Let's take a look at what APIs other social networks offer developers, and what they do.
Facebook provides a range of APIs to allow different types of applications to interact with their platform. This includes:
- Website Integration: Integrating Facebook with your own website, including authentication, Single Sign-On, liking external content, and displaying Facebook network information within a page
- Mobile Integration: Incorporating Facebook into mobile applications
- Facebook Applications: Extending the functionality of Facebook by developing third-party applications, which operate from within the Facebook site
The range offered by Facebook is used not only to enhance what is available on the Facebook site, but also ...