Facebook Platform Updates 'Live Stream, Like Button and Real-time'

Facebook rolled out some new features:Updated Live Stream plugin for all new and existing apps to be more consistent with users' expectations and other social plugins. In this release, all posts can be seen in real-time by other people viewing Live Stream, and adding option for users to not share their comments on Facebook. It […]

Facebook rolled out some new features:

Updated Live Stream plugin for all new and existing apps to be more consistent with users' expectations and other social plugins. In this release, all posts can be seen in real-time by other people viewing Live Stream, and adding option for users to not share their comments on Facebook. It also now support multiple Live Streams on one website by specifying a via URL, which'll link status updates to their respective pages.

Introduced the ability to see articles shared by your friends in the search typeahead. For instance, if your friend clicks "Like" on an article at a news site, the article will appear in your News Feed and can now also surface in the search type ahead.

Improvements to real-time updates for page updates and following object property types: relationship status, significant other, timezone and locale. To support developers building with users' location data, also introduced ability to subscribe to check-ins. Like all objects available via subscriptions, developers can only retrieve updates to check-in data after a user has granted permission.

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