While our Principles and Policies explain what's required, these examples and explanations are regularly updated to help you understand how our policies are reflected in the functionality of a live app. The following is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended to limit the generality of the Facebook Platform Policies.
We have built specific products which allow apps to communicate directly to their user base in an appropriate manner. Here are examples of "app to user" communication tools.
Best practices to consider when utilizing extended permissions to create a rich social experience for your users.
Usage notes regarding the Photos product to help you avoid both policy and negative user feedback issues.
The Facebook Platform is open to all developers, but we prohibit certain functionality to protect the user experience.
While our policies prohibit directly tying incentives to the use of our Social Channels, e.g. rewarding users for the sole act of posting a Stream stories, we do allow for specific types of incentives.
Best practices to consider when utilizing Facebook Social Channels, especially the Stream.
These signals can help you better understand how users and their friends are responding to your app and its content. Such feedback also contributes to our automated and manual enforcement of apps live on Platform, as monitoring the user experience helps us determine which apps are positively or negatively impacting the Platform ecosystem.
Guidelines to follow when designing icons and choosing a name for your app to help you avoid causing user confusion or damaging Facebook's brand assets.