In This Chapter
Developing applications in Facebook
Writing your custom application code
Executing your first Facebook application
www.facebook.com) is a social media networking site launched in 2006 that allows anyone over the age of 13 with a valid e-mail address to create an account. At the time of this writing, Facebook had approximately 400 million users, a number that is growing rapidly.
After you have an account on Facebook, you can join any number of networks created according to geographical location, workplace, church affiliation, high school or college, and so on. Once on Facebook, you can search for classmates, coworkers, colleagues, or any other person you want to keep in touch with. To connect with another user, you simply ask that person to be your friend; if he accepts, you're now connected. ...