What's New on the Facebook Platform, February 2012

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  • What's New on the Facebook Platform, February 2012

    1. 1. WHAT’S NEW ON THE FACEBOOKPLATFORM, FEBRUARY 2012Iskandar Najmuddin16th February 2012Facebook Developer Garage LondonSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 1All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    2. 2. THIS SLIDE IS BLANK. OR IS IT?SYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 2All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    3. 3. Improved Auth DialogWill be turned on for ALL apps on March 1st (previously Feb. 15th)A) The Default Dialog• New Headline & Description• Default privacy option• Timeline info areaSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 3All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    4. 4. Improved Auth DialogB) The Extended Permissions Dialog• A Second, Separate Dialog• Granular PermissionsSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 4All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    5. 5. Offline Access DeprecationBefore:Ask for the offline_access extended permission and• make API calls using the access_token for agesNow:• Extend a valid access_token for 60 days https://graph.facebook.com/oauth/access_token?client_id=APP_ID &client_secret=APP_SECRET&grant_type=fb_exchange_token& fb_exchange_token=EXISTING_ACCESS_TOKENNotes• Opt-in App Migration available now • Migration applied to all apps on May 1st• You can’t automatically re-extend tokens • An auth code is required for server-side extensionSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 5All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    6. 6. Create FB Questions via Graph API You can post on behalf of: A User • Needs publish_stream permission and a User access_token A Page • Needs manage_pages permission and a Page access_tokencurl -F access_token=PAGE_TOKEN’ -F question=What is your favorite color? -F ‘allow_new_options=true’ -F ‘options=[‚Blue‛,‛Red‛,‛Green‛,‛Walrus‛] https://graph.facebook.com/PAGE_ID/questions SYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 6 All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    7. 7. Read Subscribers & SubscriptionsGet Users that have subscribed to an Object:https://graph.facebook.com/USER_ID/subscribers?access_token=...Get Objects a User has Subscribed to:https://graph.facebook.com/USER_ID/subscribedto?access_token=...Related Permissions:• user_subscriptions• friends_subscriptionsSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 7All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    8. 8. Post to Past in TimelineJust set start_time for posts in the past POST /me/fdgl_demo:chow_down_on?pizza_slice=http://fdgl-demo.com/objects/mushroom-pizza-slice&start_time=1999-12-31T23:59:59+0000SYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 8All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    9. 9. Other UpdatesPay Dialog• New action parameter• Buy $1, get $4 free!Ads APIUse Action Specs to create Featured Stories• Supports Open Graph activity• More flexible than query templates• Action Specs also used for Ad TargetingPage Insights: Lots removed on Feb. 15thhttps://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/fql/insights/Test UsersCan now manually set password – crucial for mobile testingSYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 9All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.
    10. 10. THIS IS THE LAST SLIDEOR IS IT?Ask me about social media, technology, or Skyrim Mods:• i.najmuddin@syncapse.com• twitter.com/iskandar• +44(0)207.096.0146SYNCAPSE | New York | Toronto | London | Portland 10All materials contained within this presentation are copyright Syncapse Corp. 2012.

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