Facebook-owned cloud-application platform Parse is shifting its developer community over from its custom community forum to more standard tools Stack Overflow and Google Groups in an effort to ease the process of interacting for developers.
Facebook-owned cloud-application platform Parse announced the launch of ParseLoginUI, an open-source library project enabling developers to build login screens on Android apps with the Parse software-development kit.
Facebook announced two updates to its App Insights, aimed at giving developers a more clear look at actions users perform with their applications, as well as interactions that drive users to those apps.
Facebook announced an update for its iPad application, in which a new column was added on the right-hand side of News Feed, which includes birthdays, events, and four new sections aimed at promoting engagement with trending topics, videos, and games.
Facebook is a natural advertising medium for games played on its canvas or mobile applications that are connected to the social network, but what about AAA console titles? Developer Ubisoft promoted the launch of its “Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag” with Facebook advertising, and it achieved stellar results.
Prepare to see fewer stories from applications in News Feed, as Facebook announced a change to its News Feed algorithm that will emphasize what it calls explicitly shared stories from apps, or stories that users share by taking explicit actions, and cut back on implicitly shared stories, or stories automatically shared by apps without actions by the users.