As Facebook's f8 Developer Conference Approaches, a Recap of Its Rumored Launches

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Facebook’s first f8 developer conference in two years is happening next Wednesday, and it will feature big announcements from the company. Here’s our look at the latest hints and rumors about what might be launched.

Open Graph API: Facebook revealed its plans for this platform API last fall, during its big “roadmap” presentation when it layed out its platform plans to developers. Before we discuss it further, here’s the official description:

The Open Graph API will allow any page on the Web to have all the features of a Facebook Page – users will be able to become a Fan of the page, it will show up on that user’s profile and in search results, and that page will be able to publish stories to the stream of its fans….

Once implemented, developers can include a number of Facebook Widgets, like the Fan Box, or leverage any API, which enable the transformation of...



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