Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Facebook Launches Developer Contest in India

Facebook has been very popular in India. Allmost everyone is on Facebook now.Considering the popularity facebook has launched a contest in India. All you guys have to do is develop cool apps for facebook.

India ranks second in the number of software developers with 3.9 million software developers and Facebook seems to want to leave no stone unturned in gaining their attention. The Facebook Developer’s Challenge focuses on Facebook Apps (on of the most interesting aspects of Facebook with high user retention and thousands of fans) and Facebook. Connect, an important useful tool which serves as a good platform for publishers and for social media in general.

Three prize winners in each of the two contest categories will receive cash awards. For each category (Apps and Connect):

First Place Prize : Four Thousand Dollars U.S. ($4,000.00 USD)
Second Prize : Two Thousand Dollars U.S. ($2,000.00 USD).
Third Prize : One Thousand Dollars U.S. ($1,000.00).

Which takes the total cash prize for this amount close to INR 3.4 Lakhs!

The Contest began on July 2, 2009 and will end at 11:29:59 AM Indian Standard Time on September 11, 2009. The contest is open to all legal residents of India who are over the age of 16 at the time of entry. For more information,