Features are authorization mechanisms that allow apps to access specific types of data through our various APIs. In this way they are similar to Permissions however they do not require approval from app users. Instead, approval must be granted through the App Review process.
Groups API allows you to access content on in a Facebook Group.
To get extended permissions you will need to be granted the following permissions:
Help people manage the posts and content published to their group
Help people get information about content posted to in their group
Let people publish content from your app to their Facebook group
Help people get aggregated insights about activity happening in their group
This feature is meant for apps to discover and read public Instagram photos and videos on behalf of the Instagram business user.
To discover content associated with its current campaign
To provide customer support
To identify entrants to its contests, competitions, or sweepstakes
To understand public sentiment around brand
To understand and manage their audience, develop their content strategy, and obtain digital rights
Provides access to the Live Video API, which allows your app to post live videos to Pages, Groups, and User timelines.
This feature requires the following permissions, which are based on where your app will post live videos. Request these permissions with your App Review submission.
Posting to User timelines:
Posting to Groups:
Posting to Pages:
App users can publish live video content from your app to Facebook
Page Mentioning lets your app mention any Facebook Page when publishing posts on the pages managed by your app.
By default, your app may only mention pages administrated by the people who manage your app. If you want the ability to mention any Facebook Page in page posts published by your app, you must submit this feature for review.
To use Page Mentioning, your app need to have been granted the
If your app has its own user authentication system, please include a working username and password in your review instructions so our team can easily reproduce your page mentioning functionality.
Allow people to use your app to publish Page posts that mention other pages
Mention Pages relevant to the content in your page post
Allows read-only access to public data on Pages for which you lack the
manage_page login permission. Readable data includes business metadata, public comments, and posts.
While you are testing your app and before you submit it for review, your app can only access content on a Page for which the following is true: The person who holds the admin role for the Page also holds an admin, developer, or tester role on the app. If you want the app to be able to access public content on other Pages, you must submit this feature for review. Once you set your app to live mode, it will not be able to see any Page public content without this feature.
Provide aggregated, anonymized public content for competitive analysis and benchmarking
Related Permissions and Features
Analyze engagement with public Pages by viewing "like" and follower counts
Aggregate public-facing "about" Page information from multiple, disparate pages
This feature allows your app permission to share threat data among a select group of vetted industry partners.
Share threat data with a specific group of partners to achieve their security goals
All Mutual Friends API
October 24th, 2018
Profile Expression Kit
September 30th, 2018
Optimized Sharing to Messenger
August 1st, 2018
April 4th, 2018