July 30th, 2009 | Published in Google OpenSocial
I am pleased to announce that Sonico, one of Latin America's leading social networks, has successfully rolled out its OpenSocial container to over +39 million users! A fantastic group of launch partners, including Buddypoke and GameDesire, worked with us for this initial release! Sonico is one of the leading social networks in Latin America, and is positioned as the second largest social network in Brazil. It is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Sonico's OpenSocial (v 0.8) platform includes the following:
- Full support for the core Opensocial APIs:
- Gadget rendering of home, profile, preview and canvas views
- Dimensions for views are the same as used by Orkut
- Viral features:
- RESTful APIs
- RESTful and RPC protocols
- 2-legged Oauth
Test & Publish your apps!
Our goal is to extend our application offering with useful and entertaining applications which bring value to our community and improve their experience!
We’re happy to invite the OpenSocial developer community to our sandbox and encourage the submission of engaging apps! It is a great opportunity to tap into a market that is eager for social applications.
Request sandbox access and read about our OpenSocial implementation:
To learn about Sonico's RESTful API visit:
To learn more about Sonico's demographics and growth:
Sonico is a social communication platform launched in July 2007 that merges social utility and entertainment to organize people’s life online. Developed with a strong emphasis in user legitimacy, privacy and personalization, it has been widely adopted across Latin America. Sonico is positioned as the second largest social network in Brazil, and is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Located in Buenos Aires and with a team over 80 people, Sonico was elected by BusinessWeek as the 5th tech startup with the highest global growth potential. Sonico closed its first round of capitalization of USD 4.3 million in May 2008.
For more information: http://corporate.sonico.com/