Is Facebook’s Social Graph Beacon 2.0?


The most far reaching announcement is the introduction of what is called the Social Graph API, a convention that allows developers (anyone with a Web site or a blog) to easily embed “Like” buttons and other functions on their sites, allowing users to “bring” their Faceboook identities wherever they go on the Web, outside of Facebook’s walled garden. Social plugins like the Like button and the activity feed enable you to offer social experiences with just a line of HTML.

With New API, Twitter Attempts to Kill Autofollow Apps

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API for developers. This API was the first "versioned" release, a breath of fresh air in many ways for developers that were tired of API updates breaking their code. API however, breaking many developers'' apps in the process ( mine included ).

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How to Get a User’s E-mail With Facebook Messages, and Why it Doesn’t Matter

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That, they did today as they launched their new “Facebook Messages&# product , a “Social Inbox&# intended to change the way you communicate with your close friends and family. Facebook actually makes this very easy with their Graph API – in fact, you don’t even have to be a programmer to do it (although a little programming skills will make it easier). Knowing just the e-mail doesn’t open up any data at all when it comes to a real Social Graph.

"Follow" Networks and The Creep Factor - Why It Isn't a Facebook Play

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Facebook's API is one of the most accessible APIs I've come across. In a sense, I see Google and Facebook working together, on 2 different planes to open up the social landscape. It's a different type of social graph than Facebook's.

What Websites Are You the One True Fan of?

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The real value for OneTrueFan will be for the website owners once OneTrueFan launches their dashboard and API. In the future, OneTrueFan will be releasing an API so that publishers can customize the experience for their visitors.

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Google is Not Facebook (and Vice Versa)

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They seem to really want to be on top of social search, but I can help but think, "why?" Let's "face" it - Google is not social. It's time for Google to realize that Facebook owns your social graph. Technology social Facebook Google

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Kynetx Kicks off the Web With No Log in Button With New Browser Extension

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Facebook themselves could be building experiences on top of Twitter and Google using their platform, using the identity you have stored in your browser, bringing your Facebook social graph into those experiences. With Kynetx, the Twitter inteface, and the web in general, is my platform as a developer, no new APIs to learn In previous posts I have talked about the concept of the " Web with no login button ". I call it the next iteration of the web, Web 3.0

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"Relative Finder", Using, Shows the Future of Social Genealogy

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If they wanted, with Facebook API they could retrieve the same data about your friends by just authorizing you, and not requiring your friends to authorize. To me, the future of Genealogy is social. In many ways, the future of Social is genealogy.

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The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

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With the advent of mobile, entire operating systems running on the browser, cloud-based personal information stores and APIs such as Kynetx to manage both user and application data for the user, we are so close to being where we want to be!

You Don’t Own My Family History – I Do

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With my background in Social Networking I feel I have a place to say in this. Many Social Networks have had the same problems to get through. Facebook , for instance, stores your social graph (in this case your friends) in one database – sure, they provide an API to share those friends and let you store them in your own database and retrieve updates via a real-time interface, but the central repository is still on Facebook’s servers.

4 Detective Tricks to Find Your Customers in Social Media | Social.

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A major component of answering those questions effectively is understanding in which social outposts your customers are concentrated. Companies should follow, not lead, their customers across the social Web. Here are 4 ways to find out where your customers are in social media: 1. Hire a Spy Flowtown and Rapleaf are two of the leaders in the emerging field of social anthropology. Email Behavior Have you added links to your social outposts in your emails? Graph.

6 Lessons Learned From the Demise of MySpace | facebook | Social.

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