Facebook Hackathon Success: New Video Comments Feature

You can now add video to Facebook comments or a video can simply be the comment. This feature is now available to Facebook users worldwide. According to Facebook, “You can upload them as replies to posts by people and pages, as well as within groups and events. It’s supported on desktop web, iOS, and Android.… Continue reading Facebook Hackathon Success: New Video Comments Feature

New Features Encourage Added Spending Of Facebook Credits

Developers who make Facebook apps may soon start seeing users spend significantly more money.  Late yesterday, two new Facebook Credits features were introduced, and they’re designed to make small transactions painless and to get users’ friends to follow through on purchases of all sizes. With regards to that first feature, a post on the Facebook… Continue reading New Features Encourage Added Spending Of Facebook Credits

Game Developers To Use Facebook Credits

Facebook said today starting July 1st all of its social game developers will have to process payments via Facebook Credits. The Facebook Developer Blog offers more details. “Over the next five months, we will work closely with developers to onboard those who are not yet using Facebook Credits, collect feedback to improve the product, continue… Continue reading Game Developers To Use Facebook Credits

Sophos Warns Facebook Users About Third Party Apps

Facebook is now allowing third party application developers to access users’home addresses and their mobile phone number. “Now, shady app developers will find it easier than ever before to gather even more personal information from users, Said Graham Cluey,on the Sophos blog “You can imagine, for instance, that bad guys could set up a rogue… Continue reading Sophos Warns Facebook Users About Third Party Apps

Facebook Launches New Registration Tool

Website developers who want to forge a connection with Facebook now have a simpler way of doing so.  Yesterday, the social network unveiled a new registration tool that is meant to act as an alternative to Facebook Login/Facebook Connect. Paul Tarjan, a Facebook engineer, explained on the official Developer Blog that the new tool “gives… Continue reading Facebook Launches New Registration Tool

Facebook's VP Of Engineering Discusses Operations

To some developers, at least, Facebook has quite a draw – the pull a championship sports team might have to an athlete, perhaps.  So some developers may be interested to learn what Mike Schroepfer, the vice president of engineering, had to say about the company in a recent interview. One interesting remark related to the… Continue reading Facebook's VP Of Engineering Discusses Operations

Facebook Downloaded 100 Million Times Via GetJar

GetJar said today that the Facebook mobile app has been downloaded by more than 100 million people, making Facebook the most downloaded app on a single app store. Using GetJar’s App It link, users are able to download the app which gives them a shortcut to access Facebook’s mobile wbesite with one click from their… Continue reading Facebook Downloaded 100 Million Times Via GetJar