Developer News
December 21, 2016 at 12:04 PMby Calvin Grunewald

Facebook gives people the power to discover, play and share their favorite games — anywhere. This year we've invested in more areas outside of our web games, and introduced new ways for people to engage with games across multiple experiences, such as:

  • Instant Games: lightweight games that are instantly playable with friends on Messenger and News...
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December 20, 2016 at 10:14 AMby Ethan Goldman-Kirst

Account Kit is a Facebook-powered phone number and email login solution that is a complementary product to Facebook Login. Earlier this year we shared some of the positive results from developers who have implemented it to their apps, and as we continue to evolve the product, we're launching a new instant verification component that is available in...

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November 30, 2016 at 12:36 PMby Calvin Grunewald

We are launching Instant Games, a new HTML5 cross-platform gaming experience, on Messenger and Facebook News Feed for both mobile and web. This new games experience allows people to easily discover, share, and play games without having to install new apps.

Instant Games on Messenger, which can be accessed through the new game controller icon just...

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November 14, 2016 at 2:00 AMby Sridharan Vr

Since launching the Messenger Platform at F8 in April, businesses and developers have built more than 33,000 bots to engage with people. You've built bots that can accept payments, deliver news and content, share weather updates, confirm reservations at a hotel, send receipts from a recent purchase, and more to help drive personalized, scaled...

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November 8, 2016 at 9:03 AMby Mikhail Larionov

Today, we're announcing new features and improvements to the Messenger Platform that developers have been asking for. Designed to provide visibility into optimal entry points, enhance existing conversations, and enable you to build better overall experiences, Messenger Platform v1.3 will give you more opportunities to effectively reach and engage...

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November 1, 2016 at 11:51 AMby Sheree Lee
As announced in [August](, [Unity]( and Facebook are collaborating on adding Facebook as a new build target to the Unity Editor. Today we're announcing that Facebook support for Unity is now available in the Gameroom developer beta [here](...
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October 27, 2016 at 8:00 AMby David Jakubowski

Originally posted on the Facebook Audience Network blog

A healthy advertising ecosystem often includes great experiences for people, meaningful business results for advertisers, sustainable growth for publishers, and efficient workflows for developers. Making sure these elements work together is the goal of Audience Network.

Creating this alignment...

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October 27, 2016 at 6:51 AMby Chris Pan

Facebook Login is one of the easiest ways for people to log into an app or site, and we've made a few improvements to the experience.

Smart Facebook Login for TV

Last year, we announced our Facebook SDK for TV to make it easy for TV apps to integrate with our platform products such as Facebook Login and Analytics. We then added Sharing and expanded...

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