Facebook Bans Getting People Angry

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I had sent in my article about Now Playing being banned but it never got any attention. Now it seems that some higher profile sites/tools/apps are getting banned and people are angry: Facebook’s Ban Bot Leaves Some Developers Baffled (And Angry) I have been getting itchy to lower the rate limit again but hoping this little news helps Facebook re-examine … Read More

Facebook Bans Now Playing Plugin, Round 2

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On April 14th, the plugin was banned. On April 26th, I restored the plugin under new policies with a new release. On April 27th, the plugin was banned…again. On April 27th, the plugin was restored…again. The email I got: Subject: Application Now Playing Plugin has been disabled Hi, We’re committed to providing a positive user experience on Platform while also … Read More

Now Playing Plugin Returns To Facebook

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Previously. Here we go again. After giving it some time to settle, I decided the best course of action was to re-enable the Facebook integration. I didn’t want to remove it because people do use it. However, its been the most time consuming integration I have done and bringing it back required even more time. I want to explain the … Read More

Facebook Bans Now Playing Plugin

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Yesterday, I was suddenly locked out of my Facebook account. I had to go through a series of security steps to regain access. Looking at pictures of friends and had to identify them by multiple choice. Really? When you show me a baby picture of someone I barely know and have me choose if they are 1 of 6 people … Read More

Now Playing Facebook Support Updated

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The “API gods” over at Facebook have decided to once again change the world by removing the ability to update profile boxes via the API. They seem to be locking down the profile by only allowing some type of tabs to be created. I am bored. Too many changes. Given that and the difficulty in setting up profile stuff, I … Read More