Revision History - Platform Policies
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New terms added regarding promotional content in your app's icon and ad inclusions within your game.
Changes under the sections "Encourage proper use" and "Games"; "Jobs API" renamed to "Jobs Platform".
Terminology update in the "Login" section.
Update under "Subscription-based messaging".
Clarification made under "Messages and Data".
Changes under "Build a quality product" and "Messenger Platform".
Minor change under "Live API".
Major changes to "Pages API and Features"; New section entitled "Jobs API".
Small change under "Ads".
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".