By now, many of you have heard a lot about Facebooks F8 Platform, a set of services that allows 3rd parties to build applications into Facebooks site. Since Facebook launched their platform on May 24th, companies and developers have released hundreds of applications that now entertain, delight and overwhelm Facebook users everywhere.
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On June 29, we here at Yahoo! Music released our Music Videos application, which lets users post music videos from our extensive catalog to their Facebook Profile, and allows them to dedicate videos to their friends. This release capped a crazy month-long period that started when Matt Kozlov, of our Corporate Strategy group, and I attended the F8 launch. We were impressed at the applications that were already being showcased by developers who had gotten in the game early. Over the following weekend, our General Manager of Music, Ian Rogers, tracked the explosive growth of music applications like iLike, which quickly gained hundreds of thousands of