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Blogmarks tagged facebook in 2007

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Two-Faced Django. Excellent Django tutorial by Will Larson that shows how to build a polling application with an interface both on the Web and in Facebook. Also touches on unit testing and Ajax using jQuery. # 14th December 2007, 2:44 pm

Deconstructing Facebook Beacon JavaScript. How Facebook’s new Beacon service (also known as “Facebook ruined Christmas”) actually works. # 25th November 2007, 9:20 pm

Is Facebook Really Censoring Search When It Suits Them? Apparently MoveOn’s group “Petition: Facebook, stop invading my privacy!” stopped showing up in search results for “privacy”—the search claimed 17 results but suspiciously only showed 16. # 23rd November 2007, 7:50 am

New on Dopplr: The Past (with Pictures). Dopplr’s trip pages automatically display your Flickr/Facebook photos that were taken during the duration of the trip—simple and smart integration of third party sites. # 20th October 2007, 11:25 am

identity-matcher. Dopplr’s social network importing code (for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook and sites supporting Microformats), implemented as a Rails ActiveRecord plugin. # 4th October 2007, 2:53 pm

Announcing the Dopplr 100. Similar to how Facebook used to only allow college e-mail addresses, Dopplr is now open to holders of e-mail accounts from 100 large corporations. The blog release doesn’t specify if each corporation gets its own special “group” within the application; that would be a neat touch. # 26th September 2007, 4:34 pm

Facebook Bankruptcy. I have exactly the same problem. # 29th July 2007, 9:11 pm

Washington Post and Facebook. Deryck Hodge on hacking against Facebook API using Django. # 19th June 2007, 10:33 am

iLike: Holy cow... 6mm users and growing 300k/day! (via) Facebook platform offers a viral distribution mechanism for free. Downside: you have to double your capacity every few days. # 13th June 2007, 9:02 am

The Facebook Platform wiki (via) Not very well promoted yet. # 13th June 2007, 8:52 am

Top XSS exploits by PageRank. Yahoo!, MSN, Google, YouTube, MySpace, FaceBook all feature. # 29th May 2007, 10:07 pm

phpsh. An interactive shell for PHP, developed at Facebook and written mostly in Python. Facebook are really pushing their open-source stuff at the moment. # 3rd April 2007, 9:43 am

Facebook Query Language. The Facebook API now lets you run SQL-like queries. You can’t do joins but you can perform very simple subselects. # 25th February 2007, 12:06 pm