New tool from Facebook extends its Web presence - International Herald Tribune: "SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook, the rapidly growing social network, unveiled some new features on Wednesday as it works to broaden its reach online and to recalibrate its sometimes contentious relationship with the thousands of developers writing programs for the service.
- Those whow write programs and apps.
In a speech at his company's annual conference for developers, called F8, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's 24-year-old chief executive, also demonstrated the company's new design. He predicted that there would soon be a wave of social Web sites built on top of the information users give to social networks.
- The annual conference
'We are going to see the big social networks start to decentralize into a series of social applications across the Web,' Zuckerberg said. 'I think we are at the beginning of a movement and the beginning of an industry.'