Apple 'Resisted' The Opportunity To Integrate Facebook Into OS X

Fast Company has an interesting interview with Facebook's senior platform manager Dave Morin (formerly an Apple developer), who mentions that a few years ago, Apple turned down the chance to integrate some of Facebook's social networking aspects into OS X.

Morin says he was working for Apple at the time, and he was working on trying to provide social networking SDK elements to developers, in hopes of expanding the scope of the operating system. He turned to Facebook to help out with some of those ideas. Seems Apple didn't like that so much—they put up a bit of "resistance" to the idea, according to Morin.

I'd think working with Facebook is something any other company would jump at. Is this a case of Apple thinking really differently, or are they just being a pack of stubborn curmudgeons? [Fast Company]

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