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Facebook’s statement on the August 13th App Outage

Just in case you are not aware of, Facebook has officially made a statement about the app outage that happened on 13 August, in which a number of Facebook developer accounts and apps were temporarily unavailable. For details, see that … Continue reading

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Facebook Canvas Namespace get removed suddently

Probably all Facebook developers should have aware of the recent service disruption on the Facebook platform for which our developers may be disabled with the apps banned.  Facebook should have fixed that in a very short period of time and … Continue reading

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With offline_access Deprecation Enabled, Still Receiving 2 hour tokens from Server Side OAuth Call

Hopefully we should all know that while we have still having the offline_access permission available, the access token that we obtained normally is a short-lived one. Wit offline_access deprecated, by default (as according to Facebook’s documentation), we should have received … Continue reading

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AppRequest Dialog is not shown properly on Andriod phones

There is right now a problem in the Facebook Javascript SDK where the apprequest dialog displayed via FB.ui is too wide on Andriod Phones (such as Samsung S3). There is already a bug report for this at Facebook http://developers.facebook.com/bugs/250001038466915?browse=search_50f8bfecf13993d54846463 If you are running mobile app, check if you are being affected … Continue reading

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Facebook is making Developers’ life easier

Unlike other platform, I think many people would agree that developers working on the Facebook platform are more busy with the breaking changes and platform changes that Facebook releases periodically. Yet, thing get better in 2013! Facebook has announced that … Continue reading

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Recent Warnings from Facebook about “desktop web game off Facebook.com”

I believe many Facebook developers should have received email from Facebook warning them about their “desktop web game off Facebook.com”. In summary, the warnings include  Your desktop web game hosted primarily off Facebook currently accesses user connections when authenticating and/or … Continue reading

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Debug version of the Facebook JavaScript SDK now available

I think most of the facebook applications are using the JavaScript SDK.  Even though the stability of the JavaScript SDK has been improved a lot already, there may be cases where developers would like to check and know what is … Continue reading

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Be careful with “offers” advertised in Facebook

Recently, Facebook had made the “Get Offer” feature available to more countries. If you want to get those offers, what you have to do are: Click the “Get Offer” link in the advertisement or wallpost of that “offer”. Then you … Continue reading

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