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  • How to Have a Link & Picture URL Along with A Facebook Feed Through The API?

    Based on the FB API document, a feed can come with a URL and a picture URL (http://developers.facebook.com/docs/.../dialogs/feed/). The method postLink(java.lang.String message,
    FacebookLink link) (http://static.springsource.org/sprin...ocs/1.0.x/api/) is for posting a message along with a link. I don't see one for a picture URL.

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    You're right that Spring Social Facebook has no such method for posting links with pictures. But, this is highly related to the subject of https://jira.springsource.org/browse/SOCIALFB-6.

    Posting a link, message, image, etc is really all the same API call, just with a varying set of parameters. Thus, I intend to make postLink() obsolete and instead offer a method that takes an object populated with whatever parameters you set (probably built with some sort of builder class). This should offer you the opportunity to post almost anything with a single method. That's the plan, anyway.

    As you can see from the comments on that issue, I had trouble getting FB to recognize some of the parameters I was sending it, even though their documentation mentions those parameters and I know them to have worked in the past. So, a bit more work is required here to ensure that I'm sending the right stuff.

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    • #3
      Thanks Craig for your information.

      I just test out the postLink method. The method does the same thing as posting a link manually which will parse the page and grep a photo image from the page. It serves my usage for now.

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