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Facebook Platform Policy

February 13, 2008ByPete Bratach

We at Facebook are committed to fostering a positive environment for Facebook Platform. As Platform has quickly grown over the past few months we've noticed that, in order to provide the best experience to our users, we need to clarify and expand our policies, as well as provide some guidance on how to create good, engaging applications.

We've just published some articles on the Facebook Developers Wiki describing Platform policy and the escalation of responses we can take when our policies and Terms of Service are violated. This policy statement is a living document that will occasionally be updated. We will inform you of any changes via the Developer blog or Platform Status feed (both are located in the Facebook Developer app), but please keep an eye on the policy document to make sure you're in compliance.

We also created a series of best practices that will help you develop, promote and monetize successful applications.

We encourage you to read the Platform Policy and Escalation Procedures document so you can understand our policies and how they relate to the Facebook Developer Terms of Service.

We hope we've cleared things up for you. If you have further questions, please email us at with [policy questions] in the subject line.