Open Graph

  • Ustream Integrates With Facebook Timeline For Sharing Live Videos With Friends

    Ustream Integrates With Facebook Timeline For Sharing Live Videos With Friends

    Live video streaming website Ustream today is launching an integration with Facebook’s new Timeline user interface. This means that users will be able to share the live videos they’re watching on Ustream with their Facebook friends in real-time. The Ustream launch is one of the first video app integrations with Timeline. Of course, just like the articles you read and the songs… Read More

  • Share Buttons? Ha. Facebook Just Schooled The Internet. Again.

    Share Buttons? Ha. Facebook Just Schooled The Internet. Again.

    After last year’s f8 keynote, my initial thought was pretty straightforward: I Think Facebook Just Seized Control Of The Internet. Between the Like Button, the Open Graph, and the Open Graph API, I felt like we were shifting from Google being the fabric of the web, to Facebook taking over. A few days later, a now unpaid blogger declared it: The Age of Facebook. Both of these… Read More

  • While Everyone Bitches, Facebook's New Social Plugins Surpass 100,000 Installs

    Facebook Connect launched in late 2008. And now, a year and a half later, some 250,000 sites around the web are using it. Meanwhile, Facebook’s new social plugins (the kind using the new Open Graph) have been out for three weeks. Already, those are on over 100,000 sites Facebook confirmed today. That’s pretty amazing when you think about it. At this rate, it will take just a… Read More

  • The Open Sausage Foundation

    Facebook took over the Gillmor Gang this week like it threatens to do the Web. Danny Sullivan represented those who fear the unadulterated market power of the social giant. He pressed FriendFeed co-founder and now Facebook platform chief Bret Taylor on the Pandora and Microsoft deals, which push user data to “partners” without user opt in. Taylor said these were carefully… Read More

  • Facebook's Open Graph: It Depends On What The Meaning Of The Word "Open" Is

    Facebook's Open Graph: It Depends On What The Meaning Of The Word "Open" Is

    Grab the popcorn. There is a serious nerd fight brewing. Following Facebook’s big Open Graph announcements at f8 a couple days ago, many of the leaders of the so-called “open web” are taking exception to Facebook’s use of the term “open” for its grandiose plans. While the Open Graph may be a lot of things, it is not open, is the feeling many of them have… Read More