The Yahoo! Application Platform (YAP) now includes even more ways to help your app go viral:
- The ability to import contacts from outside Yahoo! (Facebook, Gmail, and more) is now highlighted in the YML Share dialog box.
- App installation messages are now pushed to linked Facebook accounts.
- Performance enhancements provide faster rendering and other improvements.
Here's more information on these features.
Promote non-Yahoo contact importing
The YML Share dialog box makes it easy for users to tell their friends about your app. For some time, users have been able to import contacts into their Yahoo! Address Book from other services; we now make this very obvious with an explicit call to action and an import link.
This means more users expanding their Address Books, which means that more of their friends will see messages about your YAP app. The increased visibility generated by app activity should lead to more installations.
Broadcast app install events to Facebook
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