May 2011 Facebook Platform Updates

If you’re trying to develop a Facebook application. Recently, Facebook has provided a new feature for developers: The ability to create test users.

Having the ability to create test users for your Facebook application will allow you to test your custom Facebook applications.

This is very useful when you’re trying to produce FBL queries or graph api queries about particular users.

The new features allow developers to:

  • re-authenticate Facebook users to┬áconfirm user identity
  • Generate test Facebook users email and passwords via the Facebook Graph API

Facebook Send Button

Along with another recent update the new updates provide developers with the combined like or send button. This feature allows Facebook Users with the ability to send and share links or url’s privately as a Facebook Message.