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Facebook.com - Platform Policies
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New terms concerning "Instant Games".
A new section has been added called "CrowdTangle API".
New terms under "Live API" that says not to publish only images or to live-stream polls associated with unmoving or ambient broadcasts.
Clarifications made under "4. Encourage proper use"; Definition of SDK updated.
A new section entitled "Camera Platform" has been added.
Terms removed from "2. Give people control" and changes to "19. Live API".
A clarification has been added to the "Protect Data" section.
Terminology changes under the "App Center" section.
Minor changes to "App Center" and "Messenger Platform"; "Ads API" renamed to "Marketing API".
A clarification has been made to the Data Collection and Use clause of the section "14. Ads API".
The "19. Live API" section has been amended concerning pre-recorded vs live content.
A new term has been added to the "Live API" section concerning third party ads in video content.
New terms added to the "16. Messenger Platform" section and a clarification was made to "Acceptable message types".
The terminology surrounding streaming directly to Facebook has been updated in section "19. Live API".
A link to the "Brand Guidelines for Facebook Developers" has been added to the section on encouraging proper use; The Messenger Platform section has been rewritten.
Updates to sections "Messages and Data" and "Live API".
An item under "Messages and Data" has been removed describing the approval process for your initial intended use cases for Messenger.
Section 19 on "Live API" has been updated concerning using the API to stream directly from a mobile phone or tablet.
"or business" added to the following sentence: Don't prefill captions, comments, messages, or the user message parameter of posts with content a person or business didn't create, even if the person can edit or remove the content before sharing.
Section 20 entitled "Profile Expression Kit" has been updated to include "photos or videos".
Sections updated: "Give People Control" and "Things You Should Know".
A new rule has been added under "Protect Data" related to making decisions about eligibility.
Clarification added concerning Share Dialogs to prefill a hashtag; New sections added: Additional policies for the Quotes Plugin (under Social Plugins), Messenger Platform, Account Kit, Live API, and Profile Expresion Kit.
Clarification added in section "3. Protect data"; A new section has been added on "Lead Ads"; Definition on "Ads API" added.
A new section called "Page API" has been added; New policy added to the section "Ads API".
Section "15. Messenger" has been updated.
Terms concerning third-party ads have been updated.
Clarification added in section "9. Games" concerning online gambling.
A new term added about giving "adequate consent from people before using any Facebook technology" under section 2, "Give people control"; An entirely new section added called "Messenger".
You may no longer incentivize people to like your app's Page. Last updated date re-added.
Changes made under section 14, Ads API. Some new rules added and removed as well as phrasing changes were made.
Rule 3 updated under the section "Give people control" concerning prefilling content from a user.
A new term added under section 2 (Give people control) concerning using your account information.
Many terms changed under sections 11 (App Center) and 12 (Open Graph).