Just when you thought the landscape of social-networking developer APIs couldn't get any more complicated, here comes another curveball.
Facebook will reportedly open-source the code for its application platform, according to TechCrunch. The announcement may be just days away.
Facebook representatives did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
It makes sense to do it now: the Facebook Platform just hit its one-year anniversary, and while it remains extraordinarily popular, developers have found an alternative in OpenSocial. Created by Google and then spun off into a nonprofit organization, OpenSocial is an open-source developer standard that any participating social site … Read more