Capture and curation of a data set on Facebook applications

  • Philip Mayrhofer
Part of the Innovation und Entrepreneurship book series (INNOV)


An important and extensive part of this dissertation consisted of building an original data set on Facebook developers and applications. With the start of the platform in May 2007, Facebook introduced a directory in which applications were listed, on a daily basis, with information on their functionality, their developers, their usage, and user reviews.


Active User Developer Type Market Entry Weekly Data Total Usage 


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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Mayrhofer
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  1. 1.MünchenGermany

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