Confused about Facebook's new features and focus to make the Web a more "social" place? Alex Green describes in details the Facebook applications and features announced at the company's third annual developers' conference, f8, in San Francisco.
He points specifically to Social Plug-ins and Open Graph Protocol designed to bridge the gap between Facebook users and web publishers. Green explains that the Open Graph Protocol enables any Web site to register as a unique object in the social graph. Markup tags for the Open Graph protocol lets a Web site perform with all the functions of a traditional Facebook page.