Unruly Users Can Now Be Banned From Facebook Applications

facebook platform developersThere was a hidden gem in this week’s Facebook Platform update push: 3 new API calls to handle application moderation.

This has been a long requested feature with the initial enhancement filed back in October 2007. Even after the push, the new feature went largely unnoticed until it was mentioned by a Platform Team Member in this thread. Nonetheless, here are the API calls which were added:

For the time being this new feature does not have a graphical user interface; all actions must be done via the Facebook API. Also worth noting is that this feature is only useful to developers wishing to ban users by their Facebook ID — you’ll need to implement your own solution using iFrames if you’d like to ban users by IP address.

Tumblr Marketing

Mediabistro Course

Tumblr Marketing

Starting December 1, learn how to market using the most popular visual blog! In this course, you’ll learn how to develop a strategy for your own Tumblr account, get people to read and share your content, and integrate your marketing efforts with other social platforms. Register now!

 

Leave a Reply

2 Responses to “Unruly Users Can Now Be Banned From Facebook Applications”

  1. Atif Nazir says:

    Finally! This has been in demand since Jun 2007.

  2. Red Links 6/04/09 : Alexia Golez says:

    [...] can now be banned from Facebook [...]

Get the latest news in your inbox
interested in advertising with inside facebook?

Social Media Jobs
of the Day

Social Media and Online Assistant

Education Management
Chester, PA

Web Content Creator

John Paul Mitchell Systems
Los Angeles, CA

Social Media Specialist

Penske Media Corp.
Los Angeles, CA

Director of Marketing

Broadway Across America
Baltimore, MD

Featured Company

Join leading companies like this one and recruit from the nation's top media job seekers on the Mediabistro Job Board. Every job post comes with our satisfaction guarantee. Learn More
 

Our Sponsors

Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2014 Mediabistro Inc. call (212) 389-2000 or email us