Zuckerberg And Facebook Have Thought About Charging For Its APIs, But Advertising Is Better

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http://techcrunch.com – During the Q&A portion of the Facebook earnings call, Zuckerberg was asked if the company would ever charge for APIs. It’s an interesting question, and one that I’ve thought a lot about as I’ve watched Twitter change the way it works with developers. I figured that the answer would be a flat-out “No”, but it sounds like this is something that Facebook has thought about. Zuckerberg said that the company would rather go about things by introducing advertising options for developers, so that everyone can make a few dollars. With the surge of growth for the social (IT news)