Yahoo joins Google’s OpenSocial group

by admin March 26, 2008 at 2:31 pm

Search engine rivals come together for networking programme

Yahoo has become the latest company to join the OpenSocial programme.

The company announced on Tuesday that it will join the group, founded by long-time rival Google, by adding support for the OpenSocial API development tool.

OpenSocial APIs allow developers to create a single web-based application that can work on any number of social networking sites.

A single application could be created which uses data from any site or adds a new function between several services.

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