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playing with Facebook’s graph search

June 19, 2014 Leave a comment

Here is a nice post on Facebook’s graph search with several examples: link.

Some commands:

  • People from [Your Town] who work at [Company Name]
  • Restaurants nearby liked by my friends
  • Local events this weekend
  • etc.

Facebook tips

Problem
You want to get the profile photo of a friend.

Solution
The profile address is https://www.facebook.com/%5Busername%5D . Visit https://graph.facebook.com/%5Busername%5D/picture (or https://graph.facebook.com/%5Busername%5D/picture?type=square).

User info in JSON
See https://graph.facebook.com/%5Busername%5D . Here you’ll get the user ID too.

Tip from here.

Check your privacy on Facebook

January 26, 2011 1 comment

Method 1

If you want to check your privacy settings on Facebook, visit http://www.rabidgremlin.com/fbprivacy/.

This page shows you what information the Facebook API provides to sites that you log into. It should highlight if you have left any of your personal information open for everyone to see.

Method 2

Visit http://www.reclaimprivacy.org/.

This website provides an independent and open tool for scanning your Facebook privacy settings.

Read more here.

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