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Facebook & Twitter aren’t Development Platforms

The problem with both Facebook and Twitter is that they haven’t completely figured out the role of 3rd party developers. They may say they embrace the development community, but they don’t really respect the community. Companies like Salesforce and Google have figured this out, mostly because they are committed to helping 3rd party developers make money as a way for themselves to make money.

Friends are optional on Google+

Friends are optional on Google+

Google+ seems to be all the rage these days, with wildly divergent views among social media practitioners and users with respect to the viability of the social network. Personally, I’m still on the fence with regards to the current value of Google+ to brands and marketers