FacebookCampToronto2 Introduction

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FacebookCampToronto 2 took place on October 9th.

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FacebookCampToronto2 Introduction

  1. 1. Part of the Facebook Developer Garage series 2
  2. 2. Thanks to our Sponsors
  3. 3. Sharing <ul><li>Tag all </li></ul><ul><ul><li>photos , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>videos and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>blog postings </li></ul></ul><ul><li>with </li></ul><ul><li>FacebookCampToronto </li></ul>
  4. 4. Facebook Updates <ul><li>More than 43 million active users </li></ul><ul><li>fbFund </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$10 million in capital (may grow over time) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepting applications for $25,000-$250,000 non-recourse grants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FBML 1.1 </li></ul><ul><li>FB JavaScript </li></ul><ul><li>Test accounts for app developers </li></ul><ul><li>New Statistics for apps </li></ul><ul><li>New Invite Requests </li></ul>
  5. 5. Facebook Application Scene <ul><li>~5,500 approved applications, but 84 account for 90% of the usage </li></ul><ul><li>Primary measure is now daily active users </li></ul><ul><li>Functionality now up there with being first </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. 18 “wishlists” including Wish List, Wishlist, My Wishlist, My WishList … and Wishlistopia </li></ul></ul><ul><li>9 of the top 20 apps come from 3 companies (Slide, RockYou!, & Facebook) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Top 30 Facebook Cities 11 Canadian Cities
  7. 7. Facebook Growth August 2007 UK Canada Australia Monthly visits Source: Facebook internal, September 2007, http://blog.facebook.com/blog.php?post=5883272130
  8. 8. Other FacebookCamps <ul><li>FacebookCampVancouver </li></ul><ul><ul><li>October 23; 5:30pm - 9:00pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FacebookCampMontr éal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>November 7; 4:00pm-10:00pm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FacebookCampToronto 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early December 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FacebookWeekend </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Early December 2007 </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Agenda 6:00 Socializing / Mingling 6:30 Intro - update from last FacebookCampToronto Colin Smillie, Roy Pereira & Andrew Cherwenka 6:35 High level presentation on platform and best-practices Ami Vora (facebook) 6:55 Building an Application for a Brand Michael Scissons & Janice Diner 7:15 How Many ways can you Market your Application Inside Facebook? Roy Pereira 7:30 Top Applications and Why They Work Jesse Hirsh 7:45 Monetizing your Facebook Application Greg Thomson 8:00 Secrets of PayPal interface in Facebook Steve Pritchard 8:15 <ul><li>Demos: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dogbook / Catbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WishList </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DreamBook </li></ul></ul>Geoffrey B. Roche Bogdan Arsenie Phil Tucker

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