebook members made on the Blockbuster's Web site were made available to other Facebook members? ...

Birthday Calendar Application Reaches 2 Million Users in One Month ...

Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA
application called Birthday Calendar. In just one month since its (BUSINESS WIRE)--BigDates Solutions today announced the launch of a powerful Facebook...

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