Wednesday, October 31, 2007

MySpace and Google Collaborate on OpenSocial APIs

MySpace and Google are joining forces to launch OpenSocial-- a set of common APIs for building social applications across the web. MySpace will provide critical user mass and platform guidance.

The companies said the OpenSocial standards will to evolve through contribution from the open source community and as new features are developed by various partners. Global members of the OpenSocial community include, Friendster, hi5, Hyves, imeem, LinkedIn, Ning, Oracle, orkut, Plaxo,, Six Apart, Tianji, Viadeo, and XING.

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