Facebook Counters OpenSocial; Bebo Playing Both Sides

Facebook is ready to counterattack Google’s (NSDQ: GOOG) OpenSocial. The site revealed today that its Facebook Platform would be made available to other social networking sites, allowing developers to easily port Facebook apps to sites that adopt the standard. Facebook’s Ami Vora explained the move on the company’s developer site: “Now we also want to share the benefits of our work by enabling other social sites to use our platform architecture as a model. In fact, we