We’ve been live-blogging our Inside Social Apps conference today over on Inside Facebook. The highlights, to briefly summarize, are that developers are planning for a healthier year on Facebook following what they obliquely referred as a tough 2010. For its part, Facebook is working hard to allow more growth, and better experiences for developers and users.
Developers are cautiously optimistic about Credits, they said on stage, as they plan for the virtual currency becomes mandatory later this year.
Meanwhile, everyone so far has said that mobile is a major focus. Facebook wants to improve its presence, especially for developers building for mobile. All the gaming companies are building mobile-integrated games, if not moving their focus more exclusively to mobile. Our stories so far, below in chronological order.
- ISA 2011: Live Blogging The Future of Social Gaming Panel
- ISA 2011: Fireside Chat with Facebook CTO Bret Taylor
- Facebook CTO Bret Taylor: “Mobile is the primary focus for our platform this year.”
- ISA 2011: Live-Blogging New and Alternative Social Platforms Panel
We’ll also be publishing more from the conference on Inside Social Games later today. Stay tuned.