Friday, June 08, 2012

Facebook Launches App Center for Developers - Mike Isaac - Social - AllThingsD

More Apple/Facebook co-opetition
"But as Facebook has made abundantly clear, App Center is not an alternative to the App Store and Google Play. Quite the opposite: It’s essentially a direct funnel from Facebook to Apple’s App Store. Last month, Facebook sent 83 million of its users to Apple’s App Store directly from the social networking site. That’s 83 million potential app installations for third-party developers.
As director of developer products Doug Purdy said at the event, “It’s not a matter of if you should build a Facebook or an iOS app, it’s a question of and.”"
Facebook Launches App Center for Developers - Mike Isaac - Social - AllThingsD
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