Developer News
September 7 at 2:24pmby Matt Terrell

Developers around the globe use Facebook products and services to build impactful solutions. Now, they have a chance to develop products to support their communities with the new Developer Circles Community Challenge and win up to $20,000 USD.

Developer Circles from Facebook is a great way for developers to connect and collaborate. Each Circle is...

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August 31 at 11:27amby Ravi Gummadi

We are upgrading the Instagram API to Facebook's Graph API. With this upgrade, developers can increase their efficiency by utilizing the existing, comprehensive Graph API SDKs, receive technical support, and monitor app activity with a set of dashboards. The new API is now available to all developers.

We are also introducing new features to the...

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July 25 at 9:18amby Jakub Pudełek

Today, Adobe announced its plans to stop updating and distributing Flash Player at the end of 2020. We're working with Adobe, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, and Unity to create a migration path for developers that use Flash to power their games on Facebook.

Open Web Standards Advancements for Games
As open web standards like WebGL and HTML5...

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July 18 at 10:34amby Vivek Hamirwasia

In the newest version of the Graph API (v2.10), we're introducing new Pages features, requiring access tokens in more places and improving the behavior of Open Graph objects.

Requiring Access Tokens

On October 16, 2017 we will require an access token to fetch Page videos, posts and comments for all Graph API versions. Access tokens help us...

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July 11 at 1:46amby Konstantinos Papamiltiadis

The results are in for our FbStart Apps of the Year winners, an annual competition to recognize the most innovative apps in our global startup program. We received over 900 submissions from 87 countries, and I got the opportunity to check out a short list of these apps alongside a panel of judges from ActionSprout, General Catalyst, and Spotify....

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June 29 at 12:44pmby Sean Quinlan

Messenger Platform regularly invests in underlying architecture changes to make the platform stronger and provide a better experience to people who use Messenger apps. We're making a change to the Page Messaging API which impacts the way we create conversation IDs.

Currently the Graph API endpoints use the conversation 'id' field as the primary...

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June 28 at 11:58amby Matthew Robertson

As part of our continuing efforts to stop the spread of misinformation and false news on our platform, earlier this year at F8 we announced an important change to our Graph API: Graph API version 2.9 includes a 90 day deprecation of the ability to edit previews attached to link posts. We'd like to share more details on the coming change.


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June 12 at 11:34amby Dan Xu

We are automatically upgrading users of Graph API v2.3 to v2.4 starting July 10, 2017 as part of the two-year deprecation cycle. To ensure a smooth transition from the current Graph API to a higher version, developers need to migrate all calls that are using v2.3 before July 10.

We shipped an important change in v2.4 that may impact apps using...

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