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Facebook Offline Access Removal Postponed

According to the Facebook Developer Blog, offline_access Permission Removal The offline_accesspermission is deprecated and will be removed July 5, 2012. Until then, you can turn this change on or off using the “Remove offline_access permission” migration. On May 2, 2012, … Continue reading

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Be careful when handling the deprecation of Facebook Offline Access Permission

According to Facebook’s roadmap, offline_access permission will be removed on 2May, The offline_accesspermission is deprecated and will be removed July 5, 2012. Until then, you can turn this change on or off using the “Remove offline_access permission” migration. On May … Continue reading

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How to obtain your Facebook application’s Access Token

There are FB APIs that require the usage of an application’s access token (e.g. sending an app to user FBAppReq, publishing the user score on an app) Referring to the doc https://developers.facebook.com/docs/authentication/applications/, we can get the app’s access token by … Continue reading

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Facebook is going to Deprecate the Offline Access Extended Permission

Facebook is going to Deprecate the Offline Access Extended Permission! Just in case you don’t know, to have your apps or web sites to interact with Facebook on behalf of the user, we need an access token.  That token, be … Continue reading

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How-To: Handle expired access tokens

Regarding to the recent “Invalid Access Token”, many developers have been asking for proper way or sample code for handling “invalid access token”.  I think Facebook has listened to the public voices. Today, Facebook has published a new document “How-To: … Continue reading

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Inconsistent “Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token” errors – Hottest Bug Closed

The hottest bug Inconsistent “Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token” errors had been closed officially! According to Douglas, the following cases / problems that lead to an “Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token” had been fixed, 1. global cache inconsistency.  this was … Continue reading

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Facebook now includes “Session has expired” detail information if that is the case for invalid access token

I believe facebook is keep on “enhancing” how they check the access token. Today, I have received an error message with content Error: OAuthException: Error validating access token: Session has expired at unix time 1304348400. The current unix time is … Continue reading

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Updates – Inconsistent “Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token” errors

We now get more than 300 comments for the hottest bug report on theInconsistent “Invalid OAuth 2.0 Access Token” errors. Since Douglas Purdy has joined the discussion, I think we are moving towards to right tracks on how the issue(s) … Continue reading

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