Jumping Ship: Developers fleeing Facebook for mobile

    How attitudes towards the Facebook platform have changed:

    Web marketing commentator, Andrew Chen, provides an interesting case study outlining the challenges developers face moving a popular web service into the mobile era. Some reasons Chen raises include a “lack of virility,” meaning that the site has turned off a lot of apps’ notification settings because they annoyed a lot of users, inflated ad rates and required constant retooling. Another problem is that many developers don’t find the information they collect from users all that useful. Active users “like” and “subscribe” all the time, but that just means more noise to sift through in the Open Graph data.

    Read more at http://www.business2community.com/facebook/developers-fleeing-facebook-for-mobile-0510519#p5XmXxIvC5j02qD3.99


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