This document refers to a feature that was removed after Graph API v1.0.
Graph API Version

Check-in /{check-in-id}

A check-in made to a location-based Page.

Reading

Graph API Explorer
GET /v2.7/{check-in-id} HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
$request = new FacebookRequest(
  $session,
  'GET',
  '/{check-in-id}'
);
$response = $request->execute();
$graphObject = $response->getGraphObject();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{check-in-id}",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{check-in-id}",
    null,
    HttpMethod.GET,
    new GraphRequest.Callback() {
        public void onCompleted(GraphResponse response) {
            /* handle the result */
        }
    }
).executeAsync();
// For more complex open graph stories, use `FBSDKShareAPI`
// with `FBSDKShareOpenGraphContent`
/* make the API call */
FBSDKGraphRequest *request = [[FBSDKGraphRequest alloc]
                               initWithGraphPath:@"/{check-in-id}"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];

Permissions

  • A user access token with user_checkins permission is required to view any check-ins by that person.

Fields

NameDescriptionType

application

The app that made the check-in.

App

created_time

The time the check-in was created.

datetime

from

The user who made the check-in.

User

id

The check-in's unique ID.

string

message

The message the user added to the check-in.

string

place

The Facebook Page that represents the location of the check-in.

Page

tags

The people that the author tagged in the check-in.

User[]

type

The type of this object; always returns checkin

string

Publishing and Updating

Publishing of check-ins is deprecated in favor of creating a Post with a location attached.

Edges

NameDescription

/comments

Comments on the check-in post.

/likes

Likes of the check-in post.