Friendster Officially Launches Widget Directory; Over 180 Available

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Friendster Inc. announced today that they have launched a directory that has over 180 applications for use of their 56 million global users.  These widgets compete head-on with Facebook’s Applications.  Google has an exclusive search partnership with Friendster.  These applications are a part of Friendster’s Developer Program: http://www.friendster.com/developer.

The widget directory is available at: http://www.friendster.com/widgetdirectory

The Friendster Developer Program was created for developers to monetize their applications with no revenue-sharing required.  The Friendster Developer Program has APIs that are compatible with OpenSocial.

The Friendster Developer Program was created for developers to monetize their applications with no revenue-sharing required.  The Friendster Developer Program has APIs that are compatible with OpenSocial.  The 6 companies that have piloted the program since October 25th includes Rockyou, Slide, Clearspring, Jangl, GBox, and Imeem.

Friendster is based in San Francisco, Calif., has been backed with nearly $26 million, and started in 2002.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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