After Google lost its bid to invest in Facebook. It has come up with a bigger n better plan under operation Maka maka. Blog post from TechCrunch reveals some details here. OpenSocial is Google’s answer to Facebook. The development model is very much in line with the Free/Open source model were developers from across the globe contribute. The API’s developed can be used in different websites like Hi5, Friendster and other social networking sites. Google’s goal is to make the applications developed 100% open to all platforms, in the case of Facebook its 98% open. Furthermore Facebook uses a different mark-up language that makes it writing apps more difficult. Apparently there was a secret ‘Facebook issue’ meeting and most probably there will be an announcement on November 5th.

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