The Facebook SDK for PHP enables developers to access the Facebook Graph API and use the Facebook Login from within PHP applications. Examples are provided that show how to use the SDK to retrieve a user's profile, post a link to a user's feed, and upload a photo to a user's profile.
Before Facebook users consider an alternative social network, two things must be easily moved to that alternative; their friends and their data. Facebook's website advertises it will give you your data so it can be uploaded to another service. ProgrammableWeb puts that bold claim to the test.
With over 6700 mashups in our directory, it's good to go back and look at previously reviewed categories to see what is new. Last year we looked at mashups that let users share their photos. Today, we'll go back and look at the latest mashups using photo APIs including Flickr; still the king of photo APIs.
Twitter recently announced what developers have been expecting since at least its Chirp conference. Links posted to Twitter will soon be passed through the company's own link shortener, t.co. It could be bad news for other services built to fill the link shortening need, such as Bit.ly (our Bit.ly API profile).