MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Facebook highlighted its developer platform on Thursday, throwing out some big numbers around how third-party apps benefit from connecting to users through the social network.
The social network opened up its platform to independent developers six years ago Friday, Director of Product Manager Doug Purdy told journalists today at a press conference at Facebook's headquarters here. Attracting more developers means more apps for Facebook users.
More than 550 million people use third-party apps through Facebook, and those users share 1 billion stories a day, Purdy said.
He didn't forgot to spotlight mobile numbers as … Read more