Facebook prepairs a social-network browser
Facebook demonstrate ambition to fully absorb all the virtual life. The biggest social network in the world is on track to offer 700 million audience a special browser. The company announced a partnership with RockMelt, developer of the eponymous browser, consumer-oriented social networks. The project is run by the founder of the first browser in the world – Netscape – Mark Andres, said the Financial Times. The key features of Facebook, such as the ability to send messages, add friends, reading news, etc., will be integrated directly into the browser window, similar to the procedure for searching Google.
Thus Facebook services will become available to users without requiring them to visit the site of the social network. RockMelt and Facebook are partnering and integration of functions across the social network browser. Team of developers from both companies work closely on the project RockMelt. Updated example to show how facebook.com by visiting your browser RockMelt. Since web pages are missing features of Facebook, already present in the toolbar of the browser. In addition to the chat windows, put in facebook.com, open directly into the browser rather than a social networking site.
The beta testing began in RockMelt November 2010. The browser is set up based on open source Chromium Google and offers advanced capabilities for working with social networks like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Yelp and others. RockMelt supported operating systems Mac OS X and Windows. To work with it, users must enter their login and password for Facebook. Currently, few consumers use RockMelt.