Activity Streams (format)
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|Type of format||Web syndication|
Activity Streams is an open format specification for activity stream protocols, which are used to syndicate activities taken in social web applications and services, similar to those in Facebook's Newsfeed, FriendFeed, the Movable Type Action Streams plugin, etc.
The largest open source library (based on watchers) is Stream Framework. In addition there is a trend of SOA (service-oriented architecture) where third parties power this type of functionality.
- http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9132182&intsrc=news_ts_head Facebook opens activity streams; offers API to developers New Facebook app lets users see real-time streams running on desktops or cell phones
- Live Connect Developer Center. Dev.live.com. Retrieved on 2013-11-24.
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