Facebook's latest move

Facebook's latest move

By John Jantsch

FacebookYou know a lot of folks dismiss Facebook’s leadership as young and inexperienced – and that they are.

They really got beat up over the whole Beacon fiasco

And yet, on several occasions they have made moves that changed the game for all the players. The recent move to allow Facebook apps on any website through a javascript client library is a game changer for anyone in the space. And once again the young and inexperienced leaders of Facebook have everyone else – young and old – scrambling to play catch up.

It’s kind of fun to watch. I don’t know if they will figure the money piece out, but they are wielding a growing clout in the online world.

Another sort of related social media tidbit – A new service called Tweetmeme – designed to allow Twitter lovers to track and keep up on topics launched last week. I’m sure people addicted to Twitter will love it! It will bring some amount of order to the random thoughts tossed around all day on Twitter and may very well become a unique news service.


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