Everyone’s very excited about this, well most developers are anyway. All the boundaries we pushed trying to get FBML to do the things that have been easy with standard web technologies for years - what a waste of time that was!
Er Iframes? Sounds like a bit of an old school hack but this should prove to be quite liberating for most. Has any one done anything or seen anything particularly clever on Facebook yet? Post us some links if you have, I am quite intrigued…
More on the Facebook developers blog…
Author: Ian McLellan
I’ve been a recent convert to Twitter, the endearing social phenomena, and found it very enjoyable if a little light on substance. For the uninitiated, you ‘tweet’ your friends (or followers as they are known) with short, (140 character) messages, informing others of your whereabouts, thoughts etc.
And that’s it. Nothing more.
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Dan and I discuss Online Brands and some things to look out for with context sensitive advertising. I chat with Nick Butler of http://www.kyte.tv/loudmouthman about Social Networks and how businesses could be using them.
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Late last year, Dan Newman of the Wanganui (New Zealand) School of Design submitted his Master’s thesis on the subject of “Malleable Branding: Realising the Potential of Online Social Networks and User Generated Content” (PDF, 92 pages). It’s not a lightweight read (which is appropriate given its original context), but it does provide a lot of solid background into the effect social media has had on branding in recent years.
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