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New Issue: Google's Social Graph API

Tiff Fehr

February 26, 2008 at 11:57 PM

The emergence of the social web in the last few years has been nothing short of spectacular. Who on the web has actually been able to resist joining a network in one site or another? No doubt the the social web will be a notable event in the overall evolution of the internet. Web professionals—probably despite ourselves—are well represented in online social networks, as creators and members. But the question has been asked: what kind of traces are we leaving in all our online social activity? And can it be mapped?

To explain the latest solutions to the mapping question, Digital Web contributor Brian Suda leads us through Your Social Graph: Exploring the Google API. Brian explains the basics behind efforts like XFN and Google’s Social Graph API…and what it reveals about your online social life. Give it a read!

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