701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, California CA

Using the Social Graph / Social Platforms to Enhance Search & Discovery

When: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008
Where: Yahoo! Main Campus, Sunnyvale, CA - Building C. Classroom 5.

Kevin Marks from Google
Aditya Argarwal from Facebook
Kent Brewster of Yahoo!
Eve Phillips CEO of Chirp

With Dave McClure moderating. This should be a good one!


topics to cover:
- platform overviews / highlight unique features of each platform (API overview / features)
- explore social graph search / friend list lookup -- as API feature (on platform vs embedded external)
- discuss targeted search vs serendipitous discovery (search box vs news feed)

- enabling friend lists / social graph lookup from email / IM / other data sources

- opportunities for 3rd-party developers -- distribution / viral acquisition / monetization
- review privacy mgmt / data portability -- high priority or not? alpha geek issue, or mainstream?

Official Website: http://sdforum.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Calendar.eventDetail&eventID=12986

Added by beach on January 31, 2008



6:30pm - 9:30pm.


any yahoos driving to san francisco after this? the last shuttle leaves at 7:30...


hey sugarlime, I'm coming up from san francisco (near 4th caltrain station) and driving back after the talk (to haight).


We'll try to Live broadcast it. Look for that here: