Developer News
October 5 at 12:08pmby Shashank Gupta

On September 19, 2017, Apple released iOS11 and with it, Safari’s new Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP). ITP limits the use of 3rd party cookies to 24 hours and deletes a site's cookies entirely for sites not visited within a 30-day period. This will affect developers who use Facebook Social Plugins, Facebook Analytics and Facebook Login.


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September 26 at 10:55amby Art Beatte IV

We've made some important updates to our Android SDK to help keep your mobile apps lean and make it easier to take advantage of our analytics tools.

Today, we're splitting the Android SDK into sub-modules so you only need to add libraries for the features your app uses. This helps developers build accessible, engaging apps with code that's...

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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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