Operation Developer Love
Over the last month, we have focused on triaging bugs filed by developers and reporting our progress. Last week, the team dedicated an entire day to bugs, which resulted in 334 bugs resolved or closed.
Here is the Bugzilla activity for the past seven days:
This week, in the Developer Forum:
Also, we published a best practices guide for Platform developers. The guide describes some great tips for handling errors and issues.
User Profile Tab Removal
As we announced in August and again in October, we removed applications tabs from user profiles today. Users were notified of this change with inline messaging on tabs. Please note that this did not impact application tabs in Pages, which are fully supported.
Third Party IDs
Last Friday, we announced that we will provide a mechanism for an anonymous but unique identifier that developers must use when they need to share a user identifier with permitted third parties, such as content partners and advertisers. We are finishing this feature and will provide details next week when it becomes available for general use.
Namita Gupta is a product manager for Facebook Platform.