As part of our ongoing effort to improve our communication with our developer community, we offer you our latest monthly roundup of the announcements, new features, and updates to Facebook Platform that occurred during May, 2009.
posts field — which is part of the
comments array returned by stream.get and the stream FQL table — to
comment_list for proper XML serialization. We'll return a list of comments in both
comment_list for the next two months, before deprecating the
posts field entirely July 19, 2009.
modified_major in the results. This field indicates the time a major update (like addition of photos) was last made to the album.
metadata field to the stream.get API call. This lets you specify
photo_tags, so you can request this data concurrently with a single call to stream.get. These parameters strictly optional, but
profiles default to true (until we deprecate them June 9, 2009) to keep existing functionality from breaking.
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