Friday, September 03, 2010

Apple vs. Facebook: What's Behind the Ping Controversy? - PCWorld

Business as usual for Apple…

Ultimately, initial talks between Apple and Facebook failed, because of Facebook terms that CEO Steve Jobs described as "onerous," according to numerous reports.. Nevertheless, Apple reportedly tried to implement Facebook integration into Ping without authorization, according to AllThingsD. But it didn't take long for Facebook to figure out Apple's ploy, and Ping was soon cut off from Facebook.

Facebook and Apple are reportedly still in discussions over Ping, but it's unclear how long the negotiations will take or whether they will be successful.

Apple vs. Facebook: What's Behind the Ping Controversy? - PCWorld

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