Everything Facebook Launched At f8 And Why

This year's f8 didn't see comedian Andy Sandberg bumbling around on stage parodying Mark Zuckerberg. And that was smart, because Facebook is no joke to the millions of developers that earn their livel

Facebook Will Soon Open-Source More Of The Core Technology Behind Its Paper App

At its F8 developer conference Facebook today announced that it will soon open-source more of the technology behind its Paper mobile app for iOS. In a few weeks, the company will upload the code for D

Facebook’s New APIs Let Media Outlets Visualize Trending Topics And Hashtags

TV news and other media sources now have a way to show off what’s popular on Facebook and with whom. Today Facebook launched the Trending, Topic Insights, Topic Feed, and Hashtag Counter APIs.

Internet.org Lets f8 Developers Test Apps On A Simulated Low-Bandwidth Network

Until now, Internet.org has been a lot of talk about connecting the world without much to touch. But today at f8, Facebook and Ericsson gave Internet.org its first physical incarnation with a hands-on

Facebook Rolls Out Billing Info “Autofill” For Simpler Checkout To 450K Ecwid E-Commerce Merchants

Facebook today announced a partnership with ecommerce site platform Ecwid to let its merchants easily integrate Autofill With Facebook, a feature that lets customers pull in credit card, billing, and

Facebook Updates Parse With Lower Prices, Improved Analytics, Offline Capabilities

At Facebook’s F8 developer conference today, Parse CEO and co-founder Ilya Sukhar announced that the company is significantly lowering its prices for developers. Until now, Parse offered differe

Facebook Audience Network Mobile Ad Network Launches At f8

Facebook today launched its mobile ad network called Facebook Audience Network so developers can make money without having to sell their own ads, do their own targeting, handle measurement, or route p

Facebook Launches AppLinks To Make Deep Linking Between Apps Easier

At its F8 developer conference today, Parse CEO and co-founder Ilya Sukhar announced the launch of AppLinks.org, a new initiative that will make deep-linking between native apps easier for developers

Facebook Launches Anonymous Login So You Can Try Apps Without Giving Up Your Data

At its F8 developer conference today, Facebook  a new version of its login system for third-party apps that lets people log in anonymously so they can demo apps before they provide their personal dat

Facebook Themes f8 Around A “Stable Mobile Platform,” Offers 2-Year API Stability Guarantee

The theme for today’s f8 Facebook conference is “stable mobile platform,” an effort to give developers an assurance Facebook won’t change and break things like it used to. Mar

Looks Like Facebook Will Make Ecommerce And User Testing Announcements At f8

What exactly is Facebook launching tomorrow? It's hard to say. But we know it's planning coordinated announcements with at least one ecommerce platform and one product testing service, as these compan

Facebook’s Mobile Ad Network Is Called “Facebook Audience Network” And Here’s How It Works

Next week at f8, Facebook will unveil Facebook Audience Network, its mobile ad network that will let developers target both standard banners and custom ad units with Facebook's vast trove of personal

Facebook Opens Registration For Its F8 Developer Conference On April 30

After a few years without holding a major developer event, Facebook today opened the application process for its F8 developer conference in San Francisco on April 30th. Unlike other developer conferen