Facebook's Social Jobs App with 1.7M Listings; Create Groups for App or Game Beta Launched

Update 11/16: Facebook for Android, iPhone and iPad app, or the Facebook mobile web site -- now let you use "the Share button on News Feed stories from your phone.""This gives people a fast way to share stories with friends from their mobile phones, just as they can from their computers," the company wrote."When you […]

Update 11/16: Facebook for Android, iPhone and iPad app, or the Facebook mobile web site -- now let you use "the Share button on News Feed stories from your phone."

"This gives people a fast way to share stories with friends from their mobile phones, just as they can from their computers," the company wrote.

"When you click Share on a news feed story in your Facebook app or on m-site, you can re-post the story on your own Timeline so your friends can see it."

Facebook mobile and Android and iOS app adds Share button

Facebook Social Jobs App, an initiative that leverages social media to connect great jobs with great candidates -- launched as part of the Social Jobs Partnership (SJP), is a new tool that will make it easier for people on Facebook to find and share employment opportunities.

"The new SJP app is a central location where recruiters can share open positionswith the Facebook community sorted by industry, location and skills," Facebook stated.

The app launches with employment opportunities provided by BranchOut, DirectEmployers, Work4Labs, Jobvite and Monster.com.

Together, "these developers are offering applicants access to more than 1.7 million jobs currently hosted on Facebook," Facebook added.

To learn more, about the Social Jobs App, check the Social Jobs Partnership page.

Facebook Social Jobs App Launches with 1.7 Million listings

Facebook Social Jobs App Search Results Page

Also, Facebook has launched beta of Create Groups for your App or Game that let developers create and manage Groups via the Graph API to help people connect and share their experiences.

To date, many gamers create their own Groups to connect with friends and share tips and tricks about the games they play together. "Now games can seamlessly create and invite players who may not know each other outside of the game to join Groups around clans or other joint activities. Groups can facilitate community interaction and drive deeper connections among players.

You can get started now by reading concepts and reference documentation.

Also, launched an update today to the Open Graph Action submission flow let developers to upload screenshots of their Open Graph usage directly in the submission process.

With the "Streamlined Open Graph Approvals with Screenshots," Facebook says adherence to Open Graph Guidelines and uploading detailed screenshots of your Open Graph implementation will help expedite your review."

The "Debug version of the JavaScript SDK" now available --"is loaded un-minified and also contains stricter type checking."

If you are trying to debug an error when working with the JS SDK, "we encourage you to test against the debug version as it will provide more descriptive errors and is easier to step through," the company wrote.

See the Loading and Initialization section of the JavaScript SDK docs for information on how to load the debug version.

In the Platform Policy update (IV.4.b), Facebook says that "if you use any of our social plugins you must not sell or purchase placement or participate in any like exchange programs."

Facebook also rolling out HTTPS to all North America users starting this week, and "will be soon rolling out to the rest of the world."

Finally, Facebook for WordPress plugin update now offer "improved stability, individual settings pages, custom post type support, and custom post status support."

Version 1.1 now providing some nice features such as contextual help, asynchronous JavaScript loading, and content formatters with multibyte support.

Last the following changes will go into effect on February 6th, 2013 include: "Canonical URLs used when fetching Open Graph objects; Removing ability to post to friends walls via Graph API."