Login with Facebook has arrived for applications using Microsoft’s Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems, as Facebook announced in a post on its developer blog that Facebook Login for Windows 8 is ready to use in production apps, while Windows Phone 8 support is being launched in beta.
The software-development kit for the Unity game engine that Facebook released in August is now officially out of beta, complete with the latest features of the social network’s SDKs for iOS and Android, Facebook announced in a post on its developer blog.
Facebook continues to roll out enhancements to its advertising options, particularly on the mobile side, announcing Monday that mobile applications can now be promoted via cost-per-action buying, and videos can now be included in creative for ads promoting mobile apps.
Facebook’s mobile application install ads have been a successful tool for brands and developers to drive users of the social network to install their apps, but what about getting them to return? The seven new calls to action for mobile app install ads announced by Facebook Tuesday are aimed at doing just that.
After taking care of users by updating its flagship iOS application for iOS 7, which Apple officially rolled out Wednesday, Facebook took care of its developers with the release of a new software-development kit for the operating system.
With Apple set to roll out iOS 7, and many reports pegging Sept. 10 as its debut date, Facebook urged iOS developers to update their software-development kits.
Does anyone remember the days when Facebook’s gaming ecosystem was dominated by Zynga? The social network continued to extend its reach in the gaming sector with Wednesday’s announcement of the release of a software-development kit for the Unity game engine.
Facebook released another updated software-development kit, this time for the Android platform, and improvements include the addition of share dialog, support for the object application-programming interface, and an improved login user interface, all of which had previous been introduced for iOS, and all of which are aimed at allowing developers to more easily implement Open Graph into their applications.
Version 3.7 of Facebook’s software-development kit for iOS is now available for download, with significant enhancements including a beta test of automatic error handling and an improved login user interface.