Tag: OpenSocial

Do Bebo and Facebook have educational potential?

In this week’s Multiple choice (in the Guardian Education Supplement), a parent, teacher & student were asked the above question. Both the teacher As a teacher, I think this kind of site has got to be part of the future. and the parent but I do think it’s possibly more likely you’ll get more from…

Google's OpenSocial.

I’ve already mentioned OpenSocial – which has clearly been attracting a lot of interest. Erik Schonfeld comments on TechCrunch, that no consumers have yet changed their social networking usage. Yet. He goes on to quote Andreesen (from Ning) saying that this will simply make application developers’ lives easier – as they’ll essentially have to develop…

OpenSocial – Google Code

OpenSocial – Google Code has finally been launched. There are many websites implementing OpenSocial, including Engage.com, Friendster, hi5, Hyves, imeem, LinkedIn, MySpace, Ning, Oracle, orkut, Plaxo, Salesforce.com, Six Apart, Tianji, Viadeo, and XING. I’ve not yet had a chance to have an explore. At the moment, they have links to Orkut, (the Social network that…