"Doug Purdy, Facebook's director of developer products, declined to discuss the recent shutdowns of specific developers on the social network. "We enforce our policies for a variety of reasons, ranging from preventing spam and protecting the experience people have on Facebook, to the rare case when a developer is using our platform to replicate our core functionality without enabling people to share back to Facebook," he said.Tensions Rise Between Facebook, Developers - WSJ.com
Mr. Purdy added that most of the 10 million apps and websites hooked into Facebook seem satisfied. At Facebook's headquarters, desks on Mr. Purdy's floor have blue signs that proclaim that "developers are people too.""
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Tensions Rise Between Facebook, Developers - WSJ.com
A perennial platform purveyor problem