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Custom Facebook Actions Must Now Use The Like Action Custom Facebook Actions Must Now Use The Like Action

The Like button is synonymous with Facebook. It’s the social network’s defining feature. In the past year, people have moved away from the Like button in favor of custom actions. People can now “favorite” or “heart” content they like. Facebook …

Facebook Improves Their Android SDK Facebook Improves Their Android SDK

Facebook has recently updated their iOS app and the iOS SDK to improve the performance of both. By all accounts, it seems to be working fine now. Now it’s time for Facebook to fix their Android app and that starts …

Facebook Continues To Improve The Graph API Facebook Continues To Improve The Graph API
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Facebook needs to continually improve its services so that users, developers and investors remain happy. The social network has given a lot of recent attention to its Open Graph and related services. The trend continues today with an update to …

Facebook Lets You Mention Tag Friends In Messages Within Apps Facebook Lets You Mention Tag Friends In Messages Within Apps
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Facebook announced a new Open Graph feature today, which lets users mention-tag friends in messages within apps. “With this frequently requested feature, companies like foursquare can implement user mentions that work like they do in posts on Facebook,” explains Facebook’s …

Facebook Brings Explicit Sharing To Open Graph Facebook Brings Explicit Sharing To Open Graph
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Ever since its introduction, Open Graph has slowly changed the Internet in Facebook’s favor. The social network is now the default and preferred method for signing in on various apps and Web sites. It’s easy for the consumer and the …

Facebook Continues To Make It Easier To Share Music Facebook Continues To Make It Easier To Share Music

Ever since Facebook unveiled their partnership with Spotify (and other Open Graph music apps), the site has become a premier destination for both sharing your musical endeavors with buddies and discovering new artist based on your buddies’ posts. Back in …

Foursquare Integrates Foodspotting, Other Apps Into Its Core Service Foursquare Integrates Foodspotting, Other Apps Into Its Core Service
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Mobile was a big deal a few years ago. Everybody had to move their apps to mobile and bring the desktop experience to consumers on the go. Now everybody is moving towards a mobile ecosystem where our apps are all …

Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks Google+ Teaches Open Graph A Few New Tricks

One of the best things that Facebook has going for it is Open Graph. It allows Facebook to pervade the Internet and connect all your apps and services through a single Facebook account. These apps and services can then create …

Facebook’s New Follow Action Keeps You Up To Speed On Users’ App Activity Right In Your News Feed Facebook’s New Follow Action Keeps You Up To Speed On Users’ App Activity Right In Your News Feed
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It’s possible that your News Feed is about to become much more crowded/informative, depending on how you feel about a massive influx of new stories. Facebook has just announced the follow action in Open Graph apps, and it’s sure to …

New Etsy / Facebook Integration Lets You Share Your Unique Finds New Etsy / Facebook Integration Lets You Share Your Unique Finds

Artsy e-commerce website Etsy has just announced some new integration with Facebook that will make it easier for your friends to see what you like on the site. Here’s what they had to say in a blog post: Whether you’re …

Facebook Games Can Still Have Success Stories Facebook Games Can Still Have Success Stories

There’s been a lot of doom and gloom lately about Facebook games. Zynga’s stocks plummeted after a report saw that players were moving from Facebook to mobile. Facebook is having none of it, however, as they highlight a success story …

Germans Can Now Sign-Up For Spotify Sans Facebook Account Germans Can Now Sign-Up For Spotify Sans Facebook Account

Since Facebook and Spotify partnered up to bring Open Graph music sharing to the masses, Spotify has required that users register for their service using their Facebook accounts. Anyone that attempts to sign up for Spotify today will either have …

Facebook App Center Now Available On iPad Facebook App Center Now Available On iPad
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Sometimes Facebook’s weekly Operation Developer Love post can be devoid of announcements or news, but thankfully the social network has announced some good stuff this week for both consumers and developers. The best news being that the App Center has …

Facebook Tests “Share Music” Option Alongside “Update Status” Facebook Tests “Share Music” Option Alongside “Update Status”

Of all the Open Graph apps that began popping up on Facebook after the company’s big unveiling at last year’s f8, the music apps seem to be the most prevalent on the site – especially Spotify. I mean, I rarely …

Facebook App Center Demands Quality From Developers Facebook App Center Demands Quality From Developers

Facebook’s App Center is now live. If you live in the United States, you can access it right now. There are over 600 apps at launch and it’s just going to get bigger from here on out. To help developers …

Facebook Outage Killed Some Retail Sites’ Performance Facebook Outage Killed Some Retail Sites’ Performance
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On Thursday night, Facebook experienced a major worldwide outage that lasted, in some cases, for a couple of hours. Things have been less-than-perfect for users since then, even after Facebook released a statement saying that everything should be a-ok. Users …

Facebook Updating Open Graph Publishing Guidelines Facebook Updating Open Graph Publishing Guidelines

It’s pretty much a given now that Facebook wants every app developer to push Open Graph. As more app developers take to Open Graph and more people become concerned with privacy, Facebook will have to amend their policies to address …

Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions Facebook Adds Open Graph User Restrictions

The past week has been big for Facebook what with the IPO, Zuckerberg’s marriage and the fallout following a reportedly botched IPO. Nothing can stop Facebook, however, as it marches towards whatever the future may hold. Thankfully, that future includes …

CDNPAL Kickstarter Project Aims To Build Search Engine Using Facebook’s Open Graph CDNPAL Kickstarter Project Aims To Build Search Engine Using Facebook’s Open Graph

This week, we reported on a Kickstarter project called Gooey Search, which strives to be a “Google on steroids (with privacy). While poking around through Kickstarter, we noticed another search engine project in the works called CDNPAL, billed as “an …

Tumblr Has This Facebook Thing Covered Tumblr Has This Facebook Thing Covered

Tumblr as you are all aware is a blogging platform, but could be considered a social media platform as well. They exemplify the spirit of the Web working together by integrating another social media service’s, in this case Facebook, technologies …

Facebook’s Open Graph Is Dominating The Internet Facebook’s Open Graph Is Dominating The Internet
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The image you see above is not the visualizer from Windows Media Player 6. It’s a chart that shows how many links containing Open Graph tags have gone through through Embedly. The image illustrates a massive 42 percent of all …