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Bijan Sabet: The emergence of "platform first"

bijan:

When it comes to platforms, it has been well understood - the best platforms start out as applications.

A platform without a “killer” app, is like a tree falling in the forrest. No one knows and no one cares.

As a result platforms are born with “app first”

Facebook’s platform, F8, was born…

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    Rafer sez: Yup. We’ve got a great API which we use and any can get ahold of if they ask, but there’s no reason for us to...
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    Sharp thoughts on platforms.
  10. marksbirch said: Really depends on the nature of the platform, the more consumer oriented, the greater reliance on apps first.
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  12. gbattle said: Somebody built the killer app for these companies however. Mint.com put Yodlee on the map. GroupMe the same for Twilio.
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