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Following Friends and Strangers

One of the more intriguing aspects of Twitter is the way they chose to describe relationships among people on their messaging network. Rather than using the conventional term “friends,” they chose to call people “followers.”
That was a unique insight in modeling social networks that is starting to be adopted by other services as well, [...]

Facebook Launches Platform

Facebook is getting and giving a lot of attention this week, with the launch of Facebook Platform. It was announced Thursday night during a keynote given by Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook’s f8 event in the San Francisco Design Center.
Facebook Platform enables third-party companies and people to build applications that integrate directly into Facebook. [...]