hooks

Facebook widgets, applications, and mashups

Submitted by admin on Thu, 10/04/2007 - 11:42

"In Facebook, Investing in a Theory", NY Times

"Thousands of software developers are creating features for Facebook, the rapidly growing social network, many hoping to strike it rich alongside Facebook's own employees."

We go even further... Users of our social web applications can use many already developed widgets, applications, and content (vids, images, text) to automagically apply on facebooks. Users/members are authenicated on login. All content is RSS/XML enabled.

Facebook mashups and marketing

Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/02/2007 - 13:14

"Comparing Wal-Mart and Target on Facebook", from Emergence Marketing.

"Target has over 7,000 members and mostly positive comments in a vibrant set of discussions. The Wal-Mart group on the other hand has a little over 1,200 members, no discussions are allowed, and the wall postings are mostly negative."

Connecting in a Complex World

Submitted by admin on Fri, 07/21/2006 - 08:47

"Supernova 2006: Connecting in a Complex World (reg req)

This year's Supernova -- a conference on emerging technologies co-sponsored by Wharton and held in San Francisco -- asked participants to consider the new "industry ecosystems" and technological innovations that are emerging in response to an increasingly connected world."

Integrating Open Source - Web 2.0 - Applications For Business

Submitted by admin on Thu, 04/06/2006 - 06:45

Great piece about today's software development process and some of the cool web 2.0 applications.. These applications, such as social networking, community software, ajax, predications markets - use application programming interfaces (API's) so they can exchange data back and forth. This is becoming the year of the open application program interface - API or the Hook.