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Updated TOS Provisions for User Data

January 10, 2007ByDave Fetterman

Facebook is all about reponsibly managing your information, and the Facebook Development Platform serves to extend a user's Facebook experience to any outside application, while they have an active session.


p> Following the increased session timeouts for both web- and desktop-based apps, the Developer TOS has been updated to reflect this. Again, outside applications may make use of select user data for the duration of this session.


p>Also remember - users expect the same privacy guarantees they enjoy on Facebook. If a piece of data is protected by our privacy controls when a user is on Facebook, Development Platform apps should respect that privacy when creating their experience as well. As a reminder, we've clarified the Developer TOS for you.


p>Happy hacking, and expect some very useful updates soon.