Months after Launch, What’s up with Open Social?
“– Coming soon: “There are three large sites launching over the next month, which are Orkut, MySpace and Hi5.” These sites have been live on the developer side for awhile, but for the first time, users of these site. He noted that while things have been quiet, there’s been no slowdown in the pace of community development. “That’s the kind of stuff you don’t issue press releases about.” As for users of these sites, it may take some time before they see a major difference in their experience. Unlike the early gold rush days of the Facebook platform, it sounds like most sites will take a more measured approach to allowing apps, at least at the beginning. And some will permanently maintain a strict stance towards what apps will be available. Translation: Obviously, there will be no sheep throwing on LinkedIn.