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Facebook Cookbook by Jay Goldman

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Retrieving Friends in a Specific Friend List

Problem

I need to retrieve the friends from a specific user’s specific friend list using FQL.

Solution

SELECT name FROM user WHERE uid IN (SELECT uid FROM friendlist
_member WHERE flid IN (SELECT flid FROM friendlist WHERE name = $name
 AND owner = $user));

Discussion

This will work only when user is the current loggedinuser.

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