Facebook Login is used to enable the following experiences:
Developers who have implemented Facebook Login in their apps have seen dramatic increases in the number of people logging into their apps, higher levels of engagement, and continuing increases in the number of people using Facebook Login. For details, see Success Stories.
For example, Saavn, a digital music service, experienced 65% higher engagement from people using Facebook Login, 3 times as many shares from people using Facebook Login, and 15 times as many visitors coming from Facebook. Skyscanner, an app for finding flights, hotels, and car rentals, has experienced a 100% increase in the number of people using Facebook Login to access the app.
Facebook Login is available on the most common mobile and desktop app platforms. People who create accounts with Facebook on one platform can quickly and easily log into your app on another. A person is known by the same User ID everywhere so they can pickup your in-app experience where they left off. Facebook Login is available on
Facebook Login supports
over 30 permissions which determine which information people share with your app. This means you have precise control over what you request and people have precise control over what they choose to approve.
We want to ensure the tens of millions of people who use Facebook Login every day have a safe, reliable and consistent experience. Login Review helps determine if apps that are requesting access to detailed account information have built great experiences.
Our Login Review process is designed to be fast and lightweight. Our review team actually use your app and will provide guidance and feedback to ensure you're meeting our Platform Policies.
Apps may ask for the following three permissions from any person without submitting for review by Facebook:
To ask for any other permission, your app will need to be reviewed by Facebook before these permission become visible in the Login Dialog to the public who're logging into your app with Facebook.
However, to help you develop your Facebook Login experience, anyone listed in the Roles section of your app's dashboard will be able to grant any valid permission without approval from Facebook.
Learn more about Login Review.
From F8 2015, Simon Cross and Chris Lang talk through improvements to stability, new iOS and Android SDKs and how to handle declined permissions.