O’Reilly research has analyzed the usage patterns of Facebook applications and have come to a pretty unambiguous conclusion:
– chances are very significant that your application will be born, live and die in complete uselesssness for the bulk of the Facebook users !
The analysis revealed the following factualities:
– There are more than 5000 Facebook applications.
– There are millions and millions of active users.
– 87% of the usage only goes into only 84 applications.
– Only 45 applications have more than 100.000 active users.