Social Enterprise

Performance Testing Social Networking (Facebook) Apps

Date Added: Oct 2009
Format: PDF

The success of social networking sites like Facebook or Myspace, hinges on attracting and retaining more users. Their main focus is to build on-line communities that share common activities or interests. Some social networking sites sell on-line advertising. Generally these ads are hosted on a user's profile page, the community's home page, and so on. These ads are in the form of boxes that are developed in the respective site's API. This white paper focuses on Performance Testing of Widgets, APIs, and Apps, dropped onto web pages of a third party web site. This paper is based on the experience of teams from Imaginea in developing and testing large Facebook applications or PoCs