Check the article link for more Apple/Facebook history. I’m guessing Apple won’t announce an expanded Google relationship around Google+…
In June, I reported that the Facebook iPad application had been in the works for almost a year and was essentially complete. According to people briefed on Facebook’s plans at the time, the app was scheduled to be available in the Apple iTunes store a couple of weeks later.
It never appeared. No big announcement. No shiny new iPad application. Just silence.
The app, it turns out, had become the hostage of a tense negotiation between Facebook and Apple executives for a deal to further integrate Facebook into the next version of Apple’s operating system, iOS 5.