Privacy – Detailed privacy info for a piece of content. Also see the privacy.get API method.
Like – get a list of users who liked a piece of content
Developer – get a list of app ids by developer user id
Family – get information about a user's family
Video and Video Tag – get videos and tag data
Last call for templatified feed stories – change to stream.publish methods
Photo sizes changed – max dimension is now 720 pixels. Profile pics - from 200x600 to 180x540
User FQL table update (since Feb 8 th ): relationship_status , gender , and affiliations.status fields only return English strings
Invites and Inbox Filters, new “Share” to Inbox methods – No updates yet, but expected this month.
What’s Next – Some Predictions Grains of Salt Required
Facebook Credits system might be opened up for mere mortal developers at f8
Expect to see:
Subscription-based apps try and fail
Huge increase in consumer acceptance of virtual goods
Lots of new physical-goods gifting/delivery/shopping/catalogue/affiliate apps
More retail brands buying into the FB platform
Good systems for user-to-user transactions – FB Marketplace, Café Press/Etsy-alikes
Backlash against developers who neglect user support
More and better gaming!
Open Graph API
First release targeted for Q2 2010
May bring massive quantities of web properties into the Facebook experience
Dashboard may include external site/Page Bookmarks
Facebook home page and news streams becomes aggregation juggernaut
Facebook as a portal - All yer stuff in FB, filtered and shaded by your social graph
Bits and bobs
Preferred Developer Consultant Program - Apply via email, see Wiki page for details: http://wiki.developers.facebook.com/index.php/Preferred_Developer_Consultant_Program
The Social Network, a new film coming in October: “A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook.” Jesse Eisenberg to play Zuckerberg.
The f8 conference is April 21-22 nd – no word on ticket availability yet. See you there?
More FB open sourciness – HipHop for PHP released (Ask Scott MacVicar about it)
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