Facebook API

Facebook
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 localized and in XML format.
Specs
http://facebook.com
Social
Webhooks
XML, REST
http://developers.facebook.com/documentation.php?doc=clients
Username/password, developer key, OAuth
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Developers (253)
Username Name Mashup / Resource

ollie
Oliver J. Hengstenberg Retro Avatar for Facebook

akkad
YouLyrics

egiate
CampusBird

sociotoco
Sociotoco Search

Jyoti
Your Zodiac Sign, Health and Yoga

floriangilles
Florian Gilles Facebook Friends Map

jordanfarrow
Relocator

avishai
Jewforme

subnet
Friendcup

widgetlabs
Vodafone Update App for BlackBerry or iPhone

widgetlabs
Vodafone Update App for Android

dijksma
Plocky.com: Get your e-life together

WiserEarth
WiserEarth Facebook App

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Call My Wall

danoffer
Chit Chat for Facebook

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Snippee

yoyoncahyono
Spatialbook

subnet
Friendshirt

subnet
Charts.fm

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser I would have liked to be one of you

tripsailor
TripSailor - Sailing Blogs, Yacht Charter Reviews, Sailing Adventures,

hazem_ibrahim
Social Organizer

rc0
Question Pile

greg.tracy
Greg Tracy Facebook Photo Browser

remiz
MatterMeter

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser One of You

wiggi
Richard Ablewhite Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup

mrblog
David Beckemeyer Taglets Notifier

proletarian
Shopseen

benbahrenburg
Food Geek

chinesefoodmap
Chinese Food Map

rolipoli85
socialConnect

Maanasi
Trackle

thisisfrancis
Flickrbook

rythie
Richard Cunningham Friendbinder

Learn10
Learn10

nobosh
Nobosh

intrinsi
FunFriendFotos

teddyruxpin2000
Chromomulator

cowholio4
Jason Simple Music Videos

umaydin
Umut AYDIN alem.com

headup
Mike Darnell Headup

duckmaestro
Imaginalaxy

kwiclick
KwiClick

tomaspollak
Tomás Pollak Initt

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Spincloud

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Spot2be App

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Startpix

pb30
TrackThis

gculliss
Gawkk.com

baybedava
OMOM - Online Members On Map

diclophis
VeeJay.tv

cowholio4
Jason Facebook Music with Last.FM and MTV

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Phreetings App for Facebook

pokin
Pokin GeckoGo

aprathivadi
Brainfall Personality Quizzes

ringful
Facebook Voicetag

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser GeoUpdater

pixelpipe
Pixelpipe

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser FotoViewr

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Marcellus

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser VoxPix

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Facebook 3Styler

sobelito
Map A List

joedeveloper
Click2Message

ryes
Swurl

facesaerch
Update for Facebook

nightfeed
Nightfeed

Goergio_1999
idlasso

greg.tracy
Greg Tracy Memorybook

vsamaco
rePownce

frogcologne
SmartTickr

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Ipoki

dehsoftware
BuddyBlend

unmeshm
Blog on a Map

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser iPhoneLocator for Facebook

frogcologne
NetTickr

dan_jf
twitplus

mikedigitalegg
Mike Robinson Learnit Lists

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser MapMate

sebastin
Tumblr Wall

Gareth
Look What I Found

bd2@piroozram.info
Imageloop Facebook Widget Slideshow

livingstongw
AOLMail for Facebook

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Docoloco

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Netvibez

selfp
Ultrasearchula

Hawkee
Mallicious Social Shopping

ioeln
Cloud Last.fm

photosnob
My Camps Facebook App

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Our Places

Gamaroff
Lorien Gamaroff FizzBoost

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Faceforce

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Music Creek

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser The Campus Atlas

bbuffone
Keep Up With Jones

pwtempuser
pwtempuser pwtempuser Peppers and Pollywogs

nimisis
David Butler Two Degrees

marcmezzacca
Marc Mezzacca MyShopping Facebook

orianavim
Pet Profile on FaceBook
Comments (7)

Comments(7)

hrdeepak81

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.

dfrankow

You say:

Commercial LicensingYes, within limits

Where is this info coming from?

Amanda

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

Holiday Cardr Holiday Cardr
Facebook app that creates eCards from your photo gallery, custom text input and designed templates. Also allows you to select friends to share with and allows you to Tweet it.
Feedera Feedera
Feedera is a personalized Twitter digest of the best content shared among your friends, delivered to your inbox every morning.
Retro Avatar for Facebook Retro Avatar for Facebook
Generates a profile image for your unique Facebook ID. Can be posted to the Wall and Profile page. Shows how all your friends look like as Retro Avatar.
YouLyrics YouLyrics
YouLyrics is Youtube + ChartLyrics. Simple way to see your favorite videos together with the lyrics. Also, you will always be surprised: each time someone is watching a video it will appear on the search boxes when someone will load the application.
CampusBird CampusBird
CampusBird is the first interactive 3D and Maps-based school search site. Search for schools by name, location, scene, weather, school size, and more. CampusBird provides in depth profiles of more than 4800 schools and hundreds in 3D. Formerly called Egiate.
Sociotoco Search Sociotoco Search
Sociotoco Search helps you find online profiles in most commonly used social networks like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook - all on one place.
Your Zodiac Sign, Health and Yoga Your Zodiac Sign, Health and Yoga
Our Sun Sign, Mind, Body and Yoga are all interconnected. "Your Zodiac Sign, Health and Yoga" is a Faceook app which helps to explore Health and Yoga based on Zodiac signs.
Facebook Friends Map Facebook Friends Map
Ever wanted to see all your Facebook friends on a map? With the "Facebook Friends Map" you can easily do so.
Relocator Relocator
Indeed job search integrated with Facebook and LinkedIn - find jobs close to friends, and see who you know (or contacts know) at those offering the job.
Jewforme Jewforme
Deprecated
Jewforme is a simple Jewish dating site that integrates Facebook, Twitter and other social tools.
Friendcup Friendcup
Deprecated
Create a unique Mug featuring all your friends profile-images. It is an easy and fun way to show the world who your best friends are. Besides coffee-cups we also have glasses and beer-mugs.
Vodafone Update App for BlackBerry or iPhone Vodafone Update App for BlackBerry or iPhone
Stay connected with your friends and contacts in your social networks, wherever you are. Vodafone Update provides mobile access to Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, combined in a single UI.
Vodafone Update App for Android Vodafone Update App for Android
Stay connected with your friends and contacts in your social networks on the go. Vodafone Update provides mobile access to Twitter, Facebook and MySpace, combined in a single UI.
Plocky.com: Get your e-life together Plocky.com: Get your e-life together
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WiserEarth Facebook App WiserEarth Facebook App
Publishes WiserEarth members activity on their Facebook profiles.
Call My Wall Call My Wall
Call My Wall allows Facebook users to call in and leave posts on their Facebook wall over the telephone.
Chit Chat for Facebook Chit Chat for Facebook
A Facebook Instant Messenger app for talking with your Facebook friends from your desktop rather than having to use your browser.
Snippee Snippee
Deprecated
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Spatialbook Spatialbook
Deprecated
A simple solution for describe a location using the wall publishing feature, easy updating your latest location by integrate your Google Public Location Badge for updating your latest location automatically using Google maps application on your phone
Friendshirt Friendshirt
Deprecated
Create a unique T-Shirt featuring all your friends profile-images. It is easy and fun to show the world who your best friends are.
Charts.fm Charts.fm
Create your own charts, find new music or radio stations, watch the videos of your favorite artist or band.
I would have liked to be one of you I would have liked to be one of you
Deprecated
Steal statuses and names of your friends on Facebook.
TripSailor -  Sailing Blogs, Yacht Charter Reviews, Sailing Adventures, TripSailor - Sailing Blogs, Yacht Charter Reviews, Sailing Adventures,
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Social Organizer Social Organizer
Deprecated
Use a calendar with your friends. Integrates with Facebook.
Question Pile Question Pile
Deprecated
Question Pile is a collection of games based on information from Facebook and Flickr. The games include a challenging geography game, pick out the flickr photo that doesn't belong, How well do you know your Facebook friends and 4 others.
Facebook Photo Browser Facebook Photo Browser
Browsing photos on Facebook can be painfully hard. In Sharendipity, access your entire social graph in Facebook. This mashup gives you a way to view all photos, whether they are yours or your friends.
MatterMeter MatterMeter
A service where you can share opinions about products, services and people. Tell others what brands matter and don't matter to you. Then see how other people have "matterized" those same brands.
One of You One of You
Deprecated
Steal statuses and names of your friends on Facebook.
Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup Glastonbury 2009 Lineup Mashup
A mashup adding information from last.fm, amazon, the BBC and through them Music Brainz and Wikipedia, as well as music from LazyTune and videos from Google to the Glastonbury 2009 lineup. Includes Facebook app to mark bands.
Taglets Notifier Taglets Notifier
Deprecated
Integrates Taglets.org with Facebook to send one-line notifications when someone comments on tags you are following on Taglets.org. Provides a Taglets-enabled notes-like app for posting keyword-tagged notes.
Shopseen Shopseen
Deprecated
A social shopping site focusing on local stores. Users post pictures of products from their computer or mobile phone with a description and the store they found it at.
Food Geek Food Geek
Deprecated
Food Geek is a Facebook app allowing you to spare restaurant reviews, directions, and other info with your Friends. You can make plans by sending Facebook Friends notifications and emails. Food Geek messages, include directions, link to reviews, and more.
Chinese Food Map Chinese Food Map
Deprecated
A map and review platform for your favorite Chinese restaurants.
socialConnect socialConnect
Deprecated
socialConnect is a platform that uses the Social Actions API to search Social Actions from across 50+ sites and provides tools to the user to promote the Social Actions on various networks like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Blogger.
Trackle Trackle
A service that tracks your personalized information on the Web in one place. Using popularly tracked categories, Trackle keeps tabs on nearly everything in your life.
Flickrbook Flickrbook
Deprecated
Flickrbook lets you showcase your Flickr photos and sets on your Facebook profile. Plus, with Flickrbook, you can tag your Facebook friends on your Flickr photos and see photos of yourself tagged by your friends.
Friendbinder Friendbinder
Friendbinder brings together your friends from different social networks. It lets you keep track of all your friends in one place, saving you time and lets you post updates.
Learn10 Learn10
Learn10 was built to help people create a daily learning habit. The ethos is simple - once you become a member of Learn10 you will automatically be sent short, daily learning tasks - such as 10 new words in a foreign language.
Nobosh Nobosh
Deprecated
News stories for everything from the latest current business news, tech news, health news, advertising news, and corporate blogs. All powered by nobosh's algorithms.
FunFriendFotos FunFriendFotos
Have fun with your friends' Facebook photos. A Facebook app that integrates the Picnik photo editing API.
Chromomulator Chromomulator
News, videos, and pics about each of the top 100 Google searches (given via Google Hot Trends). Updated several times daily.
Simple Music Videos Simple Music Videos
Deprecated
Facebook app with a simple interface to view MTV music videos.
alem.com alem.com
A way to stay connected with MSN and Facebook, play games, watch music videos, and be oOrganized.
Headup Headup
Deprecated
Headup is a Semantic Web Firefox addon that brings you content related to your interests, friends and contacts.
Imaginalaxy Imaginalaxy
Photo sharing an enormous 2-d surface. GoogleMaps-style navigation. Place, arrange, rotate, re-size images to form photo collages. Edit images in real-time with friends. Share to Facebook, Myspace, and other services.
KwiClick KwiClick
KwiClick is a browser addon that enhances the way you view and retrieve information from your favorite services. KwiClick removes the need to open a new tab to get information from Google, Google Maps, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, FriendFeed and more.
Initt Initt
Initt is a simple start page created for spanish-speaking countries.
Spincloud Spincloud
Weather mashup with tagging, forecasting, and commenting, plus personalization and weather tracking. RSS enabled. Registration via OpenId or Facebook Connect.
Spot2be App Spot2be App
A short url service for locations. Share your locations among devices the easiest way possible.
Startpix Startpix
Your visual personal startpage. It lets you make your own visual startpage and share it with friends and communities.
TrackThis TrackThis
Track packages over email, SMS, Facebook or Twitter. TrackThis monitors your packages and when the move sends you a message with the new location and ETA. TrackThis supports FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL and other tracking codes.
Gawkk.com Gawkk.com
Gawkk.com is a community-based social video sharing website that specializes in allowing people to collect and share videos with their friends. Like Twitter for video.
OMOM - Online Members On Map OMOM - Online Members On Map
Online members from Ning.com, Hi5.com, Facebook.com, Bebo.com, Orkut.com, and MySpace.com on a Google Map. 34 supported languages, such as English, Turkish, Arabic, and Bulgarian.
VeeJay.tv VeeJay.tv
VeeJay.tv is an internet service that allows you to become a VeeJay - mixup your own set of music videos and share them with your friends. You can also discover new music video content by watching sets created by other people.
Facebook Music with Last.FM and MTV Facebook Music with Last.FM and MTV
Facebook app that displays all your Last.FM charts and recently purchased items from Items. Allows previewing of music and has artist profiles with Music Videos from MTV.
Phreetings App for Facebook Phreetings App for Facebook
Deprecated
Make photo and video e-greetings using Flickr and YouTube content: search, drag and drop, type message and Send.
GeckoGo GeckoGo
Travel planning site for independent travelers integrating Google Maps, Flickr, and various social networks for photo albums, trip planning, blogging and guide browsing.
Brainfall Personality Quizzes Brainfall Personality Quizzes
Using your Facebook login, explore the rich content of our website that is integrated with Facebook Connect and Application. Find your character by browsing through hundreds of personality quizzes and more.
Facebook Voicetag Facebook Voicetag
Deprecated
Leave or broadcast voice messages to your Facebook friends from your phone. No need for microphone or installed software. Works everywhere.
GeoUpdater GeoUpdater
Deprecated
Reads your location from FireEagle as you move and automatically pushes status updates to Facebook or generates a personal GeoRSS feed. Recent locations can also be displayed on a map and linked from status updates with nearby wikipedia entries.
Pixelpipe Pixelpipe
A federated media upload platform supporting a multitude of both output and input APIs, providers, protocols and applications.
FotoViewr FotoViewr
A 3D slideshow and photo gallery widget for your Flickr and Smugmug photos. Also available in Facebook, iGoogle, and WordPress plugins
Marcellus Marcellus
An online video management service to publish, manage and deliver online video.
VoxPix VoxPix
VoxPix lets you build a slide show with voice narration. Take pictures directly from your favorite photo hosting site then add voice through your phone. Uses APIs from Flickr, Photobucket, MySpace, Bebo and Facebook
Facebook 3Styler Facebook 3Styler
Deprecated
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Map A List Map A List
A wizard for creating and managing customized Google maps of address lists. Also has a Facebook app for mapping your friends.
Click2Message Click2Message
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Swurl Swurl
Swurl is a place to bring all the things you do online together to share in a blog-like format. Uses over 13 different APIs.
Update for Facebook Update for Facebook
Like an iPhone met Facebook. Real time status updates of your Facebook friends. Update your status, poke and message your friends via advanced UI.
Nightfeed Nightfeed
Nightfeed.com is a social, user-driven mashup of Google Maps and Facebook designed to let friends find nightlife.
idlasso idlasso
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Memorybook Memorybook
A puzzle-match game that integrates the photos of your Facebook friends. It was built using the Sharendipity platform.
rePownce rePownce
Share Pownce on Facebook. rePownce publishes your Pownce notes to your Facebook profile, feeds, and status. You can also post notes from rePownce.
SmartTickr SmartTickr
SmartTickr.com is a realtime Ajax Reader for RSS-Feeds, Twitter, Flicker, MySpace, Facebook, del.icio.us, LinkedIn, Ebay, YouTube, Jaiku and Last.fm.
Ipoki Ipoki
A GPS-based social network that allows people to share geolocation data using a small application installed in their mobile devices. Follow in Google Earth real-time, send photos to Flickr, map to blogs, and more.
BuddyBlend BuddyBlend
BuddyBlend is a way to easily get all of your friends activities in one location without logging into a bunch of different Social Networks or making friends with people all over again.
Blog on a Map Blog on a Map
SadakMap has developed a framework that allows blogging on the backdrop of a Map. Built on top of Google Maps and is integrated with Facebook and Flickr.
iPhoneLocator for Facebook iPhoneLocator for Facebook
Social mobile tracking with the iPhone on Facebook. Find iPhone-using friends near you.
NetTickr NetTickr
Allows users to add RSS feeds, applications, email and web sites to their personal Ticker. NetTickr is always scanning the users net for new items and displays the content in the users NetTickr.
twitplus twitplus
Enhances twitter to allow you to post pictures, videos and also share files with your twitter friends. Files can be shared on your public twitter time line, or securely for view and download by your selected twitter followers.
Learnit Lists Learnit Lists
This mashup has now been replaced with our new rebranded version, you can find it at www.learn10.com
MapMate MapMate
MapMate is a new way to update your Facebook status. You can plot your current location and set your status anywhere using Virtual Earth.
Tumblr Wall Tumblr Wall
Deprecated
Tumblr Wall is a Facebook app for Tumblr users.
Look What I Found Look What I Found
Look is a unique one-page eBay search engine. No repeat searching, no multiple pages. Available on Facebook.
Facebook Widget Slideshow Facebook Widget Slideshow
Make an imageLoop slideshow on Facebook and show it to friends in your profile.
AOLMail for Facebook AOLMail for Facebook
AOLMail lets you check on your new AOL mails from within Facebook.
Docoloco Docoloco
Find, share, and follow the best places to shop, eat, and drink. Use it to ask for recommendations, recommend the places you love or hate, and follow people, places, and topics to track the best local places.
Netvibez Netvibez
Watch videos from YouTube, AOL, Yahoo, Metacafe; view Flickr images, search for music from Pandora, and play games. Use the Hide Me feature to quickly hide the site if you are at work.
Ultrasearchula Ultrasearchula
Search Google, Amazon, eBay, YouTube, Facebook, Wikipedia and more, all from a single search box. Includes category defaults and quick 1-character shortcuts.
Mallicious Social Shopping Mallicious Social Shopping
Mallicious offers a social shopping experience that leverages real life relationships on Facebook to help consumers find online deals.
Cloud Last.fm Cloud Last.fm
A Last.fm gadget that gives a custom tag cloud on iGoogle based on genre labels input by and identified with a Last.fm ID. A Facebook version is available as well.
My Camps Facebook App My Camps Facebook App
Facebook application for searching, rating, reviewing, and sharing summer camps. Put your favorite camps on the map and meet other friends who share the same experiences.
Our Places Our Places
A Facebook app that combines Google Maps, Bigtribe Geohana, and Facebook. The result is a more social version of Yelp, with extra features, such as restaurant, golf, and hotel reservations.
FizzBoost FizzBoost
Brings together Facebook desktop alert programs into one interface. View recent notifications, photos, an alphabetical Friend list, and receive alerts and upload photos. FizzBoost is a companion to Facebook.
Faceforce Faceforce
Faceforce integrates Facebook profile information with Salesforce data in real time, providing you with an instant 360 degree view of customers, prospects, and business associates. View and manage all your contacts in one place.
Music Creek Music Creek
Deprecated
Play music videos of artists continuously, sync them between YouTube and local iTunes, and sync them with your iPod or iPhone. Also provides video playlists based on top ranking of iTMS and other sources.
The Campus Atlas The Campus Atlas
Consolidates different Web components for college students. Contains Google search, video and local search, local businesses, maps, news feeds, professor searches, local drink specials, and games.
Keep Up With Jones Keep Up With Jones
This Facebook app allows you to connect to Zillow from Facebook. View information about your house and see what your friends houses are worth.
Peppers and Pollywogs Peppers and Pollywogs
Kids party entertainer and venue mashup--aggregates photos, videos and reviews, and helps parents find the right kids entertainment within their budgets.
Two Degrees Two Degrees
Search the friends lists of your friends to find people who should be on your own list.