Friday, November 05, 2010

Google To Facebook: You Can’t Import Our User Data Without Reciprocity

Check the link below for some aggressive posturing on Google’s part

The war between Google and Facebook is heating up: Google just made one small tweak to its Terms of Service that will have a big impact on the world’s biggest social network. From now on, any service that accesses Google’s Contacts API — which makes it easy to import your list of friends’ and coworkers’ email addresses into another service — will need to offer reciprocity. Facebook doesn’t, so it’s going to lose access to this key piece of the social graph.

Google To Facebook: You Can’t Import Our User Data Without Reciprocity

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