This week, Facebook introduced v2.8 of its Facebook Graph API. Updates of note include Custom Open Graph and Marketing API changes. v2.8 will be the last Graph API update before next year, when Facebook will announce the next release at its annual F8 conference April 18-19 next spring.
When you post something on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, do you close your eyes and hope that it looks the way you want it to? If so, you should be using Open Graph, the social media protocol designed by Facebook back in 2010. Open...Show More Summary
Facebook is making a big change to the way search works on its platform today: it’s now opening up search to all of its over 2 trillion posts. When Facebook first introduced graph search in 2013, it was limited to searching through your friends’ posts, but now you can look through any public post ever made. Show More Summary
I was getting bored in the last few hours. My boredom led me to a Facebook Like button on one of my blog posts. I fooled around with it for a while when I discovered something quite horrendous. It seems that Facebook has changed something...Show More Summary
One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely touted,and profited from, the concept of allowing consumers to plug their social graph into other applications. Show More Summary
Back in May, Facebook promised to publish an open source reference implementation and language specification for GraphQL, the query language for graph data that powers interactions in its Android and iOS applications. And, lo and behold, that’s just what it’s done. Show More Summary
Facebook apps using the current Open Graph API will break on April 30, 2015. Facebook emailed iPod and iPad developers today (see below), explaining why their apps will break if they wait until the deadline to upgrade to Graph API v2.0. Facebook's email to developers: -----------------
Facebook is getting rid of automatic posting from third-party apps, but is it an Open Graph killer or a strategic way to get people to post better?
Marketers create a lot of content. Yes, content is king, but a king is powerless without followers. So, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you want to reach a broader audience with your awesome new post? Sharing on social media, of course. The huge audiences of Facebook and Twitter make them the […]
The process has begun – “Facebook will sunset the creation of sponsored stories” starting right now. You can no longer create this type of ad unit and after April 9th 2014, “existing domain and open graph sponsored stories will cease to have delivery.” Wow, that sounds beautiful, doesn’t it? Like page out of a western […]
As of April 9, domain and open graph sponsored stories will no longer be served to users. Although Sponsored Stories can convert very well, many Facebook users found them creepy because they turned information about friend's likes into ads.
The relevancy-defining, edge-weighting algorithms of Google’s Knowledge Graph, Facebook’s Open Graph and Gravity’s Interest Ontology are closely guarded company secrets. Imagine if that data was available to everyone -- it would be as disruptive as Amazon Web Services. The internet would be a better place.
As of yesterday, Facebook Graph Search has officially opened its big, omniscient arms to every last check-in, status update, note, and comment you've ever posted throughout your entire Facebook career. Which, yes, sounds pretty terrifying, but don't worry—we're here to help you cover your tracks. Read more...
The Facebook newsroom announced today that users can now utilize open graph search to search Facebook posts and status updates by their friends as well as public post. It’s also possible to search for posts with certain keywords such as city names or time periods. Show More Summary
Vine and now Instagram have finally captured and matured the market for social video, something that 8 Seconds was 5 years too early to achieve, and SocialCam was unable to hold onto after it lost access to the Facebook open graph. But like all social, you live and die by your audience and its expectations.
Back in April, Facebook unveiled a new SDK for iOS with a grab bag full of important new features. Now several of those goodies are available for droid developers in a major update to the Android SDK.
You might remember that Facebook delivered a major update to its iOS SDK in April that packed a ton of new features, including much stronger Open Graph integration. Now Android is finally being blessed with the same capabilities. The...Show More Summary
Improved developer tools creating a better user experience across apps Since revealing its new strategy for Facebook as a platform on mobile, it has been making steady improvements to its SDK for Android which lets developers integrate Facebook features into their apps. Show More Summary
Facebook’s SDK for Android has undergone a “major update”, bringing with it several key improvements for developers. Included in this release is native Share Dialog and Object API support, a... Keep reading ?
More than eight months after Facebook first introduced Graph Search, the social network has announced it’s now open to everyone using Facebook in US English. Launched as a limited preview... Keep reading ?