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Enhanced Canvas for Facebook Apps

Facebook has today announced a few enhancement on the canvas area, including Adding Bookmarks to the upper-right corner of every canvas page. According to Facebook, this aims to improve user re-engagement.  However, as we already have similar bookmarks on the … Continue reading

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Numerous well-received FB Apps banned – Facebook Autobot Outbreaks?

I don’t think there is any need for me to explain to you what the Facebook auto-bot does as most of us should have been victims of it already. But I think today (probably in these 2 days) is really … Continue reading

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New Spam in Facebook – Fake Youtube video

Be careful, there is a new kind of spam in Facebook. It basically posts wall post to your friend’s wall.  A sample of the wall post is shown below: It looks like it is a youtube video that has you … Continue reading

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Facebook App – Moving to OAuth 2.0 + HTTPS

Faecbook has recently announced its plan that all facebook applications have to move to OAuth 2.0  + HTTPS by 1 Oct! To highlight, the plan is: July 1: Updates to the PHP and JS SDKs available that use OAuth 2.0 … Continue reading

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Facebook says, “most developers test their apps by generating test users.” – Joke or not?

In this week’s Platform Updates: Operation Developer Love, Facebook announced that the Test Users feature is enhanced. My attention is drawn by the first sentence is the announcement, Most developers test their apps by generating test users. Frankly speaking, I … Continue reading

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Variation of the “See Who Has Viewed Your Profile!” spam is coming!

Regarding to my previous article Be careful with Facebook Event “See Who Has Viewed Your Profile!” Please be aware that new variations of it are coming out! Today, I have seen an application called “Notes” that send me Application Request.  … Continue reading

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