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Facebook, A Work In Progress

What's next for the most popular social network in history? Facebook just published a developer roadmap outlining some key upcoming changes, along with a general timeline of their rollout. Changes include developer access to user emails, more prominent app displays on user profiles, all-new homepage dashboards for apps and games, and improvements to Open Graph and Analytics APIs. Facebook Connect libraries, meanwhile, will be "smaller, clearer, and faster," and app policies and principles will be streamlined and uniformly enforced. "These updates are designed to simplify communication for users and developers, improve app discovery and engagement, and provide you with more comprehensive tools for building or expanding your business with Facebook," Facebook product head Ethan Beard writes on the Facebook's Developer blog.

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