Facebook Completes Rollout Of Developer Alerts

Facebook announced that it completed the rollout of its developer alerts feature earlier this week, and it is now available globally.

The social network announced developer alerts earlier this month, saying at the time that they will be used in the following instances:

  • If apps are using functionality that Facebook is altering or removing, alerts will be issued 90 days, 60 days, and 30 days prior to the changes taking effect, as well as on the day of the event.
  • When the status of app submissions changes, such as when open graph actions are approved.
  • Violations of Facebook’s platform policies and subsequent enforcement, such as relegating offending apps to sandbox mode.

Developers: Have you received any alerts from Facebook since the feature began rolling out?

Alert button image courtesy of Shutterstock.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Podcasting

PodcastingLearn to develop, create, and launch your own podcast! On October 23, Steve Belaner, the host of the weekly podcast The Gamut, will teach you how to determine the goals of your podcast, perfect your concept, contact and book guests, market your podcast, and get your show up and running in just a few weeks. Register now!