Developer News
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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December 4, 2018 at 10:00 AMby Ime Archibong

F8, Facebook's annual developer conference, spotlights our global community, the latest technology from our family of apps, and the future we are building together. F8 2019 will happen April 30 and May 1, 2019 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, CA.

This year we celebrate the developers, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators building with...

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November 1, 2018 at 1:15 PMby Eddie O'Neil

On Friday, November 2nd, as part of our ongoing work to enhance privacy and security on the Facebook platform, we're implementing additional steps to our API release process, which may likely lead to a decrease in the number of APIs that we'll ship in the next few months. This new process may slow down the development of some Facebook platform...

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October 31, 2018 at 9:00 AMby Namrita Pandita

Today, we are launching a new Hashtag Search feature for Businesses on Instagram. With this new feature, businesses will still be able to discover content, measure the reach of their marketing campaigns, and understand public sentiment around their brand. However, we will now be limiting the number of unique hashtags that can be pulled by...

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October 23, 2018 at 10:30 AMby Ethan Raymond

On October 23, 2018, we're releasing the newest version of Graph API (v3.2), which will include updates to Instagram Graph API, Page Insights, Pages and Video Polls, and Marketing API (v3.2), which will include a new feature that allows advertisers to see if there is something wrong with their ad.

As part of our continuing efforts to improve the...

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