Bebo opens backdoor to Facebook developers

Google's getting all the credit for reaching around the Risk board and ganging up on Facebook. But, even though you've never heard of them, check out Bebo's sneaky moves. The social network, which is big in the U.K. and unknown in the U.S., seems to be playing both sides.

The whole strategic idea behind OpenSocial is aggregate enough users to lure developers away from writing applications just for Facebook. Bebo signed on yesterday. But, just in case Google's master plan doesn't work and all the good stuff keeps going to Facebook, Bebo said it will launch a tool for Facebook developers to port their applications to the Bebo. Devious! (Photo by The Fayj)