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7 hours agoby Michael Wang

We've launched a new suite of debugging tools, including an API documentation resolver to connect you to the related documentation quickly and two tools to help you identify and fix bugs.

API Documentation Resolver

When working with the Graph API, many common issues can be solved by reviewing documentation and checking the valid fields, parameters,...

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February 20 at 10:00 AMby Ime Archibong

Registration for F8 is now open! Join fellow developers from around the globe in San Jose, CA, on April 30 - May 01, 2019, for a conversation about technology and human connection. This year, we'll celebrate the developers, creators, entrepreneurs, and innovators building on our platform, and showcase how social technologies can enable the best of...

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January 28 at 7:00 AMby Ethan Goldman-Kirst

As announced last year, developers using the Marketing API or Lead Ads Retrieval API need to re-request permissions by February 1, 2019 to use these APIs and any related permissions. As part of this permission request, apps using Marketing API and Lead Ads Retrieval API will need to go through App Review and Business Verification or Individual...

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January 18 at 2:10 PMby Moyang He

We're launching a new console in the app dashboard that provides developers with in-depth insight into the rate limiting system and helps them diagnose and prevent rate limiting issues.

Rate limits are the maximum number of calls an app can make to the Facebook APIs within a certain time period. These rate limits protect the stability of our system...

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January 8 at 2:10 PMby Calvin Mak

On Jan. 9, 2019, Google's new policy about certain SMS-related permissions will come into effect. The new restrictions will apply to the use of the RECEIVE_SMS permission that Facebook's Account Kit for Android uses in some cases.

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December 17, 2018 at 12:30 PMby Vijay Natarajan

We're improving the experience of building on the Facebook platform with a new getting started guide that surfaces educational resources and helps developers navigate the process of onboarding. To make the app review process easier for developers, we're also launching a new design that breaks down the process into three manageable steps.

New getting...

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December 14, 2018 at 6:00 AMby Tomer Bar

Our internal team discovered a photo API bug that may have affected people who used Facebook Login and granted permission to third-party apps to access their photos. We have fixed the issue but, because of this bug, some third-party apps may have had access to a broader set of photos than usual for 12 days between September 13 to September 25,...

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December 10, 2018 at 1:30 PMby Konstantinos Papamiltiadis

As announced earlier this year, all apps using certain Facebook Platform APIs need to go through a comprehensive review process. As part of this review, developers need to verify the business associated with their app by connecting to a Business Manager account and providing business details and documentation.

However, we've heard from many...

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