Graph API Version

User Friends

Represents a collection of Users who are friends of the app User. Only friends who have installed the app and who have granted the app the user_friends permission will be included.

Reading

Get a list of Users who are friends of the app User.

Limitations

Only friends who have installed the app and who have granted the app the user_friends permission will be returned.

Requirements

Example

Graph API Explorer
GET /v5.0/{user-id}/friends HTTP/1.1
Host: graph.facebook.com
/* PHP SDK v5.0.0 */
/* make the API call */
try {
  // Returns a `Facebook\FacebookResponse` object
  $response = $fb->get(
    '/{user-id}/friends',
    '{access-token}'
  );
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookResponseException $e) {
  echo 'Graph returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
} catch(Facebook\Exceptions\FacebookSDKException $e) {
  echo 'Facebook SDK returned an error: ' . $e->getMessage();
  exit;
}
$graphNode = $response->getGraphNode();
/* handle the result */
/* make the API call */
FB.api(
    "/{user-id}/friends",
    function (response) {
      if (response && !response.error) {
        /* handle the result */
      }
    }
);
/* make the API call */
new GraphRequest(
    AccessToken.getCurrentAccessToken(),
    "/{user-id}/friends",
    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:@"/{user-id}/friends"
                                      parameters:params
                                      HTTPMethod:@"GET"];
[request startWithCompletionHandler:^(FBSDKGraphRequestConnection *connection,
                                      id result,
                                      NSError *error) {
    // Handle the result
}];
If you want to learn how to use the Graph API, read our Using Graph API guide.

Parameters

ParameterDescription
uid
int

Friend ID

Fields

Reading from this edge will return a JSON formatted result:

{ "data": [], "paging": {}, "summary": {} }

data

A list of User nodes.

paging

For more details about pagination, see the Graph API guide.

summary

Aggregated information about the edge, such as counts. Specify the fields to fetch in the summary param (like summary=total_count).

FieldDescription
total_count
int32

Total number of objects on this edge

Validation Rules

ErrorDescription
100Invalid parameter
200Permissions error
190Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token
210User not visible

Creating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Updating

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.

Deleting

You can't perform this operation on this endpoint.