Getting list of Facebook friends from a test account23 Nov 2011
To get the list of friends of a specific user, you are supposed to issue a
USER_ID/friends), passing the user
accessToken in the request.
Facebook used to return an array named
data where each value is an object
representing a friend. Each of this objects had two keys :
Until yesterday, it worked well.
Today, it seems broken for test users. The
namekey is no longer returned in
the call, you only get
I'm not sure it's intentionnal or not. At least I haven't seen any notice about this change. But I'm not sure it's a bug either, as Facebook documentation is crappy, we never really know if the output we got is the expected one or if it's a bug.
I'm not even sure we were supposed to get the
namein the first place,
What is definitely a bug is that the behavior is different for test users that for classic users.
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