Timeline for a change!

Created by Sneha Bedi on Fri 2nd Mar 2012

On the 20th September 2011, Facebook started rolling out to users the option to start using timeline. A few months later in a much anticipated move, Facebook has now extended the Timeline page format to brands, allowing companies to organise their content and information chronologically. Currently pages fucntion in the original format, but will have to adopt the Timeline by 31st March 2012. Overview: The timelines layout for brands is now similar to personal layout, with space for a cover ...

Channel 5 makes UK first as iPlatform brings Facebook Credit Voting to life

Created by Sneha Bedi on Mon 20th Feb 2012

Channel 5 has launched Facebook voting for its reality show Big Brother. This marks the first time a UK television network uses Facebook Credits for voting on a TV show.

f8 2011: The Revamp of Facebook

Created by The iPlatform on Mon 3rd Oct 2011

At Facebook's core is the social graph; people and the connections they have to everything they care about. In the recent f8 conference, Facebook introduced three significant updates that will bring us all closer to this goal of making the world a more open and connected place. First, it is the announcement of Timeline, where we can now tell our life story with a new profile. Secondly, it is the extension of the Open Graph to include arbitrary actions and objects created by 3rd party apps and enabling these apps to integrate deeply into the Facebook experience. Lastly, powering our news feed based on user activity and engagement is the Graph Rank.

Facebook are deprecating FBML

Created by Darren Jones on Fri 30th Sep 2011

Since early 2011, Facebook have been starting the transition from FBML (Facebook Markup Language) to iFrame tabs. FBML was first introduced in 2007 alongside Facebook launching their Platform, giving developers easy access to Facebook features and widgets and more importantly, the user base. It was announced this morning that Facebook will officially be deprecating FBML in favour of the new iFrame tabs. The move to iFrame tabs is very welcomed by developers for a couple of reasons.

Case Study: Jack Daniel's Music Reporter

Created by The iPlatform on Fri 5th Aug 2011

Jack Daniel's Music Reporter is an application built for Jack Daniel's as part of its campaign to connect with fans from all over the world. Jack Daniel's wanted to be able to hear festival experiences straight from fans and celebrate live music.