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Cloud Computing Giant and Facebook Collaborate: for Facebook Is Born

New tools to bring together the Facebook and platforms to build new kinds of social and business applications

"This is the premier social graph fully integrating with the premier enterprise cloud computing company - this is the true power of Internet," gushed Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of, as he today launched a new offering called for Facebook – designed to foster a global development community for Facebook’s 120 million users and’s 100,000 developers.

"We are seeing social meet CRM and the enterprise for the first time," Benioff added.

"Facebook users are always eager to try new applications that can improve their ability to connect and share in a trusted environment," commented Sheryl Sandberg, COO, Facebook. "Our work with will give developers the tools to create and deliver a new class of business applications for Facebook’s 120 million active users," she continued.

With for Facebook, the companies explained in an ano8uncement, developers have new tools to bring together the Facebook and platforms to build new kinds of social and business applications"

" provides a complete feature set for the development and delivery of business applications. By leveraging the social graph data on Facebook Platform, developers will have unprecedented capability to create applications that take advantage of the best of both platforms. As with applications built on Facebook Platform, users’ data remains secure and can only be accessed by developers with users’ permission." for Facebook is freely available from today at


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