Open Graph Archive

New Open Graph Tags for Publisher & Author

A quick one for the morning – as announced on the Facebook Developer Blog today, Facebook has updated & extended support for the author- & publisher Open Graph-tags. These tags allow blogs or news-websites to link an article to the Facebook profiles of both the author (=personal profile) and the publisher (=page). Usage is pretty

Open Graph Sponsored Stories – Laser-Focused Ad-Targetting for Facebook Apps and Content

[tl/dr] (Mobile) App Install Ads and Sponsored Stories for Domains are the most widespread ways for advertising apps or content-heavy web sites on Facebook right now. These types of ads make it possible to promote likes, shares and app installations in an efficient manner, but is this really all? Since the introduction of Open Graph

Shift in Paradigm: Facebook Now Hosting Your Open Graph Objects

A guest contribution by Klaus Breyer Up to now it’s been mandatory for each Open Graph Object to refer to a corresponding URL/webpage containing the actual Open Graph metatags which manifest the object and its attributes. Open Graph is threading the infinite depths of the web with its’ meta tags, spanning a semantic web unprecedentedly

Open Graph Apps for the Masses? An Overview of Recent Changes.

In January 2012 Open Graph, an interface that enables deeper integration of proprietary apps and websites with the Facebook Graph, was launched and publicly activated. Since then a lot of aspects of this software have been overhauled, some features were enhanced, some completely canceled. Despite initial scepticism — there was apprehension concerning extensive additional efforts for

How to Accelerate Your Facebook Open Graph Approval

Here at Die Socialisten we think a lot about our internal processes and how to speed them up. Because we’re doing a lot of agency work, our deadlines are often quite challenging. Today we came up with a (only half-serious) way to improve the OG approval process.

AllFacebook Devcon 2012 Keynote: “How to connect all the things” – Advanced Open Graph #3

[tl;dr] In the “Advanced Open Graph” series of posts I’m going to shed some light on lesser known or very new and therefore not as widely used features of Facebook’s Open Graph platform. This week I’m publishing the deck from my keynote at last weeks allfacebook.de DevCon Berlin 2012.  In my keynote, I’m presenting our learnings from one

Platform Briefing: Facebook Timeline & Open Graph Q4/2012

The Facebook platform is ever-evolving – for someone not constantly working on platform it has proven to be a challenge keeping up with new features & possibilities. That’s why every few months we are trying to give an overview on current developments in our platform briefings. The latest briefing (much like our work in 2012)

Passive Sharing & The End of Authenticated Referrals – Advanced Open Graph #2

[tl;dr] In the “Advanced Open Graph” series of posts I’m going to shed some light on lesser known or very new and therefore not as widely used features of Facebook’s Open Graph platform. This week we’ll cover a very recent change in policy regarding passive sharing & Authenticated Referrals.

Explicit Sharing – Advanced Open Graph #1

[tl;dr] In the “Advanced Open Graph” series of posts I’m going to shed some light on lesser known or very new and therefore not as widely used features of Facebook’s Open Graph platform. Since launching Open Graph in late 2011, the platform team has been very busy refining and optimizing the available APIs. Despite being

Uberch.at: Free, Open Graph-connected Chat Widget replacing Facebook’s Live Stream Plugin!

Die Socialisten are proudly launching Uberch.at, a free-to-use realtime chat widget connected to Facebook’s Open Graph, replacing Facebooks Live Stream plugin which is to be discontinued in October 2012. Uberch.at promises more referral traffic and viral spread of live chats by letting users publish their messages as Open Graph actions. Other features include a live-facepile