Facebook Launches New APIs for Facebook Platform
Facebook's new interfaces for Facebook Platform will allow application developers to make their mark on a wide range of Facebook applications. Adding on to APIs already released for Facebook Photos, the new APIs allow access to content and methods for sharing for Facebook Status, Notes, Links and Video.On Feb. 6, two days after Facebook's fifth birthday, the social networking service announced new APIs for its Facebook Platform, allowing developers to access content and methods for sharing for Facebook Status, Notes, Links and Video. This follows the launch of APIs for uploading and viewing via Facebook Photos, and allows developers to create new applications for the social networking service.
"Your application will have access to any status, notes or links from the active user or their friends that are currently visible to the active user," said a Feb. 6 post on the Facebook Developers blog. "In addition, we're opening new APIs for you to post links, create notes or upload videos for the current user, and we've made setting a user's status easier."