Facebook free Download of Analytical Tools that it offers developers of Apps has finally come to pay the social networking site. The online socializing platform has been offering ‘ad buying’ feature on its free analytics tool that it provides developers of app.
The hidden-benefits of such free tools offering has led to the social network site receive major revenues.
Platform For People First
The idea behind offering free tools for developers are to ensure ‘people are always placed first,’ the Vice President of Platform Deb Liu was quoted at the FbStart developer event.
The reference is the new phase of tools sharing that is happening at Facebook Inc, lately. Developers have used Analytics For Apps to drive major revenue to the social network. Another update is the all new ‘share to Facebook tool. It allows users to create a Facebook status update from wherever, without fussing about doing it from the API sharing tool, only like earlier. This too has generated better, quicker changes on the platform, observe experts.
As Liu shared at the event, the repurposing of the tools with the people or user in perspective has led to the outrageous growth in the number of startups, now including 7200 on FbStart.
FbStart with 7.2K
The social changes on Facebook are occurring at a phenomenal phase, lately. The FbStart program that the network offers has now over 7200 listed on the program. The explosive growth was due to the free Facebook download third party developer tools that the platform has been providing.
The latest free download tools on Facebook have allowed startups to work with nearly 32 partner developer tools, including free trials. The new third party tools which developers are now able to exciting integrate and use are Reveries, Dropbox, Coursera, VerbalizeIt, Twin Prime besides Twilio.
The startup strategy which Facebook commenced in April of 2014 has shown incredible expansion in the one year and few months of its existence. Giving out as much as $250 million in developer tool credits, free downloads, Facebook has essentially perfected its platform strategy. The free credits by tool-makers have resulted in lead generation as well, making the entire strategy a win-win situation for all stakeholders.