Scenes from Facebooks F8 Conference - Facebook Great Apps Program

By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-07-24 Print this article Print
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Ling introduced Facebook Great Apps, which is designed to encourage development of non-spammy, useful apps. Ling said Facebook will throw its weight behind apps that enrich the platform while satisfying users.

Last year, Facebook changed the social networking game by unveiling its Facebook Platform, which allowed programmers to build fun applications such as Slide and SuperPoke that occupy the time of Facebook's more than 90 million users. At this year's F8 Conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the next step with Facebook Connect, a service that lets users move their Facebook data to third-party Web sites. The following images capture the essence of the event at the San Francisco Design Center on July 23.

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