Facebook API

The Facebook API is a platform for building applications that are available to the members of the social network of Facebook. The API allows applications to use the social connections and profile information to make applications more involving, and to publish activities to the news feed and profile pages of Facebook, subject to individual users privacy settings. With the API, users can add social context to their applications by utilizing profile, friend, Page, group, photo, and event data. The API uses RESTful protocol and responses are in JSON format.
API Key, OAuth 2, Username/password
Followers (2374)
Developers (258)
API Mashups (441)
  • FollowFly is a social media aggregator that can automatically bring up and display feeds from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, SoundCloud, and Reddit AMA for anyone you search for. Different...
  • Simple Latitude is a location-tracking iPhone app that helps users stay in touch with their families and friends. It can show a user's location, location accuracy, and timestamp on a map to people...
  • iTavli by iSmart Solutions is a backgammon game mashup. The objective of each game is to transfer the chips (or checkers) from the base area to the collecting area. Each game has different rules that...
Related Articles
Source Code

Sorry, no source code for this API.

Sorry, no resources found for this API.

Developers (258)
Username Name Mashup / Resource

pwtempuser pwtempuser SuperMeeple

Jonathan Lulich The Music Feed


pwtempuser pwtempuser Like Exchange


Andre Franz instaLyrics

Video Customizer



Sayem Islam People Lookup

Will Powell iFashion Android application

pwtempuser pwtempuser Puzzle for Facebook


pwtempuser pwtempuser Garage Sale Application

pwtempuser pwtempuser SeatSimple






Sohail Abid Embed Facebook

Alfredo Artiles FriendLynx



Naturized Spots

Spidi The Fox


Song of the day


TourCMS Facebook Tabs

Facebook Search

BlockWild Facebook Map Application

Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management




pwtempuser pwtempuser San Francisco School-Pot Map



pwtempuser pwtempuser Take Kerala (India)

CD Collection Browser

pwtempuser pwtempuser PopGraph




Instantly Web

Nirvana Tikku TubeLoop




Audi 411

Lost and Found Pets Ireland


The TurnSocial bar


Gregory Dickson StreetMavens

NiteFly: The Future of Nightlife

Itamar Lesuisse Kukunu


Guia Postos


Free e commerce cart for facebook

Yapeo video classifieds

Ted spiggler: Tweets on Streets

pwtempuser pwtempuser Sell Simply

David Drace Banfield Flea Fighter

Dave Schappell TeachStreet

pwtempuser pwtempuser Cloud Call Me

Miro Sportmeets

pwtempuser pwtempuser Speed Phone Dating

pwtempuser pwtempuser Phonzy Audiopost

Kelton Person MyTube60 Power Hour Videos


Guess The Winner South Africa 2010

PicWash Photo Retouch Service




pwtempuser pwtempuser Mappyfriends

MyBackyard Coastal Carolina

My Friends and Music

Hotel Mapz

BILD digital BILD.de Desktop


Advertisement Tool - AdverTool

Eric Visser 44tips - your visual start page






Transmeet.Tv MusicMap

Alex Parvulescu Poke The Habit

Alex Parvulescu The Link Inspector

Rich Erwin PlaceMix



pwtempuser pwtempuser Rate and Predict American Idol

Mashup Arts

Ian Barnes Coast Radar
Comments (8)



Hello all,

I am developing a window based application uisng facebook API. I want to provide tagging functionality in it. Can anyone tell me how facebook manages the size of the rectangle when we start tagging the image.


You say:

Commercial LicensingYes, within limits

Where is this info coming from?


Is there a way for me to upload pictures of someone, and be able to find out who they are on facebook?

TheseSitesAre.Me TheseSitesAre.Me
TheseSitesAre.Me is a place where you can update your Facebook, TSAME and Twitter statuses at once, share all of your links in one place, advertise for free and find other people to collaborate on projects with.
Journamatic Journamatic
Connect your social media sites and Journamatic creates a daily journal automatically from your check-ins, photos, tweets and status updates.
Localley Localley
Localley is a tool that broadens the functionality of the Facebook Places feature by letting you check in various places using a date and time in the future.
mapTheGraph! mapTheGraph!
mapTheGraph is a location based social network, currently integrated with Facebook. It lets you update and share interesting places you've been to on a map. It is a social network that replaces the status update with the location update.
SuperMeeple SuperMeeple
"Check in" to your favorite board games. Uses Facebook for identity, Freebase for the database of board games and Google App Engine to provide the platform.
The Music Feed The Music Feed
Featuring free, unlimited MP3 downloads by independent artists and DJs from the Underground Music Spot plus your favorite mainstream artists. Mashup of the Underground Music Spot and Interactive Digital Music.
TagsUp TagsUp
TagsUp.com combines search engines from dozens of companies and returns web, image, video, shopping, auction, classified, realtime, news, blog or discussion results.
Like Exchange Like Exchange
likeexchange.net is a website that enables Facebook fan page discovery and helps its members exchange likes with each other.
Connected Connected
Connected is a personal relationship manager that brings your contacts and conversations together from email, social networks, calendar and phone.
instaLyrics instaLyrics
The lyrics instant search engine
Video Customizer Video Customizer
All-in-one communications platform and includes everything you need to create, send, stream and track professional video emails and more. It is an intuitive, easy to use, featured rich web-based video email marketing tool which has been developed by people who understand business.
Multi-click real-time polls for real fans and real cynics
ocell.us ocell.us
A social bookmarking site and Facebook application. The entire site and all of it's features are available through the Facebook application. The site also uses the delicious API to allow users to import all of their delicious bookmarks into ocell.us easily. Beyond this ocell.us uses the Twitter API to allow people to bookmark links from tweets automatically.
People Lookup People Lookup
Firefox add-on. Quickly look people up by highlighting their full name on a page and then right-clicking to search for them across Google, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, Facebook and more.
iFashion Android application iFashion Android application
Share your fashion style with friends on Facebook. Find beautiful dresses, stunning accessories and favorite designer brands.
Puzzle for Facebook Puzzle for Facebook
Lets you take any Facebook profile (your own if you login) and create a puzzle from it. You can play on-site or copy this puzzle right to your mobile phone as HTML5 mobile web application
Keewl Keewl
Keewl 2.0 Search Engine
Garage Sale Application Garage Sale Application
New Zealand garage sale application using Google Maps, Facebook and Streetview.
SeatSimple SeatSimple
SeatSimple allows reservations to be made by automated phone messages to a business's point of sales instantly. Book appointments via website or Facebook page, without the need for an internet connection at your point of sale.
Whad'da'do Whad'da'do
Whaddado is a Social bookmarking site for events and things to do Whaddado, add your fav websites, create lists and share them with friends. Discover new things to do and follow our experts to find out the coolest things around the world.
Face-Pong Face-Pong
Play a Pong-like game with robot versions of your Facebook friends.
fflap fflap
fflap is a collection of tools and services that uses social networks as a platform for eBay. The basic tools enable a user to search for listings, select the relevant items to tell their social networks about, add a personalized message, schedule when to inform social networks then track and graphically report the success of the fflapped message through bidding to sale.
connectme.cc connectme.cc
connectme.cc is a quick and easy way to share your contact information with anyone on the go. Send one text message with your email, phone number or Twitter username and connectme.cc will automagically deliver a message to them with your business card. This solution does not require you to share the same device, application or social network to connect.
WishGenies WishGenies
WishGenies lets you ask for gift recommendations for those on your shopping list. You'll get great ideas because WishGenies asks people who like the same things as your recipient.
Embed Facebook Embed Facebook
WordPress plugin that lets you embed various Facebook objects by just pasting the URL anywhere in a post or page content. Supports Facebook albums, events, notes, videos, groups, pages, and individual pictures.
FriendLynx FriendLynx
FriendLynx enables you to find your Facebook friends on Twitter and follow them in a couple of clicks. You can also create Twitter lists with your Facebook friends and follow then through these lists. Also installing this application will help your Facebook friends to find you on Twitter.
CheckinSpy CheckinSpy
CheckinSpy lets you view the places that you and your friends have checked in, using Google Street View. You can look at recent checkins that you or your friends have posted, or search for a specific friend.
BingAgain BingAgain
"BingAgain" is a search engine developed with the aim of providing the BEST relevant results to users. What makes it unique? : You got to see ‘web’, ‘images’, ‘videos’, ‘news’, all results simultaneously in a single page. Not only this, but results (presently web only) are sorted out according to their popularity on “Facebook” which no doubt increases search result quality as well as their relevance.
Naturized Spots Naturized Spots
Manage and share your favorite action-driven and nature-aware spots on a Google Map and explore those of your Facebook friends.
Spidi The Fox Spidi The Fox
Instant search for YouTube, Digg and Flickr. Once YouTube video is playing you can still view photos and news from Digg.
Itooner Itooner
Itooner is a facebook application where you can draw comic book ballons on top of famous photos.
Song of the day Song of the day
This application will give you a (random) song each day (writes on your wall). You can also share a song with any of your friends.
SongFight SongFight
SongFight is a facebook game where users listen to songs and try to guess who's the artist. It's completely user-generated. Each user can create his own quizz and promote it. Songs and metadata are retrieved from Last.fm and EchoNest.
TourCMS Facebook Tabs TourCMS Facebook Tabs
Facebook app that allows Tour and Activity Operators using TourCMS to easily add their product details to a new tab on their Facebook page.
Facebook Search Facebook Search
Facebook Search is a useful search tool for the Facebook social network. It is powered by the Facebook Open Graph API and returns data that is publicly available. Users can search across posts, photos, people, pages, groups and events without the need to login or have a Facebook account. Our service features a unique way to search for images, photos and graphics from the millions of 'Pages' that form part of the Facebook social network. Go further than traditional image search and discover a world of photos and images that have been hand curated by Facebook users.
BlockWild Facebook Map Application BlockWild Facebook Map Application
Need to create a map for your Facebook page? Why send readers to a google or mapquest map when you could give them another reason to go to your Facebook page instead? Or keep them on your Facebook page. The BlockWild map application gives you the ability to create a map with an informative popup card on your Facebook page for events, rentals, classifieds, or anything you want to map.
Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management Breadcrumbs GPS Track Management
Breadcrumbs is a free cutting edge online GPS track management software allowing you to upload GPS tracks with photos and videos for all of your adventures. You will be able to share them with your friends and connect to people who have the same interest as you. Breadcrumbs revolves around Google Earth, which is embedded in your browser.
TargetMap TargetMap
Free online mapping tool to see and share your data on GoogleMaps. Just choose a country and a way to create your map by color, type values or by uploading your excel files (you can even use your zip/postal code column to get the best and most accurate maps). Publish and share maps.
Ohrwur.me Ohrwur.me
Ohrwurm is German for Earworm: "A tune that is stuck in one's head, especially as unwanted or repetitive". Detects those kind of songs and automatically lets the world know about them via twitter, facebook, etc.. Uses Last.fm as the basis for the listening analysis.
PeepGift PeepGift
PeepGift emails you sweet Groupon deals for the cities your Facebook friends and family live in when their birthday or a holiday is coming up.
San Francisco School-Pot Map San Francisco School-Pot Map
The site mashes up San Francisco public-school and marijuana-dispensary data. The map shows walking distances from each public school to the nearest marijuana dispensary and vice versa.
Stadtkinder Stadtkinder
Find out what events are going on in your city, which locations are hot right now and where your friends are. Currently only supports select cities in Austria.
TV.ListAndPlay.com TV.ListAndPlay.com
Enter 1 song, get 150 similar songs back, create your own MTV. Combines Last.FM & Youtube. There's also a Facebook integration that let you discover music your friends like. Uses Bit.ly in order to share playlist urls.
Take Kerala (India) Take Kerala (India)
A website about holidays and ayurveda treatments in Kerala. With maps, flickr images and easy booking of your vacation.
CD Collection Browser CD Collection Browser
This is a mashup I made to browse my CD collection online.
PopGraph PopGraph
A mashup of freebase, Facebook and Google Graph. Users write bite-size opinions on the millions of Freebase topics and gathers stats for crowd sourcing and popular opinion.
iTrackmine.com iTrackmine.com
Are you the type of person who likes to be organized? Have you ever seen something cool and can't remember if you already own it? Then you'll love iTrackmine.com -- an aggregator of everything you own.
MusicLink.fm MusicLink.fm
MusicLink.fm is a mashup between Amazon, Grooveshark and Facebook that lets you stream full albums for free. MusicLink also lets you see what your friends are listening to.
ConnectiCity ConnectiCity
The city tells its stories. A prototype urban screen that shows in realtime the thoughts of the people living in that area, as desumed from social networks. Circles represent people interaction in the area of the screen, on Twitter, FriendFeed, FourSquare and Facebook, taking about the city of Rome. The bigger the dots are, the more interest the content has raised in internet users. If two dots are connected, there is some content or construct shared among them.
Instantly Web Instantly Web
Uses Google API to go instantly to "I'm feeling lucky" result below the search. It's inspired by Google Instant and YouTube Instant.
TubeLoop TubeLoop
Do you use YouTube to listen to your favourite songs? Do you share YouTube video's through Facebook ? Do you want to share Loops/Playlists with your friends? Check out TubeLoop.com
Remembered.com Remembered.com
Create Online Memorials and Share them with your Facebook Friends and Family
DataCalifornia DataCalifornia
View details and comment on California education, health and current legislation. Promotes collaboration by allowing users to submit ideas on how the government should spend taxpayer money.
cocktailberater cocktailberater
cocktailberater ist a German cocktail database containing quality recipes with description, ingredients, calories, pictures, video tutorials, etc. It also offers a product database for typical cocktail ingredients including prices and calories.
Audi 411 Audi 411
Audi 411 provides Audi enthusiasts a real-time stream of Audi Twitter updates, Audi news, Audi pictures & wallpapers, Audi videos, Audi Facebook updates, Audi links, plus chat, and more.
Lost and Found Pets Ireland Lost and Found Pets Ireland
We combine the API's from Facebook, Twitter, Bebo, Flickr, Google Buzz and MySpace to leverage the power of social networking to reunite lost Irish pets with their owners in Ireland.
MeechMe MeechMe
Provides a place for any web page for visitors to meet, chat, share their social profiles and photos and videos. There's also a play stock market where users can invest in social profiles and web pages.
The TurnSocial bar The TurnSocial bar
Put FB, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Yelp reviews, Foursquare tips & more, directly on your website.
ShowTribe ShowTribe
ShowTribe is a twitter based web application that lets TV fans keep up with the latest buzz surrounding their favorite TV shows and makes watching TV a lot more interactive.
StreetMavens StreetMavens
What is happening in your city. Streetmavens shows feeds of what is happening in your city and allows messaging, conversation. Photos coming soon!
NiteFly: The Future of Nightlife NiteFly: The Future of Nightlife
See Manhattan Nightlife from a bird's eye view and find your scene with our built in real time Twitter feeds and Foursquare Tips/Checkin Data. Check out your favorite spots by Male:Female ratio so you find the night you're looking for.
Kukunu Kukunu
Kukunu is a new travel planning experience that simplifies the life of travellers around the world. Travelers can collaborate to create their itinerary then add transports, hotels, restaurants, activities and sights across the cities they plan to visit.
TrendLike TrendLike
Mixing the information from twitter and sending it to Facebook.
Guia Postos Guia Postos
Map-based price and fuel quality reporting community covering Brazil. Try searching for "Rio de Janeiro"
Lalalocal Lalalocal
Lalalocal aggregates local news and blog content with emerging interactive and social networking tools to provide users with a unique view into the city they love and advertisers with the targeted reach they crave.
Free e commerce cart for facebook Free e commerce cart for facebook
Facebook's #1 E-Commerce Solution Launch a storefront on your User profile or Facebook page with Muncom's Facebook e-commerce solution. Muncom's Facebook app gives you everything you need to manage your storefront, products and sales.
Yapeo video classifieds Yapeo video classifieds
A better way to buy and sell on the Internet. Shows video of items for sale.
spiggler: Tweets on Streets spiggler: Tweets on Streets
Spiggler gives you "tweets on the streets" - mapping geolocated tweets onto a Google Map. NEW - now includes local news, Foursquare and Facebook mapping.
Sell Simply Sell Simply
Sell Simply is the simplest way to buy and sell anything.
Banfield Flea Fighter Banfield Flea Fighter
Shows flea prevalence across the U.S., based on Google Trends data. If you download the coupon, your location will be added to the map. Also includes a store locator for finding nearby Banfield locations.
TeachStreet TeachStreet
TeachStreet helps lifelong learners find great classes and teachers, empowering teachers with robust online tools to manage their teaching businesses, and enabling schools to more effectively generate leads for their classes.
Cloud Call Me Cloud Call Me
Users with Cloud Call Me can call each other without revealing their phone numbers online. Each phone number is kept private and never revealed to other users.
Sportmeets Sportmeets
Sportmeets connects online users who love sports so that they can meet, organize their teams and events and compete offline.
Speed Phone Dating Speed Phone Dating
Allows people to register for 10 minute speed dating seminars that are conducted over the phone. All calls are dialed using a Twilio number for the caller ID, keeping the user's phone numbers private.
Phonzy Audiopost Phonzy Audiopost
Update your Facebook status with a link to the audio over the phone.
MyTube60 Power Hour Videos MyTube60 Power Hour Videos
The site allows you to search YouTube videos and then merge and edit them together to make power hour videos. Once the video is published, it is keyworded from YouTube's data api.
G4ng G4ng
From the site: The G4 is a powerful tool for everybody who wants to keep his/her geo-spatial data organized, analyzed and accessible from around the world with ability to share and collaborate with friends.
Guess The Winner South Africa 2010 Guess The Winner South Africa 2010
Share your favorites for World Cup 2010 South Africa and see your friends favorites on Facebook.
PicWash Photo Retouch Service PicWash Photo Retouch Service
PicWash is a photo retouch service where real designers edit user photos starting at $7 each. We remove acne, whiten teeth, reduce wrinkles, facial shine, and more. Our service is connected to APIs of major photo storage and sharing sites.
Oilaholic Oilaholic
Get Gulf oil spill updates and oil spill clean up news, see oil spill photos, watch oil spill videos, chat about oil spills and more at Oilaholic.com.
TinkOMatic TinkOMatic
Classifieds and auctions search and monitoring app. Search craigslist, oodle, kijiji, backpage, and eBay across different locations; define advanced search criteria; save searches and monitor them over time via a custom dashboard.
BattleCell BattleCell
Risk evolved into massive Google Maps game with 55 million cells and instant action Arena tournaments.
Mappyfriends Mappyfriends
Mappyfriends is a location based recommendations network that shows your friends where you have been and recommends you places to go. Mappyfriends enables you to search your friends experiences in order to create your own.
MyBackyard Coastal Carolina MyBackyard Coastal Carolina
Provides constantly updated news as well as crime reports, real estate transactions and more about the Wilmington, North Carolina, area.
My Friends and Music My Friends and Music
Cool online music player. Alternative to Lala or grooveshark. Over 8 million songs streaming all free. You can create your own playlist and share it with friends. Fully integrated with Facebook (friendsandmusic app).
Hotel Mapz Hotel Mapz
Hotelmapz.com is a German search engine for worldwide hotel rooms. It allows users to search for hotel deals on more than 30 different booking websites with one single query. All available hotels will be shown with actual room rates on Google Maps.
BILD.de Desktop BILD.de Desktop
BILD.de auf Ihrem Desktop - Nachrichten genau nach Ihrem Geschmack. Note: this application is available in German only.
iconize.me iconize.me
A new way to communicate on facebook. Combine icons and post them on facebook.
Advertisement Tool - AdverTool Advertisement Tool - AdverTool
Centralized environment to efficiently manage your online advertisement campaigns no matter which network you are using for your messages. Open source.
44tips - your visual start page 44tips - your visual start page
With 44tips.com you create a startpage with your favorite content. Import your photos, videos, music, bookmarks. View your favorite websites in one place. Discover similar content. Collect, save and share your content.
Pictarine Pictarine
A social network to share photos. It collects automatically all your photos and contacts from Facebook, Flickr and Picasa and allows you to share your photos with your friends whatever their website is.
MovieDNA MovieDNA
iPhone app collecting all kinds of information on movies, actors, directors, using a variety of APIs.
Create and share online mixtapes by choosing individual tracks or getting one created automatically based on an artist that you like.
Golfersfield Golfersfield
Golf Tournament Event Engine, Golf Connections & Game improvement
BlockWild BlockWild
BlockWild let's you post information directly to a local map where it can be discovered in your community by location and categories of content, such as: classifieds, events, rentals, social groups, services, etc. Search locally or wherever you are planning to travel.
Transmeet.Tv MusicMap Transmeet.Tv MusicMap
MusicMap is a regional music events guide that uses google maps, youtube videos, flickr photos, last.fm pictures and text, facebook connect and makes a fusion of technology to produce a new kind of user experience.
Poke The Habit Poke The Habit
The online network for Sustainable Action. Combines multiple social APIs including Facebook and identity services like RPX.
The Link Inspector The Link Inspector
The Link Inspector lets you get in-depth information about all the backlinks pointing to your site. It will even search for new backlinks that you are not aware of, good or bad.
PlaceMix PlaceMix
Travel search mashup portal that lets users track all the information about their favorite places. Also uses World66 open guide book and CIA Factbook maps. More on the way.
The SongDNA iPhone app aims to be *the* source for song information. It collects data on any song from over 10 sources on the internet: the lyrics, the video's, the bio, the highest rank in the charts, gigs, tweets, you name it, SongDNA shows it!