Facebook Adds New Tags For Publishers To Increase Likes, Follows

Facebook announced the launch of two new Open Graph tags for publishers and journalists (OG:Publisher and OG:Author). These allow publishers and story authors to get more organic likes and follows. “As mentioned in our documentation, media publishers should include Open…

Share Dialog Comes To Facebook For iOS SDK

At its Mobile Developer Conference in April, Facebook announced that it would be pushing Open Graph in a big way on mobile going forward. Part of those plans involved the Share Dialog – a tool that allows users to share…

Facebook Enhances Open Graph On Mobile, Updates iOS SDK

At the Facebook Home unveiling, Mark Zuckerberg said that people are increasingly consuming content on mobile. It’s true for Facebook as is it true for just about everything else. That’s why Facebook needs to step up its mobile game, and…

Facebook Retires The REST API For New Apps

In late 2011, Facebook said that it would retiring the REST API to focus all of its efforts on the Graph API. Developers had over a year to make the jump, and now Facebook is finally pulling the plug. Facebook…

Facebook Adds 9 New Open Graph Actions for Lifestyle Apps

Today, Facebook is announced nine new Open Graph actions for lifestyle (fitness, books, movies & TV) app. Starting now, developers can start incorporating “run,” “walk,” and “bike” for fitness apps, “read,” “rate,” “quote,” and “want to read” for books apps,…

Facebook Cleans Up Open Graph Actions – Less Spam, More Consistency

Facebook is cleaning up Open Graph actions in order to make the user experience less spammy and more uniform across the site. First announced back in October 2012, Facebook says they will begin to implement the new Open Graph action…

Facebook Login Can Now Keep Kids Out Of Your Age Restricted App

Do you operate an age restricted app or Web site? Do you wish you could use Facebook Login while keeping underage users out? If you answered yes, Facebook has just the thing for you in this week’s Operation Developer Love…

Facebook Details App Discovery In Graph Search

Facebook became the center of attention this week with its Graph Search announcement. The new feature allows users to search for people, places and things within Facebook using a variety of parameters. It will no doubt benefit the end user,…

Facebook Introduces Custom Open Graph Stories With Flexible Sentences

As a Facebook developer, are you frustrated by the rigid structure of Open Graph sentences? Facebook has a standard that it applies to every story so that each action is described in the same manner using the same action verbs.…

Facebook Lumps Breaking Changes Into Single Quarterly Updates

For the past two years, breaking changes introduced to Facebook have been on a three month schedule with new changes announced each month. Developers had 90 days to implement the changes before they became permanent fixtures of the Facebook development…

Facebook Graph API Gets New Page Metrics

Facebook has been on a quest – to make the Graph API the best it can be. In that tireless pursuit, the social network has added a number of new features and functionality to the API to help developers get…

Facebook Announces Breaking Changes For March

You’ll have to forgive the Facebook team this week. There’s not really much of an Operation Developer Love update presumably due to the team being in Paris this week for the LeWeb 2012 conference. With that being said, the social…

Open Graph Gets Mobile Insights From Facebook

Open Graph is the best possible way for publishers and brands to reach an audience on Facebook. The only problem is that Insights for Open Graph are only available for desktop apps. There hasn’t been a dedicated mobile solution until…

Facebook Introduces Developer Alerts For Apps

Any Facebook developer will tell you that that platform moves pretty quickly. The team at Facebook is constantly improving and iterating the platform, and that may introduce some breaking changes into apps. Developers need to keep on top of these…

Facebook Graph API Now Supports In-Game Groups

The past week has been relatively slow in the world of Facebook development. When that happens, there’s a good chance that the weekly Operation Developer Love update will be bursting at the seams with new features and updates. Facebook didn’t…

Facebook Details Breaking Changes For February

Facebook’s weekly Operation Developer Love is a great way to keep on top of Facebook development. There’s at least a few new important updates or enhancements each week, but there’s the odd week where nothing happens. Good thing it’s the…

Open Graph Is Still Being Awesome For Apps

Open Graph is arguably Facebook’s most important asset. The social network points to data that shows apps using Open Graph see a huge increase in monthly active users and referrals. In its latest data breakdown, Facebook shows that music on…

Use Your Facebook Data to Smear Yourself with a Negative Political Ad (It’s Fun, I Promise)

There’s a new project out from PBS NewsHour that allows anyone to create political ads for themselves with Facebook data. It’s called Ad Libs, and it’s a fun and informative way to show voters exactly how cookie cutter political ads…

Facebook Details The Latest Open Graph Changes

It was announced yesterday that Facebook would be enacting a number of changes in Open Graph. It would force developers to increase the quality of their apps while increasing user satisfaction across the platform. Facebook now has more details on…

Facebook Hopes To Make Apps Better By Making Open Graph Stricter

One of Facebook’s main strategies moving forward is to increase the number of apps with Facebook integration. This will increase the number of users visiting Facebook, and in turn increase their own advertising potential. That’s why Facebook has been pushing…