TypePad Drives FOAF Adoption

By Deane Barker on January 3, 2004

Format Offering Applications, Finally: I’d heard of Friend-of-a-Friend (FOAF) before, but there was no penetration, so I didn’t pay it much attention. But now that TypePad includes FOAF by default, well, now you have penetration.

And now that thousands of these FOAF files have been built by TypePad, along with many more built manually by users of Movable Type and other tools, we’re starting to see some of the first applications emerge around the nascent standard.