MENLO PARK, CALIF. -- Facebook highlighted its developer platform on Thursday, throwing out some big numbers around how third-party apps benefit from connecting to users through the social network.
The social network opened up its platform to independent developers six years ago Friday, Director of Product Manager Doug Purdy told journalists at a press conference at Facebook headquarters on Thursday. Attracting more developers, and quality developers, means more apps for Facebook users.
Since the platform's launch more than 550 million people use third-party apps through Facebook and those users share 1 billion stories a day.
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