Google Open Social Platforms: Orkut and iGoogle - Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2008

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Google provides 2 OpenSocial implementations: Orkut and iGoogle. These correspond to different user demographics and use cases. I go over the user base demographics and policies for these OpenSocial sites.

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Google Open Social Platforms: Orkut and iGoogle - Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco 2008

  1. Google OpenSocial Platforms Orkut and iGoogle
  2. Patrick Chanezon Developer Advocate chanezon@google.com
  3. A standard for everyone This work by Eliette Chanezon is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-
  4. Making the web better by making it social How about Google OpenSocial implementations?
  5. 2nd social network in the world >60M users Big in Brazil and India Use case: self expression, communication Status: OpenSocial available for users in India since last week Directory limited to 19 applications for now
  6. Orkut Stats http://www.orkut.com/MembersAll.aspx

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